Redbird's Roost

“Then he began to curse and swear, ‘I do not know the man!’ And immediately a rooster crowed. And Peter remembered the word which Jesus had said, ‘Before a rooster crows, you will deny Me three times.’ And he went out and wept bitterly.” Matthew 26:74-75 (NASB)
“But Peter got up and ran to the tomb; stooping and looking in, he saw the linen wrappings only; and he went away to his home, marveling at what had happened.” Luke 24:12 (NASB)
Jesus’ love does not fail no matter how much we fail Him. Interestingly though, we often fail Him though we genuinely love Him. Still, what we learn from it all is what Peter discovered: our relationship with Him does not depend on our ability but on His faithfulness.
Peter was not the only one to ever fail the Jesus. James and John had declared their ability to earn the…

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