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September 19: God’s True Grace

Read I Peter 1:1-12 Peter knew something about the true grace of God. I mean, he really knew it. From the moment he stepped out of the boat and right on top of the water (Matt. 14:25ff) to the moment Jesus … Continue reading

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September 18: Opening the Door to the Gentiles

Read Acts 9:32-10:48 To Peter, Jesus said, “I will give you the keys of the kingdom of heaven; whatever you bind on earth will be bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth will be loosed in heaven.” (Matt. … Continue reading

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September 17: The Temple Beggar

Read Acts 3:1-26 What was it about this particular day that made Peter choose to stop and give the crippled beggar all that he had? I mean, why today? Why now? The Bible says the man was put there every … Continue reading

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September 16: Transformed Into New

Read Acts 1:-2:47 Jesus had promised power for His disciples. It was the kind of power that would make them witnesses not just in their neighborhoods but all over the world. I read this Scripture, and I wonder, what was it that … Continue reading

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September 15: Forgiven and Commissioned

Read John 21:1-25 Peter had followed Christ for three years. As we read yesterday, when the pressure was on, this former fisherman denied knowing Jesus. Three times. After Peter’s denial, Jesus died, rose from the dead, and even appeared to … Continue reading

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September 14: Caught in the Dark

Read John 18:1-27 I can picture the darkness of that night in the olive grove. Then later in Caiaphas’ courtyard. The dark of the night that cloaked the betrayal. The dark of Simon Peter’s shame that cloaked his new name. I imagine … Continue reading

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September 13: The Transfiguration

Read Matthew 17:1-21 Who was Peter? We have seen him as a fisherman turned fisher of men. We have identified him as a man with spiritual insight and confusion, recognizing Jesus as the Christ but not capturing the essential nature … Continue reading

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