Jesus Foretells Peter's Denial
"Simon, Simon, behold, b Satan demanded to have you, c that he might sift you like wheat,
but d I have prayed for you that your faith may not fail. And when you have turned again, e strengthen your brothers."
Peter said to him, "Lord, I am ready to go with you both f to prison and g to death."
h Jesus said, "I tell you, Peter, the rooster will not crow this day, until you deny three times that you know me."
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Job 1:6 - 12
Now there was a day when the sons of God came to present themselves before the Lord, and Satan also came among them.
Job 2:1 - 6
Again there was a day when the sons of God came to present themselves before the Lord, and Satan also came among them to present himself before the Lord.
2 Corinthians 2:11
So that we would not be outwitted by Satan; for we are not ignorant of his designs.
1 Peter 5:8
Be sober-minded; be watchful. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.
1 Corinthians 5:5
You are to deliver this man to Satan for the destruction of the flesh, so that his spirit may be saved in the day of the Lord.
For behold, I will command, and shake the house of Israel among all the nations as one shakes with a sieve, but no pebble shall fall to the earth.
Behold, the hour is coming, indeed it has come, when you will be scattered, each to his own home, and will leave me alone. Yet I am not alone, for the Father is with me.
I am praying for them. I am not praying for the world but for those whom you have given me, for they are yours.
And I am no longer in the world, but they are in the world, and I am coming to you. Holy Father, keep them in your name, which you have given me, that they may be one, even as we are one.
I do not ask that you take them out of the world, but that you keep them from the evil one.
Then I will teach transgressors your ways, and sinners will return to you.
John 21:15 - 17
When they had finished breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, "Simon, son of John, do you love me more than these?" He said to him, "Yes, Lord; you know that I love you." He said to him, "Feed my lambs.
And when he had seized him, he put him in prison, delivering him over to four squads of soldiers to guard him, intending after the Passover to bring him out to the people.
(This he said to show by what kind of death he was to glorify God.) And after saying this he said to him, "Follow me.
Matthew 26:33 - 35
Peter answered him, "Though they all fall away because of you, I will never fall away.
Mark 14:29 - 31
Peter said to him, "Even though they all fall away, I will not.
John 13:37 - 38
Peter said to him, "Lord, why can I not follow you now? I will lay down my life for you.