Jesus Foretells Peter's Denial
And the Lord said, "Simon, Simon! Indeed, d Satan has asked for you, that he may e sift you as wheat.
"But f I have prayed for you, that your faith should not fail; and when you have returned to Me, g strengthen your brethren."
But he said to Him, "Lord, I am ready to go with You, both to prison and to death."
h Then He said, "I tell you, Peter, the rooster shall not crow this day before you will deny three times that you know Me."
New King James Version (NKJV) Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc.
1 Peter 5:8
Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil walks about like a roaring lion, seeking whom he may devour.
For surely I will command, And will sift the house of Israel among all nations, As grain is sifted in a sieve; Yet not the smallest grain shall fall to the ground.
I pray for them. I do not pray for the world but for those whom You have given Me, for they are Yours.
Now I am no longer in the world, but these are in the world, and I come to You. Holy Father, keep through Your name those whom You have given Me, that they may be one as We are.
I do not pray that You should take them out of the world, but that You should keep them from the evil one.
John 21:15 - 17
So when they had eaten breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, "Simon, son of Jonah, 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 in those days Peter stood up in the midst of the disciples (altogether the number of names was about a hundred and twenty), and said.
But Peter, standing up with the eleven, raised his voice and said to them, "Men of Judea and all who dwell in Jerusalem, let this be known to you, and heed my words.
2 Peter 1:10 - 15
Therefore, brethren, be even more diligent to make your call and election sure, for if you do these things you will never stumble.
Matthew 26:33 - 35
Peter answered and said to Him, "Even if all are made to stumble because of You, I will never be made to stumble.
Mark 14:29 - 31
Peter said to Him, "Even if all are made to stumble, yet I will not be.
And the Lord turned and looked at Peter. Then Peter remembered the word of the Lord, how He had said to him, "Before the rooster crows, you will deny Me three times.
Peter said to Him, "Lord, why can I not follow You now? I will lay down my life for Your sake.
Jesus answered him, "Will you lay down your life for My sake? Most assuredly, I say to you, the rooster shall not crow till you have denied Me three times.