Peter Denies Knowing Jesus (Luke 22:54-62) 05/09/19

Peter Denies Knowing Jesus

Luke 22:54-62

I. Following from a Distance (vs. 54)

    a. When Jesus was arrested in the Garden of Gethsemane Mark 14:50 records “they all forsook Him and fled.”

    What does Peter do? _______________________________________________________________________

    b. What do you think the disciples were thinking when all this transpired? _____________________________

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    c. John 18:15 indicates Peter was not alone. Why might Luke be focused primarily on Peter in his account?

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    d. Why does the mob take Jesus to the high priest’s house? _________________________________________

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II. Trying to Blend In (vs. 55-56)

    a. At the high priest’s house who is the “they” that kindle a fire? _____________________________________

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    b. Where does Peter go and what does he do initially? ______________________________________________

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    c. Would you guess Peter is trying to stand out or blend in? _________________________________________

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    d. Were those present only the ones who comprised the arresting mob? _________ How do you know? ______

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III. Denial (vs. 56-62)

    a. Who was the first to recognize Peter as a disciple of Jesus? _______________________________________

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    b. What does Peter say? ______________________________________________________________________

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    c. Who identifies Peter as a disciple the second time? _______________________________________________

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    d. How does Peter respond to the second person saying Peter was a disciple of Jesus? ____________________ 

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    e. A third time Peter is identified as Jesus’ disciple by whom? _________________________________________

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    f. How does Peter respond? ____________________________________________________________________

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    g. As soon as Peter denies the Lord the third time what other things happen? ____________________________

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    h. Now what does Peter do? ___________________________________________________________________

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IV. Application: In what ways can we still “deny” the Lord? ___________________________________________

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