Skip to content
Catholic Online SHopping 20% off RE-Grand Opening SALE

RE-Grand Opening
FREE Shipping over $49 (lower 48)

I Am Peter, The Truth is, We are all Peter!

By Jackie Stammen
6/29/2014 (3 years ago)
Laughs and Love (laughsandlove.com)

Allow God to turn you into who you were meant to become.

Once. Twice. Three times.

Peter the Apostle denied Christ THREE times, even after being forewarned that one among the Apostles would do so. Peter was a man who loved our Lord so much. He gave up his life to follow Christ. Yet, he was so human and fell just like we do... continually.

Jesus changed Peter's heart and life and made him the first Pope, the first grand caretaker of the Church.

Jesus changed Peter's heart and life and made him the first Pope, the first grand caretaker of the Church.

Highlights

By Jackie Stammen
Laughs and Love (laughsandlove.com)
6/29/2014 (3 years ago)

Published in Blog

Keywords: Redeeming God, Peter the Apostle, Denied three times, Jesus, love, God


span style="line-height: 1.22;">NASHVILLE, TN - You can't deny the message Jesus sends to us by choosing Peter. No matter how many times we fall (and fall, we will), our lives still carry so much value and purpose. No matter what we've done, there is still so much room for Jesus to fill us with His grace and enter our hearts. Because Christ died for us, we are redeemed and forgiven time and time again, whether we feel deserving or not.

I imagine Peter felt unworthy to be forgiven after he repeatedly denied the man who was sent to save him. Still Jesus teaches us what it really means to love and forgive. He changed Peter's heart and life and made him the first Pope, the first grand caretaker of the Church.

See our exquisite rosaries
 I often think to myself, I am Peter. Don't you ever have those moments in life where you know you've just failed? You know what you've said or done was not pleasing to God, but you couldn't take back what was already said or done? So you tell yourself it won't happen again, but then before you know it you're right back in your old ways? Peter. That was Peter. Once. Twice. Three times.

The truth is, we are all Peter. We've all fallen and will fall again; however, you need to know that your life has a beautiful future in store. You have a saving, redeeming God who loves you and with Him all things are possible. So when you feel like the betraying Peter, just remember the Peter God turned him into. The Peter he was meant to become.

Allow God to turn you into who you were meant to become.

Laughs and Love,Jackie:-)

Light a virtual candle and say a prayer


Comments


More Blog

Don't Jump Watch

Image of Don't jump!

People do not understand God and his ways. This is based on various statements that are said. "Why did God do this to me?" "Why did God ... continue reading


All Things Are Possible With God

Image of With God, all things are possible.

If you are living and breathing, you will eventually meet your wall. An unwelcome obstacle that stops you in your tracks. It could be a ... continue reading


When God Moves on Your Behalf

Image of

It is important to find a way to give God thanks for all His blessings upon your life, and your children and loved ones. Manifest your ... continue reading


Will We Use Our Ears To Hear?

Image of

Some Catholic theologians, clergy and writers teach that we should have a reasonable hope all men and women will be saved. We should reject ... continue reading


Your Love Defends Me Watch

Image of Matt Maher

Matt Maher's recent song "Your Love Defends Me" expresses his faith in God's love for us. In this song, Matt and his band adeptly blend ... continue reading


Never Miss any Updates!

Stay up to date with the latest news, information, and special offers.

Catholic Online Logo

Copyright 2017 Catholic Online. All materials contained on this site, whether written, audible or visual are the exclusive property of Catholic Online and are protected under U.S. and International copyright laws, © Copyright 2017 Catholic Online. Any unauthorized use, without prior written consent of Catholic Online is strictly forbidden and prohibited.