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46-deny

Lent day 46

Saturday

Theme: Deny

Scripture

John 13:36-38

Simon Peter asked, “Lord, where are you going?”

Jesus answered, “You can’t go with me now, but later on you will.”

Peter asked, “Lord, why can’t I go with you now? I would die for you!”

“Would you really die for me?” Jesus asked. “I tell you for certain that before a rooster crows, you will say three times that you don’t even know me.”

Reflection prompts

  • When have you been in denial?
  • When have you denied others?
  • When have you denied God?

Prayer

Holy God, Peter denied. I understand why. Being a Christian in this world is not easy. People have assumptions about what I believe, who I am, who I include. I find myself tempted to defend my beliefs, or to downplay how much I long for you. Forgive me, for I am like Peter. I have been ashamed to tell this story. Forgive me, forgive me, forgive me. Amen. —Prayer by Rev. Sarah Are | A Sanctified Art LLC | sanctifiedart.org

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