A traditional show of lament, suffering or grief was for the people of Israel (among others) to tear, or rend, their clothing. It was an outward sign of what was going on in their hearts […]
But Peter said, “Man, I do not know what you are talking about.” And immediately, while he was still speaking, the rooster crowed. And the Lord turned and looked at Peter. And Peter remembered the saying of the Lord, how he had said to him, “Before the rooster crows today, you will deny me three times.” And he went out and wept bitterly. Luke 22: 60-62
What did Peter just do? How could he deny Jesus after all they had been through? This was the lowest moment of his life. He had failed miserably. Peter didn’t have faith that Jesus would take care of him. He was only thinking about himself.
“If I don’t get help, I’m not sure if I’m going to make it.” This statement was the beginning of a life-giving transformation in the life of our guest, Blake Hudspeth. We get to sit down and talk with Blake about the journey he’s been on for the past several years in discovering real freedom, which he describes as “the ability to live the way GOD has designed you to live.”
Temptation has found you. Your sin has grown. You feel like your relationship with GOD is gone. HE wI’ll never forgive you. You are too far gone. Maybe you think GOD could never love you or forgive you because of what you have done. Could your sin be greater than GOD?