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Peter and Adventism

And when they had finished breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, “Simon, son of John, do you love me more than these?” He said to him, “Yes Lord, you know I love you.” He said to him, “Feed my lambs.”
Peter would never forget the night his master allowed himself to be given over into the hands of evil men. Everything about that night did not go well for him. Things took a negative turn at the last supper when, amidst his shame for fighting for position, he tried to refuse Christ’s washing of his feet. As the supper progressed his pride was further injured by Christ’s words prophesying of his pending denial. Then in the garden he had failed to watch and pray even after Jesus repeatedly pled for his support. Again, an hour later as he watched his master being taken, he was rebuked for drawing his sword in Christ’s defense. 
It was a very confused and hurting Peter who stood outside the judgement hall that night. Too proud and scared to enter yet his genuine love for his master still drew …