The Lord Jesus has warden twice that he/they would fall away as He mentioned about His suffering that would happen that night. But Peter and the disciples didn’t take His warning seriously. Rather he declared that he would never fall away even if he had to die with the Lord Jesus.
. What could we observe the heart of man from the way Peter/they was/were so confident? Jer 17:9-10 The heart is deceitful above all things and beyond cure. Who can understand it?
. “I the LORD search the heart and examine the mind, to reward a man according to his conduct, according to what his deeds deserve.”
• What could we observe the consequence of confidence in the flesh? Jer 17:5-6
This is what the LORD says: “Cursed is the one who trusts in man, who depends on flesh for his strength and whose heart turns away from the LORD.
He will be like a bush in the wastelands; he will not see prosperity when it comes. He will dwell in the parched places of the desert, in a salt land where no one lives.
• What is the basis of Apostle Paul’s confidence we could observe? Phil 4:13 I can do everything through him who gives me strength.
• What is the Lord Jesus saying about your own confidence these days?
• How do you want to respond to His voice?