And then, the conversation around the fire while they watched in astonishment as Jesus, whom they knew had died a horrible death yet whom they knew was right there in front of them, ate with them, laughed with them, talked about the future with them, and then asked Peter those three haunting questions: "Simon, Son of John, do you love me?" (Interesting that Jesus calls him "Simon", after renaming him "Peter" earlier on. Maybe this was Jesus' way of contrasting who Peter had been with who Jesus was presently calling him to be.)
|"Tend my sheep"|
We'll be exploring all of this and more this Sunday, April 14th, at Ft. Collins First UMC. Join us!
And if you have any stories about "tending Jesus' sheep" - wherever you encountered them, I'd love to hear them, and if they fit, to include them in the sermon on Sunday.