Jesus, Peter and a Cup – John 18:11

Jesus, Peter and a Cup – John 18:11

Sunday Service – 9/20/2015

Pastor Bryan Parish

“Jesus, Peter and a Cup”

  1. The Meaning of the Cup 18:11
    1. The Symbolism Surrounding the Cup (18:1)
    2. The Embracing of the Cup (18:11)
  2. The Denial of the Cup 18:15-18, 25-27
    1. Denial #1: Shocking Response (18:15-18)
    2. Denial #2: Surprising Decisions (18:25)
    3. Denial #3: Supernatural Coincidence (18:26-27)
  3. The Fruit of the Cup
    1. Repentance (Luke 22:60-62)
    2. Mockery (Rom 8:1)
    3. Restoration (John 21:16-19)

“So Jesus said to Peter, “Put your sword into the sheath. Shall I not drink the cup which My Father has given Me?””

(John 18:11 NKJV)

“And Simon Peter followed Jesus, and so did another disciple. Now that disciple was known to the high priest, and went with Jesus into the courtyard of the high priest. But Peter stood at the door outside. Then the other disciple, who was known to the high priest, went out and spoke to her who kept the door, and brought Peter in. Then the servant girl who kept the door said to Peter, “You are not also one of this Man’s disciples, are you?”

He said, “I am not.”

Now the servants and officers who had made a fire of coals stood there, for it was cold, and they warmed themselves. And Peter stood with them and warmed himself.”

(John 18:15–18 NKJV)

“Now Simon Peter stood and warmed himself. Therefore they said to him, “You are not also one of His disciples, are you?”

He denied it and said, “I am not!”

One of the servants of the high priest, a relative of him whose ear Peter cut off, said, “Did I not see you in the garden with Him?” Peter then denied again; and immediately a rooster crowed.”

(John 18:25–27 NKJV)

“But Peter said, “Man, I do not know what you are saying!”

Immediately, while he was still speaking, the rooster crowed. And the Lord turned and looked at Peter. Then Peter remembered the word of the Lord, how He had said to him, “Before the rooster crows, you will deny Me three times.”So Peter went out and wept bitterly.”

(Luke 22:60–62 NKJV)

“There is therefore now no condemnation to those who are in Christ Jesus, who do not walk according to the flesh, but according to the Spirit.”

(Romans 8:1 NKJV)

“He said to him again a second time, “Simon, son of Jonah, do you love Me?”

He said to Him, “Yes, Lord; You know that I love You.”

He said to him, “Tend My sheep.”

He said to him the third time, “Simon, son of Jonah, do you love Me?” Peter was grieved because He said to him the third time, “Do you love Me?”

And he said to Him, “Lord, You know all things; You know that I love You.”

Jesus said to him, “Feed My sheep.Most assuredly, I say to you, when you were younger, you girded yourself and walked where you wished; but when you are old, you will stretch out your hands, and another will gird you and carry you where you do not wish.”This He spoke, signifying by what death he would glorify God. And when He had spoken this, He said to him, “Follow Me.””

(John 21:16–19 NKJV)

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