Monday, February 18, 2013

Safely Following

I read this in my Bible reading plan (thank you, M'Cheyne) from Luke 22.54, "...and Peter was following at a distance."

After a promise to be faithful to the end.

After a pledge of his very life.

After a swipe at the servant named Malchus, though only getting an ear.

After a promise that his faith wouldn't fail, though sifted by Satan.

After all this, he followed at a distance.

Because it's safer to follow Him at a distance - His demands aren't as sharp, His commands aren't as clear, His agenda not as consuming.

But that's just me thinking thoughts...

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