Peter Repents

Mark 14:72-15:1 (Focus: Repentance)

This week we studied Peter’s repentance after he realized his denial of Jesus; clarified the “three” trials; and learned a little bit about the first-century Roman Prefect, Pilate. This lesson served as a warning against becoming cocky in our faith (no pun intended), because we’re all vulnerable to temptation. We were encouraged as we discussed Jesus’ response to the repentant heart.

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Peter’s Repentance & Sanhedrin’s Betrayal
Mark 14:72 – 15:1

* Recorded: LIVE. This audio has been edited for class member privacy, time, and content.

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Pontius Pilate Inscription Stone:

Pontius Pilate inscription; the original stone, now located in the Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Pontius Pilate inscription; the original stone, now located in the Israel Museum, Jerusalem (above)

Close-up of the Pilate Stone (replica)

Close-up of the Pilate Inscription (replica at Caesarea Maritima)

Image Credits:

  • Images used under license exclusively by FreeBibleimages for teaching purposes only. All rights reserved.
  • Pilate Stone (original) by BRBurton – Own work, CC0,
  • Pilate Stone (replica) by Marion Doss –, CC BY-SA 2.0, 
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About the author: Laura Zielke

Laura Zielke (ZELL-key) is a deep thinker and Bible scholar. She is not afraid to question tradition and challenges people to evaluate their beliefs according to the Scriptures. Laura earned her M-Div. from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary with an emphasis on Biblical Studies, Archaeology, and Languages. She has been blessed to serve as a lay leader in local churches for more than thirty years. Having been recognized as an outstanding leader, teacher, and entrepreneur, Laura serves as the Community Manager for the Nonprofit Leadership Lab (an organization dedicated to helping nonprofit leaders worldwide accomplish their mission). She and her husband of 22 years have one son who is in the 11th grade and homeschooled. Laura is an INTJ on the Meyers-Briggs Personality Type Indicator and 1w9 on the Enneagram. She enjoys helping people discover more about themselves, the Lord, and their purpose in life. Connect with her on social media: @thezwomann (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Pinterest).

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