Despite being the closest of friends, Jesus and Peter didn’t always get along. One day there was a disagreement between the two that resulted in a public rebuking of Peter. The situation started when Peter responded to Jesus’ teaching of how Jesus would be mistreated and killed. Peter rejected Jesus’ stark prediction and pulled him aside to tell him so. Jesus would have none of this, which is why he used an accusation of “Satan” against Peter (Mark 8:33). Ouch! Jesus escalated the situation by calling the crowd and declaring to them that anyone who wanted to follow him had to deny self.  Peter mustRead More →