Peter gets bullied.

(See part one and part two of this story) “So what happened?” I said. “I noticed that Peter started to excuse himself from the gatherings. And one evening Barnabas said that he wasn’t going to be attending that night. When I asked about it, he said that he was going to a small gathering at […]

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Peter gets around.

(Continued from yesterday) I interrupted. “But he does travel some. He goes to Samaria.” Paul nodded. “He does. I respect that. After Philip had worked in Samaria, Peter and John went to visit with people and teach them. And then he went to Joppa, on the Mediterranean coast.” “Where Jonah set sail?” “It is, in […]

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So, about Peter.

“I really like Peter,” Paul said. “He’s a remarkable person. He worked with John Mark after Barnabas and helped him grow. During our time in Rome, while I was working on Colossians and he was working in the church, we had opportunities to talk.” “You mean, while you were both in prison?“ I asked. “For […]

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Fear of disappointment.

“Sorry about yesterday,” I said to Paul. “I was working on another project and I couldn’t think clearly enough to talk with you. So I just posted a rerun.” “Why do you think you need to apologize?” Paul said. “Did you do something against God?” “No.” “Did you do something against someone else?” “Not that […]

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Legalists.

I handed Paul the mug I recently received from some friends. He read it. “’Lord keep your arms around my shoulder and your hand over my mouth.’ Are you suggesting I need to shut up?” Paul said. “Is it about my approach to Peter?” I’d been thinking while I was working on our French press. I […]

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