Jesus is quite public about what it will mean for him to be the messiah. It will involve suffering, rejection and even death. But faith is a private thing, right? So Peter takes Jesus aside to discuss the finer points of theology. Bad idea! Today we all might learn something.
Scripture: Genesis 17:1-7, 15-16; Mark 8:31-38
Song: "The Times They Are A Changin'" written by Bob Dylan; performed by the Prince of Peace worship band