“The third time he said to him, ‘Simon, son of John, do you love me?’ Peter was hurt because asked him the third time, ‘Do you love me?’ He said, ‘Lord, you know all things; you know that I love you.’ Jesus said, ‘Feed my sheep.’” John 21:17. Peter knew how his sin of denying Jesus three times hurt Him. Luke’s gospel records how Peter “wept bitterly” after the cock crowed and Jesus looked straight at him. That Jesus had predicted he would do that despite Peter’s insistence that he would stay faithful even to death did not help. In…Log in or Register to save this content for later.