May 1, 1988
God is in control of the Church, and He gives every believer a job to do. Alistair Begg cautions us against comparing ourselves with others, which makes us feel inadequate and derails the work. Jesus challenged Peter to follow Him not as a casual option, but as a crucial obligation to work for which Peter was uniquely equipped. We can confidently do God’s work, knowing that His Spirit works in the lives of those who follow Him.
20Peter turned and saw the disciple whom Jesus loved following them, the one who also had leaned back against him during the supper and had said, “Lord, who is it that is going to betray you?”
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