"I invite everyone to discover the beauty of the prayer of adoration and to exercise it often." - Pope Francis
Jesus’ presence allowed Peter to do something he would never dream of doing.
The Canaanite woman debates with Jesus and saves her daughter: She retorted, ‘Ah yes, sir; but even house-dogs can eat the scraps that fall from their master’s table.’
Who do you say that I am?” You are the Christ,’ he said, ‘the Son of the living God.’ Jesus replied, ‘Simon son of Jonah, you are a happy man!
Then, taking him aside, Peter started to remonstrate with him. ‘Heaven preserve you, Lord;’ he said ‘this must not happen to you.’ But he turned and said to Peter, ‘Get behind me, Satan!
‘I tell you solemnly once again, if two of you on earth agree to ask anything at all, it will be granted to you by my Father in heaven. For where two or three meet in my name, I shall be there with them.’
To forgive is not an option for us, but we must be careful to understand that to forgive is not to say it was okay to do whatever was done. God forgives us, but He never says it was okay for us to sin.
Peter and James and his brother John witness Christ “transfigured before them”