Bible: John 21:15-17

Peter’s Restoration

21:15 Then when they had finished breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, “Simon, son of John, 1  do you love me more than these do?” 2  He replied, 3 Yes, Lord, you know I love you.” 4  Jesus 5  told him, “Feed my lambs.” 21:16 Jesus 6  said 7  a second time, “Simon, son of John, do you love me?” He replied, 8 Yes, Lord, you know I love you.” Jesus 9  told him, “Shepherd my sheep.” 21:17 Jesus 10  said 11  a third time, “Simon, son of John, do you love me?” Peter was distressed 12  that Jesus 13  asked 14  him a third time, “Do you love me?” and said, 15 Lord, you know everything. You know that I love you.” Jesus 16  replied, 17 Feed my sheep.

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