30 Mar 2010
After saying this Jesus was troubled in spirit, and declared, â€œVery truly, I tell you, one of you will betray me.â€ The disciples looked at one another, uncertain of whom he was speaking. One of his disciplesâ€”the one whom Jesus lovedâ€”was reclining next to him;
Simon Peter said to him, â€œLord, where are you going?â€ Jesus answered, â€œWhere I am going, you cannot follow me now; but you will follow afterward.â€ Peter said to him, â€œLord, why can I not follow you now? I will lay down my life for you.â€ Jesus answered, â€œWill you lay down your life for me? Very truly, I tell you, before the cock crows, you will have denied me three times.
Scripture passage from the New Revised Standard Version Bible: Catholic Edition, copyright 1989, 1993, Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Used by permission. All rights reserved.