Chris is desperately trying to impress some basketball players when Joy excitedly announces she is the new president of the chess club. Afraid of what the group may think, Chris pretends he doesn’t know her. Superbook takes Chris, Joy and Gizmo back in time to meet Peter, a disciple of Jesus. When Jesus is arrested, Peter denies knowing Him three times. After Jesus’ death and resurrection, He forgives Peter three times and their relationship is restored. The children learn that God is always ready to forgive.
Bible Story: Matthew 26:31–35,56–74
Peter Denies Jesus
SuperTruth: Jesus knows my weaknesses.
SuperVerse: Jesus understands every weakness of ours, because He was tempted in every way that we are. But He did not sin! Hebrews 4:15 (CEV)
Jesus Calls Out to Me
SuperTruth: Jesus calls out to me when I fail.
SuperVerse: “If a man has a hundred sheep and one of them gets lost, what will he do? Won’t he leave the ninety-nine others in the wilderness and go to search for the one that is lost until he finds it?” Luke 15:4 (NLT)
Jesus Loves Me
SuperTruth: Jesus loves me no matter what I’ve done.
SuperVerse: No power in the sky above or in the earth below—indeed, nothing in all creation will ever be able to separate us from the love of God that is revealed in Christ Jesus our Lord. Romans 8:39 (NLT)