When we pose the darkest questions it can become the most profound acts of faith.
Is it possible that in the moment of Peter’s denial, he truly was in a place of questioning who Jesus was? After fighting on Jesus’ behalf in the Garden of Gethsemane, Peter’s trust in who Jesus was took a dip.
Interestingly, when Jesus had the chance to confront him in John 21, he didn’t. He simply asked Peter a question, “Do you love me?”.
Jesus’ questions to us often cause us to squirm, because they’re not simply looking for an answer, they’re demanding a response. What would our response be to that “simple” question?