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Olketa Jehovah’s Witness

Solomon Islands Pidgin

Jesus—Road, Truth, Laef

 CHAPTER 126

Peter Denyim Jesus

Peter Denyim Jesus

Taem olketa holem Jesus long garden long Gethsemane, olketa aposol fraet and ranawe from hem. Bat tufala tane kam bak. Tufala hia nao Peter and “narafala disaepol,” wea luk olsem datwan hem aposol John. (John 18:15; 19:35; 21:24) Taem tufala kam bak, luk olsem tufala lukim olketa leadim Jesus go long haos bilong Annas. Then taem Annas sendem Jesus go long Hae Priest Caiaphas, Peter and John go bihaenem hem bat no go klosap long hem. Luk olsem tufala fraet nogud olketa holem tufala, bat long semtaem tufala barava wari abaotem Jesus.

Hae priest Caiaphas hem savve long John, so John savve go insaed long area long midol long haos bilong hem wea no eni ruf kavarem. Bat Peter standap aotsaed nomoa. Gogo John kam bak and story witim haosgele wea standap long door, and tekem Peter go insaed.

Hem barava cold, so olketa wea hipap long datfala area wakem wanfala fire. Peter sidaon witim olketa for “lukim wanem bae happen” long Jesus. (Matthew 26:58) From Peter hem klosap long datfala fire, haosgele wea letem Peter for kam insaed luksavve long hem, and sei: “Hao, iu wanfala disaepol bilong man hia tu?” (John 18:17) Olketa narawan tu luksavve long Peter and sei hem disaepol bilong Jesus.—Matthew 26:69, 71-73; Mark 14:70.

Datwan mekem Peter barava feel nogud. So hem sei: “Mi no savve long hem, and mi no savve long samting wea iu storyim.” (Mark 14:67, 68) And tu, hem start for barava denyim Jesus and sei sapos hem laea, fitim for God panisim hem nao.—Matthew 26:74.

Long datfala taem olketa gohed kotem Jesus long haos bilong Caiaphas long wanfala rum antap. Maet Peter and olketa narawan wea weit long daon lukim pipol wea kam for accusim Jesus.

Olketa hia savve Peter mas laea bikos toktok bilong Peter here olsem olketa long Galilee. And tu, wanfala man wea stap long there hem relative bilong Malchus wea Peter katemaot ear bilong hem. Hem accusim Peter and sei: “Iu nao mi lukim witim hem long garden, iaman?” Bat long mek-thri taem moa Peter sei hem no savve long Jesus, and semtaem nomoa wanfala kokorako hem krae olsem Jesus talem.—John 13:38; 18:26, 27.

Long datfala taem, luk olsem Jesus hem standap long varanda wea hem savve luk go daon long area wea Peter stap. Jesus hem lukluk go long Peter, and masbi datwan mekem Peter barava feel nogud. Hem tingim samting wea Jesus talem tu-thri hour bifor taem olketa celebratem Pasova. Tingim feeling bilong Peter taem hem luksavve long wanem hem duim! Hem go aotsaed and hem krae fogud.—Luke 22:61, 62.

Peter tingse hem garem strongfala faith and hem talem finis bae hem no lusim Jesus. So wanem nao mekem hem denyim Jesus? Long datfala taem pipol twistim toktok bilong Jesus and mekem hem luk olsem wanfala criminal. From Jesus no guilty long eni samting, hem fitim for Peter stap witim hem and sapotim hem, bat hem lusim Son bilong God wea “toktok bilong [hem] nomoa savve mekem man laef olowe.”—John 6:68.

Sorre samting wea kasem Peter showimaot nomata man lovem God and garem faith hem savve lusim gudfala tingting sapos hem no redi for olketa test wea seknomoa kamap. Iumi evriwan wea worshipim God laek for lane from samting wea happen long Peter!