Read John 18:13-18
Simon Peter followed Jesus, as did another of the disciples. …
The woman asked Peter, “You’re not one of that man’s disciples, are you?”
“No,” he said, “I am not.” – John 18: 15a, 17 (NLT)
Following where Jesus is going can take us into uncomfortable places. We may find ourselves in hostile environments, like Peter; we may pass or fail the resulting test. When we pass, we have another example of God’s faithfulness to look back on when the next test comes. When we fail, we can throw ourselves on God’s mercy and forgiveness. Either way, this can be a teachable moment for us, as we learn how to trust God instead of ourselves.