Jesus Christ: God's Revelation to the World (Second Edition)

Chapter 9: Why Does Jesus Ask Peter 3 Times, "Do You Love Me?"


Why Does Jesus Ask Peter 3 Times, "Do You Love Me?"

Film Focus: This video discusses the significance of Jesus asking Peter three times, “do you love me?” in John 21: 15-19. It also emphasizes the meaning behind Biblical numbers.

Text Focus: Page 319

Discussion Questions:

  1. Give three examples of significant biblical numbers mentioned in the video.
  2. What is the opportunity that Jesus offers to Peter (and everyone) after His Resurrection?
  3. What is the connection between Peter’s threefold denial of Jesus and the Risen Jesus’ question of, “do you love me?”
  4. What questions does the video elicit that you can ask yourself?


*Permission to link to this video for use in the classroom as part of the accompanying lesson has been granted by the producer.

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