John 21:16

viviana's picture

In John 21:16, Jesus asked Simon Peter "Do you love me more than these" and Peter replied 3x that "Yes, Lord; You know that I love you." Why did Jesus asked Peter same question 3x? What kind of love Jesus is asking to Peter?

poche's picture

Jesus asked Peter this

Jesus asked Peter this question because Peter had denied him three times. This type of denial required a corresponding profession from Peter of his love for him