From the recording You're Looking at Them

That moment struck me. I was reading in Mark 8, and 8:33 wouldn't let go of me. Peter is rebuking Jesus, telling him that these things (his death) were not going to happen to him, to not talk like that, or something of the sort. “But when Jesus turned and looked at his disciples, he rebuked Peter….” In Russian it says “He, having turned and looked at his disciples, forbade Peter, saying….” I couldn’t help it. Why did he look at them? What was he thinking when he looked at them? For me it was one of those moments that in a movie would have been in slow motion, the sound muffled and echoing, as he looks at them, and all those thoughts go through his head….what were they? I could say more about it, but I think it’s all in the song.