When Jesus was arrested, the disciples ran. Then, two of them (Peter and John) circled back around and followed the group to Caiaphas’ and Annas’ quarters. John was familiar with the guards, so he went in promptly with Jesus. Peter was standing at the outer gate, John spoke to the girl attending the gate and she let Peter in. At this point, Peter messes up. He decides to stand out in the courtyard and warm himself by the fire, while John and Jesus are in a different part of the compound. Peter is surrounded with a lot of people that are not supportive of Jesus and it sets him up for failure.
We see 3 types of people: