why did Jesus not just say “remember what I told Peter at Caesarea Phillipi? He’s the Rock, he’s the leader, he has absolute authority?” Instead, he talks about how the ones who try to exalt themselves are humbled, they should act as servants, and not to “lord it over the gentiles”.
It seems like Jesus could’ve ended the argument pretty quickly with just a little reminder, and yet he didn’t. :shrug: Also, the apostles should’ve understood the whole Isaiah prophecy, prime minister with the power to rule in place of the king stuff anyway.
Just trying to understand,