Who is Jesus for you?
[LEFT]At an opportune time Jesus tests his disciples with a crucial question: Who do men say that I am and who do you say that I am?
*]He was widely recognized in Israel as a mighty man of God, even being compared with the greatest of the prophets, John the Baptist, Elijah, and Jeremiah.
*][LEFT]Peter, always quick to respond, exclaimed that he was the Christ, the Son of the living God. [/LEFT]
*][LEFT]No mortal being could have revealed this to Peter;[/LEFT]
*][LEFT]but only God.[/LEFT]
[quote] Jesus then confers on Peter authority to govern the church that Jesus would build, a church that no powers would overcome.
*][LEFT]Jesus plays on Peter’s name [/LEFT]
*][LEFT]which is the same word for “rock” in both Aramaic and Greek. [/LEFT]
*][LEFT]To call someone a “rock” is Read on HERE[/LEFT]