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  1. Apr 2, 2019 · The Apostle Peter (also known as Saint Peter, Simon Peter, and Cephas) was one of the 12 main disciples of Jesus Christ, and along with James and John, he was one of Jesus’ closest companions.

  2. Peter was the first to call Jesus the Son of the Living God – the Messiah (Mark 8:29, Luke 9:20, Matt. 16:16-17). When Jesus called him, Peter knew that He was of God and felt unworthy to be in Jesus presence (Luke 5:6-8).

  3. May 24, 2024 · St. Peter the Apostle (died 64 ce, Rome [Italy]) was a disciple of Jesus Christ, recognized in the early Christian church as the leader of the 12 disciples and by the Roman Catholic Church as the first of its unbroken succession of popes.

  4. May 8, 2024 · The gospels of Matthew, Mark, and Luke list Peter as the very first disciple called on by Jesus, followed closely by Peter’s brother Andrew, then James and John. Matthew and Mark’s...

  5. en.wikipedia.org › wiki › Saint_PeterSaint Peter - Wikipedia

    Saint Peter [note 1] (died AD 64–68), [1] also known as Peter the Apostle, Simon Peter, Simeon, Simon, or Cephas, [6] was one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus Christ and one of the first leaders of the early Christian Church.

  6. Feb 6, 2024 · Simon Peter, also known as Cephas ( John 1:42 ), was one of the first followers of Jesus Christ. He was an outspoken and ardent disciple, one of Jesus’ closest friends, an apostle, and a “pillar” of the church ( Galatians 2:9 ). Peter was enthusiastic, strong-willed, impulsive, and, at times, brash.

  7. Jesus Forms Peter as a Leader and as a Disciple (21:15-23) Jesus' inviting his disciples to share a meal signals his love and fellowship with them. But he has unfinished business with Peter, the one who denied him in a special way. After breakfast Jesus speaks to Peter.

  8. Apr 29, 2021 · Peter first shows up in Matthew 4:18-20, when Jesus calls him to be one of His first disciples. Jesus visits Peter’s home and heals his mother-in-law in Matthew 8:14-15. Peter officially becomes one of the 12 apostles in Matthew 10:1-2.

  9. Before the cock crows, Peter thrice denies Jesus: “I do not know the man!” he swears as Jesus is being arrested (Matthew 26:70, 72, 74). Nevertheless, Jesus, with the simple command, “Feed my sheep” (John 21:17), commissions Peter to lead the Twelve.

  10. Jul 5, 2024 · Jesus was determined, with the help of twelve close collaborators, to establish the reign of God in the hearts and minds of his own people and beyond. The twelve disciples were Peter, Andrew, James, John, Philip, Bartholomew, Thomas, Matthew, James, Thaddaeus, Simon, and Judas.

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