Matthew 16:13-19

Peter Confesses Jesus as the Christ

13 a  Now when Jesus came into the district of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, Who do people say that the Son of Man is?” 14And they said, “Some say b  John the Baptist, others say c  Elijah, and others Jeremiah or one of the prophets.” 15He said to them, But who do you say that I am?” 16Simon Peter replied d  You are e  the Christ f  the Son of g  the living God.” 17And Jesus answered him, h  Blessed are you, i  Simon Bar-Jonah! For j  flesh and blood has not revealed this to you k  but my Father who is in heaven. 18And I tell you l  you are Peter, and m  on this rock
The Greek words for  Peter and  rock sound similar
I will build my church, and o  the gates of p  hell
Greek  the gates of Hades
shall not prevail against it.
19I will give you r  the keys of the kingdom of heaven, and s  whatever you bind on earth shall be bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth shall be loosed
Or  shall have been bound . . . shall have been loosed
in heaven.”
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