The Importance of Confessing the Faith…

One of the greatest examples of confessing ones faith in the New Testament is that of the apostle Peter that Jesus was the Christ. Jesus responds not only with delight, but provides His apostle with the One who revealed this truth to him…

And Jesus answered and said to him, “Blessed are you, Simon Barjona, because flesh and blood did not reveal this to you, but My Father who is in heaven. 18 “And I also say to you that you are Peter, and upon this rock I will build My church; and the gates of Hades shall not overpower it. 19 “I will give you the keys of the kingdom of heaven; and whatever you shall bind on earth shall be bound in heaven, and whatever you shall loose on earth shall be loosed in heaven.” -Matthew 16:17–19 (NASB)

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