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Lets view this in order. Matthew 16:15-19 Jesus ask the disciples, who think that I am? and then Peter said Christ, the Son of the living God. Upon this conffession Jesus blessed him and gave keys of the kingdom of heaven. Matthew 16:22-23 Then Jesus announces how the Son of Man should suffer from the elders and chiefs, Peter then criticize Jesus saying ...


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First of all, St. Peter repented or turned back from his denial, according to the prophecy of Christ: Luke 22:32 (DRB[]) And the Lord said: Simon, Simon, behold Satan hath desired to have you, that he may sift you [all] as wheat: 32 But I have prayed for thee, that thy faith fail not: and thou, being once converted, confirm thy brethren. 33 Who said to him: ...


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The name Im·manʹu·el means "With Us Is God", and Jehovahs Witneses (JWs) believe that is the translation of that name it-1 pp. 1187-1189. Not necessarily everyone with that name is a god, but we also consider the meaning of the name to be true in the case of Jesus. Jesus is a God, but we do not consider him to be equal or the same as Jehovah or ...


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The Pharisees are speaking here of the oral tradition (the Talmud and the Kabbalah before it was written), they believe that when Moses decend from Mount Sinai bring the ten commanments (written tradition), but also an oral teaching which passed to Joshua and the elders, then the prophets and so on (Robert Goldberg, Talmud, Back to the Sources: Reading the ...


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God will give you what you ask for if it is already in his will for you to receive it. "I will give you what you want, if it is what I want for you." In our fallen state, we can rankle at this, but we shouldn't. God always wants what is best for us. He is not our competitor; he gives us all we have, and he loves us more than we love ourselves. A ...


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