William MacDonald wrote this:
“To the average person he was one among many. Good but not the best. Great but not the greatest. A prophet but not the prophet. This view would never do.”
Peter = Petros (little stone)
Rock = Petra (large boulder)
If all God wanted us to have was knowledge, He would have sent a book. But He wanted a relationship, so He sent a person.
Let Jesus Take You Deeper.
3 Ways Jesus Takes Us Deeper
- His Word.
- His Spirit.
- His People.
The nature of discipleship is the next step.
Embrace the Cross; Engage the World
Unless a believer denies himself and takes up his cross, he is not on the same road, he’s not even headed in the same direction Jesus took. – Complete Biblical Library