Posts Tagged 'Peter'

An amazing Answer to Prayer

April 23nd, 2017

An amazing Answer to Prayer

Acts 12:15-16 (KJB)   And they said unto her, Thou art mad. But she constantly affirmed that it was even so. Then said they, It is his angel.  16 But Peter continued knocking: and when they had opened the door, and saw him, they were astonished.

Rhoda was certain the figure on the opposite side of the gate knocking in the middle of the night was none other than the Apostle Peter.  She ran back to ...

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Liberty Eternally Secured

April 16th, 2017

Liberty Eternally Secured

Acts 12:4 (KJB)   And when he had apprehended him, he put him in prison, and delivered him to four quaternions of soldiers to keep him; intending after Easter to bring him forth to the people.

This verse is the only time that the word “Easter” appears in the Bible.

This verse is about the arrest of Peter who, the Bible says, was guarded in his cell by a quaternion (four) soldiers.  This is a confinement with the highest ...

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Jesus Makes House Calls!

January 12, 2017

Jesus Makes House Calls!

Matthew 8:14 (KJB)   And when Jesus was come into Peter’s house, he saw his wife’s mother laid, and sick of a fever.

There is always discussion among men about whether the Apostle Peter was ever married.  This verse clearly gives the answer about his marital status.  Though it is not mentioned, potentially Peter had both a wife, and extended family members.

Peter’s mother in law was lying ill and Jesus had come calling to perform a miracle ...

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Peter Proclaimed God’s Truth Is For All Nations

June 20th, 2016

Peter Proclaimed God’s Truth Is For All Nations

Then Peter opened his mouth, and said, Of a truth I perceive that God is no respecter of persons: But in every nation he that feareth him, and worketh righteousness, is accepted with him. (Acts 10:34-35 KJV)

Peter was known to be rash and impulsive.  Sometimes the moment he opened his mouth, he began to speak before giving much thought to his words coming out!  This statement he made “Of a truth ...

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God Opened Wide the “Whosoever Gate”

June 11th, 2016

God Opened Wide the “Whosoever Gate”

Then Peter opened his mouth, and said, Of a truth I perceive that God is no respecter of persons: But in every nation he that feareth him, and worketh righteousness, is accepted with him. (Acts 10:34-35 KJV)

Peter understood that the gospel message was no longer an exclusive message given only to the Jewish people.  The salvation message was opened to include any nation or tongue who desires to live according to God’s will ...

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One Word Can Make a Vast Difference

April 10th 2016

One Word Can Make a Vast Difference

And because he saw it pleased the Jews, he proceeded further to take Peter also. (Then were the days of unleavened bread.) And when he had apprehended him, he put him in prison, and delivered him to four quaternions of soldiers to keep him; intending after Easter to bring him forth to the people. (Acts 12:3-4 KJV)

This verse is speaking about the imprisonment of Peter for preaching the gospel in the times ...

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Are You an “In Your Face” Kind of Christian?

March 23rd 2016

Are You an “In Your Face” Kind of Christian?

But when Peter was come to Antioch, I withstood him to the face, because he was to be blamed. (Galatians 2:11 KJV)

Paul was a spiritual “in your face kind of guy.”  He did not mince words or fail to act when it was proper to call somebody out for their sin or misdeed.  In fact, God’s Word calls us to rebuke those who are wrong.  There is a godly and ...

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Are You In Denial?

February 23rd 2016

Are You In Denial?

But he began to curse and to swear, saying, I know not this man of whom ye speak. (Mark 14:71 KJV)

Peter vehemently denied knowing Jesus Christ.  He did not just simply deny knowing about the man spoken of.

Peter fervently refuted personally knowing Jesus Christ.

There are two schools of thought on Peter cursing and swearing: one that he was using cuss words, and the other that he was making oaths swearing to the fact that he ...

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Tabitha: also known as Dorcas

This woman, best known as Tabitha, led a consecrated and separated life unto God, away from the stain of darkness and evil of this world.  Tabitha was a women who portrayed a wholesome picture of God’s grace and mercy in her life always bent towards the needs of others.  She was always busy about serving God through helping others. The Bible says she was a disciple, charitable person, a woman who gave clothing and garments she made away to others in ...

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And They Walked With Him No More

“But there are some of you that believe not. For Jesus knew from the beginning who they were that believed not, and who should betray him. And he said, Therefore said I unto you, that no man can come unto me, except it were given unto him of my Father. From that time many of his disciples went back, and walked no more with him.”  (John 6:64-66)

These particular verses in the book of John are among some of ...

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