18 And I tell you, 1you are Peter, and 2on this rocka I will build my church, and 3the gates of 4hellb shall not prevail against it.

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    • ¤ 16:18 - The Greek words for Peter and rock sound similar
    • ¥ 16:18 - Greek the gates of Hades
      19 I will give you 5the keys of the kingdom of heaven, and 6whatever you bind on earth shall be bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth shall be loosedc in heaven."

      References for Matthew 16:19

        • ¦ 16:19 - Or shall have been bound... shall have been loosed
          20 7Then he strictly charged the disciples to tell no one that he was the Christ.

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          Jesus Foretells His Death and Resurrection

          21 8From that time Jesus began to show his disciples that 9he must go to Jerusalem and 10suffer many things from the elders and chief priests and scribes, and be killed, and on 11the third day be raised.
          22 And Peter took him aside and began to rebuke him, saying, "Far be it from you, Lord!d This shall never happen to you."

          References for Matthew 16:22

            • § 16:22 - Or "[May God be] merciful to you, Lord!"
              23 But he turned and said to Peter, 12"Get behind me, Satan! You are 13a hindrancee to me. For you 14are not setting your mind on the things of God, but on the things of man."

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              Take Up Your Cross and Follow Jesus

              24 Then Jesus told his disciples, "If anyone would come after me, let him 15deny himself and 16take up his cross and follow me.

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              25 For 17whoever would save his lifef will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake will find it.

              References for Matthew 16:25

                • 845 16:25 - [See ver. 24 above]
                • © 16:25 - The same Greek word can mean either soul or life, depending on the context; twice in this verse and twice in verse 26
                  26 For 18what will it profit a man if he gains the whole world and forfeits his soul? Or 19what shall a man give in return for his soul?

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                  27 20For the Son of Man is going to come with 21his angels in the glory of his Father, and 22then he will repay each person according to what he has done.
                  28 Truly, I say to you, there are some standing here who will not 23taste death 24until they see the Son of Man 25coming in his kingdom."

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