Peter Declares That Jesus Is the Messiah

13 When Jesus came to the region of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, “Who do people say the Son of Man is?”

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      14 They replied, “Some say John the Baptist; others say Elijah; and still others, Jeremiah or one of the prophets.”

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      15 “But what about you?” he asked. “Who do you say I am?”
      16 Simon Peter answered, “You are the Messiah, the Son of the living God.”
      17 Jesus replied, “Blessed are you, Simon son of Jonah, for this was not revealed to you by flesh and blood, but by my Father in heaven.
      18 And I tell you that you are Peter,aand on this rock I will build my church, and the gates of Hadesbwill not overcome it.

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        • š 16:18 - The Greek word for "Peter" means "rock."
        • › 16:18 - That is, the realm of the dead
          19 I will give you the keys of the kingdom of heaven; whatever you bind on earth will becbound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth will bedloosed in heaven.”

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            • œ 16:19 - Or "will have been"
            •  16:19 - Or "will have been"
              20 Then he ordered his disciples not to tell anyone that he was the Messiah.

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