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Simon Peter:

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d. A.D. 64?, most prominent of the Twelve Apostles, listed first in the Gospels, and traditionally the first bishop of Rome. His original name was Simon, but Jesus gave him the nickname Cephas [Aramaic, = rock], which was translated into Greek as Petros [Gr.
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Simon Peter

New Testament the full name of the apostle Peter, a combination of his original name and the name given him by Christ (Matthew 16:17--18)
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Simon Peter knew that he was going to die in the morning.
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After barbecuing some fish for breakfast, Jesus asks Simon Peter to feed his lambs.
When Jesus tells Simon Peter, shortly after meeting him, to put out into deep water and lower the nets for a catch, it's an inconvenient and perhaps pointless request.
In the end, while these three readings are about Isaiah, Paul, and Simon Peter, the main character is God, a God who confronts us, undoes our pretensions, gives us divine work to do, and then accompanies us into a world with a message that may or may not be welcome but is nevertheless a means of announcing God's reign.
You are the Messiah," Simon Peter answered, "the Son of the living God