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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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Jesus said to them, 'Bring some of the fish you've just caught.' So Simon Peter climbed into the boat and pulled the net to the shore, It was full of big fish - one hundred and fifty-three - but, in spite of this, the net was not torn.
As a primary witness to Jesus and model for the kind of leadership Jesus wanted for his followers, Simon Peter is a window into the mind of Christ and the meaning of the Gospel.
The disciple, Simon Peter, promised never to desert Jesus, but denied even knowing Him when he was on trial and subsequently crucified.
Then said Jesus unto the twelve, "Will ye also go away?" Then Simon Peter answered Him, "Lord, to whom shall we go?
Together with Simon Peter and James the Just, Saint paul is considered among the most notable of early Christian leaders.Following crucifixion of Jesus Christ, he made a number of missionary journeys during which he was arrested and beheaded by emperor Neron of Roman Empire in the mid 60s.
Organisers Mike Riley and Simon Peter, both third year students at the University's Barnsley centre, have teamed up with Rock Out Cancer founders to organise the gig on March 11.
Perugino's work is based on the sixteenth chapter of Matthew, when Jesus asked the Apostles, "Who do you say that I am?" Simon Peter replied, "You are the Christ, the Son of the living God." And Jesus answered him, "Blessed are you, Simon Bar-Jona!
One thing I think most Christians lean agree on is that Simon Peter is a real character: He manages to deny he knows Jesus and then become an important leader in the Christian movement.
There, however, the presentation is more descriptive than analytic, and the focus is less on Simon Magus than on Simon Peter.
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.
His topics include Simon Peter and Simon Magus in the Acts of Peter and the Passion of the Holy Apostles Peter and Paul, Priscillian and Nicolaitism, and Simon Magus and Simon Peter in Medieval Irish and English legends and in a Baroque alter relief in the Cathedral of Oviedo in Spain.
Jesus did not say to Simon Peter: "Thou art Warm and Fuzzy, and upon this feeling of indiscriminate affirmation I will build my Church." He said, "Thou art Petrus (Rock)..." Sometimes truth is warm and fuzzy; sometimes it's hard and painful, but it's the only thing that sets you free.