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And so I tell you, Peter: you are a rock, and on this rock foundation I will build my church, and not even death will ever be able to overcome it.
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And I say to thee: That thou art Peter; and upon this rock I will build my church, and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.
Matthew 10:2 And the names of the twelve Apostles are these: The first, Simon who is called Peter, and Andrew his brother,
John 1:42 And he brought him to Jesus. And Jesus looking upon him, said: Thou art Simon the son of Jona. Thou shalt be called Cephas, which is interpreted Peter.
Galatians 2:9 And when they had known the grace that was given to me, James and Cephas and John, who seemed to be pillars, gave to me and Barnabas the right hands of fellowship: that we should go unto the Gentiles, and they unto the circumcision:
Isaiah 28:16 Therefore thus saith the Lord God: Behold I will lay a stone in the foundations of Sion, a tried stone, a corner stone, a precious stone, founded in the foundation. He that believeth, let him not hasten.
1 Corinthians 3:10,11 According to the grace of God that is given to me, as a wise architect, I have laid the foundation: and another buildeth thereon. But let every man take heed how he buildeth thereupon. . . .
Ephesians 2:19-22 Now therefore you are no more strangers and foreigners: but you are fellow citizens with the saints and the domestics of God, . . .
Revelation 21:14 And the wall of the city had twelve foundations: And in them, the twelve names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb,
Zechariah 6:12,13 And thou shalt speak to him, saying: Thus saith the Lord of hosts, saying: BEHOLD A MAN, THE ORIENT IS HIS NAME: and under him shall he spring up, and shall build a temple to the Lord. . . .
1 Corinthians 3:9 For we are God's coadjutors. You are God's husbandry: you are God's building.
Hebrews 3:3,4 For this man was counted worthy of greater glory than Moses, by so much as he that hath built the house hath greater honour than the house. . . .
Matthew 18:17 And if he will not hear them: tell the church. And if he will not hear the church, let him be to thee as the heathen and publican.
Acts 2:47 Praising God and having favour with all the people. And the Lord increased daily together such as should be saved.
Acts 8:1 And at that time, there was raised a great persecution against the church which was at Jerusalem. And they were all dispersed through the countries of Judea, and Samaria, except the apostles.
Ephesians 3:10 That the manifold wisdom of God may be made known to the principalities and powers in heavenly places through the church,
Ephesians 5:25-27,32 Husbands, love your wives, as Christ also loved the church and delivered himself up for it: . . .
Colossians 1:18 And he is the head of the body, the church: who is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead, that in all things he may hold the primacy:
1 Timothy 3:5,15 But if a man know not how to rule his own house, how shall he take care of the church of God? . . .
Genesis 22:17 I will bless thee, and I will multiply thy seed as the stars of heaven, and as the sand that is by the sea shore; thy seed shall possess the gates of their enemies.
2 Samuel 18:4 And the king said to them: What seemeth good to you, that will I do. And the king stood by the gate: and all the people went forth by their troops, by hundreds and by thousands.
Job 38:17 Have the gates of death been opened to thee, and hast thou seen the darksome doors?
Psalm 9:13 Have mercy on me, O Lord: see my humiliation which I suffer from my enemies.
Psalm 69:12 They that sat in the gate spoke against me: and they that drank wine made me their song.
Psalm 107:18 Their soul abhorred all manner of meat: and they drew nigh even to the gates of death.
Psalm 127:5 Blessed is the man that hath filled the desire with them; he shall not be confounded when he shall speak to his enemies in the gate.
Proverbs 24:7 Wisdom is too high for a fool; in the gate he shall not open his mouth.
Isaiah 28:6 And a spirit of judgment to him that sitteth in judgment, and strength to them that return out of the battle to the gate.
Isaiah 38:10 I said: In the midst of my days I shall go to the gates of hell: I sought for the residue of my years.
1 Corinthians 15:55 O death, where is thy victory? O death, where is thy sting?
Psalm 125:1,2 A gradual canticle. They that trust in the Lord shall be as mount Sion: he shall not be moved for ever that dwelleth . . .
Isaiah 54:17 No weapon that is formed against thee shall prosper: and every tongue that resisteth thee in judgment, thou shalt condemn. This is the inheritance of the servants of the Lord, and their justice with me, saith the Lord.
John 10:27-30 My sheep hear my voice. And I know them: and they follow me. . . .
Romans 8:33-39 Who shall accuse against the elect of God? God is he that justifieth: . . .
Hebrews 12:28 Therefore, receiving an immoveable kingdom, we have grace: whereby let us serve, pleasing God, with fear and reverence.
Revelation 11:15 And the seventh angel sounded the trumpet: and there were great voices in heaven, saying: The kingdom of this world is become our Lord's and his Christ's, and he shall reign for ever and ever. Amen.
Revelation 21:1-4 I saw a new heaven and a new earth. For the first heaven and the first earth was gone: and the sea is now no more. . . .
ContextPeter's Confession of Christ
…17And Jesus answering said to him: Blessed art thou, Simon Bar-Jona: because flesh and blood hath not revealed it to thee, but my Father who is in heaven. 18And I say to thee: That thou art Peter; and upon this rock I will build my church, and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it. 19And I will give to thee the keys of the kingdom of heaven. And whatsoever thou shalt bind upon earth, it shall be bound also in heaven: and whatsoever thou shalt loose on earth, it shall be loosed also in heaven.…
Often have they fought against me from my youth: but they could not prevail over me.
The waters compassed me about even to the soul: the deep hath closed me round about, the sea hath covered my head.
And Jesus walking by the sea of Galilee, saw two brethren, Simon who is called Peter, and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea (for they were fishers).
Every one therefore that heareth these my words, and doth them, shall be likened to a wise man that built his house upon a rock,
And thou Capharnaum, shalt thou be exalted up to heaven? thou shalt go down even unto hell. For if in Sodom had been wrought the miracles that have been wrought in thee, perhaps it had remained unto this day.
And he brought him to Jesus. And Jesus looking upon him, said: Thou art Simon the son of Jona. Thou shalt be called Cephas, which is interpreted Peter.
Take heed to yourselves and to the whole flock, wherein the Holy Ghost hath placed you bishops, to rule the Church of God which he hath purchased with his own blood.
Built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the chief corner stone:
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