Peter gave his own eyewitness account of having seen Jesus’ transfiguration, resurrection, and ascension, and of actually having heard the voice of Almighty God, rolling down as thunder from heaven, approving God’s Son at Jesus’ baptism, and at Jesus’ transfiguration.
https://youtu.be/63Yw_3jR370 2 Peter 1:1-11 This ten minute presentation opens up Peter's second letter as he taught on how growth in knowing God, and growing in our relationship with God’s Son, will multiply grace and peace in our life experiences. “All things” flow from knowing God, and being filled with God’s Spirit. “Knowledge,” the Greek term … Continue reading 2 Peter 1, Add to Your Faith
Why do you think Jesus called Peter "Simon," sometimes? The answer might not be what you've always heard.
What is fascinating about this particular code word is that it originally queued Satan, as depicted by the prophet Isaiah.
As the apostles described it, Jesus is the image of the invisible God. The Lord is pleased to have all God’s fullness dwell in Jesus. Jesus is the radiance of God's glory, the exact representation of God’s being.
Jesus’ glory was not reflected light, he was radiating light from within himself. He was a man, yet from his inner being flowed the shekinah glory of Jehovah God.
Peter wrote--in a manner of speaking--that the only way to have your cake is first to eat it.
Peter teaches us to hold two truth loosely together--we have everything we need from God, it is now our responsibility to use it well.
Peter was not only the slave of God, but a trained and highly skilled apostle. Here is lowest humbling and highest exaltation braided together.