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put his feet in his mouth when confronting issues but for sure he left everything and followed Jesus without a second thought. Life with Christ The information about his life and work is mentioned in the four Gospels: the book of Acts, letters by Paul and the two letters going by his name. The gospel shows his close relationship with Jesus while maintaining his role as a representative and a spokesman for the disciples (Hengel 2010). They were among the first disciples to be called by Jesus in the ministry and Peter was undoubtedly the most vocal of the 12 disciples in the ministry of Jesus. He ended up being the boldest apostle (although often wrong) and the witness for faith. This is the virtue made him the spokesperson of the disciples and later an apostle for the whole church (Perkins 2009). He is acclaimed for having special insights about the identity of Jesus; he is recorded as the first person to refer to Jesus as the Messiah-the Promised Son (Mathew 16:15-18, Mark 8:28, Luke 9:19). Position among the disciples and apostles The Ups Peter`s name dominated or appeared first on several occasions in the Biblical texts, while others merely came as a company (Luke 8:45, Mark 1:36). Jesus gave Peter and other disciples the command to take charge of the ministry after He has gone (Mathew 28:18-20, Acts 1:8), a point that marked the end of discipleship and the beginning of being an apostle. However, Peter stands out from the crowd: earlier in the ministry, Jesus had visited his home in Capernaum where He healed his mother in law; Jesus spoke to the crowd in his boat (Luke 5:3); He is privileged to be the first apostle to see Christ after His resurrection (Luke 24:34); he was solely
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The life and history of Peter 5 given the keys to heaven (Mathew 16:19); he advocated for the apostles before the Jewish leaders in Jerusalem (Acts 4:5–22), and in Acts 1:23–26, he presided over the replacement of Judas with Saint Mathis as an apostle The Downs He was dramatic and overly inquisitive. He could not see a time when he was going to abandon Jesus. He hence rebuked and was in turn rebuked by Jesus on the mention that He was going to suffer and die alone (Mark 8:32,33). Although he strongly assured Jesus that he would die for Him, he ended up denying Him three times (Mathew 16:21-22). He was also impulsive and optimistic and often got into trouble because of this (Helyer 2012). When Jesus was being arrested at the garden of Gethsemane, he stroke and chopped off one of the captor`s ears.
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