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At some point, his relationship with the church of Antioch depicted him as vacillating and unpredictable, he would at times ate with the Gentiles and later refuse to do so (Galatians 2:11- 14). Occasionally, he is depicted as resolute, rash, hasty, irritable, and slow to anger (Acts 4:10; 5:1-10, Luke 22:33, John 18:10). According to the New Testament, he was not learned and informed on the Mosaic Law (Acts 4:13) and it cannot be established that he was well acquainted with Greek. He is, however, he is documented showing maturity and capability as a leader and how he presented himself as a gentle and a firm disciple of Christ with lots of love.(John 21:15- 17) The “Rock” When people were commemorating Pentecost immediately after the Holy Spirit had dawned on the apostles, Peter was the first among the apostles to speak of the word of Christ to the Gentiles. This event saw more than3000 converts and most importantly, he gave the
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The life and history of Peter 6 instructions for baptism. Although during his time the authorities argued that “the rock” meant Jesus Himself. Scholars through traditional construction have reached a consensus that the name simply meant the person in character (Brown, Donfried, & Reumann, 2002). In John, the title` s significance is related to the place that Jesus and Simeon first met (1:42). How and why the name was given continues to open questions; however, one this is certain, as Mathew points out, “upon this rock is where the church is raised.” With so much love for Christ, he sought to overrule his denial for Christ, his weaknesses, and vacillation. He declared that he will endure suffering in the name of Christ even if other disciples desert him. He agreed to suffer and die rather than disowning Christ again (John 13:37- 38, Mathew 26:33-35, Mark 14:29-31) Role in the early church Peter spent most of his time traveling the country, visiting churches and performing miracles ( Tabor 2012). Notably, he opened doors for the non-Jewish to become followers of Christ. His role as an apostle was later translated into an overseer of the Roman church. He is traditionally referred to as the founding bishop of Rome, and the first Patriarch of Antioch by the Eastern Christian Traditions. As of today, the Roman Catholic marks five celebrations of their calendar in honor of Saint Peter, this is normally celebrated as one of the most important and notable events. Crucifixion and Death In the last days of his life, barely a couple of disciples were remaining; most of them had been martyred. He too subdued persecution, beatings, imprisonment, and rejoiced that all the suffering was for the Lord`s sake (Acts5:41). He was crucified under Emperor Nero Augustus
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