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Matthew 16:13 - 16:20, 16:27 - 16:28

Gospel of Matthew
Gospel of MatthewSteve Gregg

In this talk, Steve Gregg examines the encounter between Jesus and Peter at Caesarea Philippi as described in Matthew 16. Gregg discusses four peculiar clauses in Jesus' statements and considers the apostolic succession doctrine. He suggests that Jesus is not saying he will build the church on Peter, but rather that he is the chief cornerstone, with the apostles as the foundation stones upon which the church rests. Gregg also offers a different interpretation of the phrase "gates of Hades," suggesting that it is not a reference to forces coming against the church. Instead, he argues that loosing and permitting on earth is permitted by God in heaven.

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