Calling curses down upon himself, Peter vehemently denied that he knew Jesus . At that moment a rooster crowed. When he heard it, Peter went out and wept bitterly. Peter was hurt because Jesus asked him the third time , “Do you love me?” He said, “Lord, you know all things; you know that I love you.”
Following his resurrection, Jesus took special care to rehabilitate Peter and assure him he was forgiven. At Pentecost, the Holy Spirit filled the apostles. Peter was so overcome that he began to preach to the crowd. Acts 2:41 tells us 3,000 people were converted that day.
Peter’s Basilica in Rome sitting “Upon this rock ,” a reference to Matthew 16:18. Most present-day Catholics interpret Jesus as saying he was building his church on the rock of the Apostle Peter and the succession of popes which claim Apostolic succession from him.
Simon Peter climbed aboard and dragged the net ashore. The third time he said to him, “Simon son of John, do you love me ?” Peter was hurt because Jesus asked him the third time, ” Do you love me ?” He said, “Lord, you know all things; you know that I love you .” Jesus said, “Feed my sheep.
John 19:2-3 says “And the soldiers twisted together a crown of thorns and put it on his head and arrayed him in a purple robe. The color Purple was that of royalty. They came up to him, saying, ‘Hail, King of the Jews!’
Then Peter remembered the word the Lord had spoken to him: “Before the rooster crows today, you will disown me three times .” And he went outside and wept bitterly. The Gospel of John 18:13-27 describes the account of the three denials as follows: Simon Peter and another disciple were following Jesus .
The Church Fathers identify him as John the Evangelist , John of Patmos , John the Elder and the Beloved Disciple , and testify that he outlived the remaining apostles and that he was the only one to die of natural causes.
When Jesus was washing his disciple’s feet, Peter said, “No! You shall never wash my feet!” Then Jesus said, “Unless I wash you, you have no part with me.”
After they had eaten, Jesus said to Simon Peter , “Simon, son of John, do you love me more than these?” “Yes, Lord,” he answered, “you know that I love you.” Jesus said to him, “Take care of my lambs.” We read where Peter denied Christ three times, then wept bitterly (Mt. 26: 69- 75; Mk.
John Chrysostom) referred to ” rock ” as applying to both Peter personally and his faith symbolically, as well as seeing Christ’s promise to apply more generally to his twelve apostles and the Church at large.
According to Catholic tradition, the Catholic Church was founded by Jesus Christ. The New Testament records Jesus’ activities and teaching, his appointment of the twelve Apostles , and his instructions to them to continue his work.
The incident at Antioch was an Apostolic Age dispute between the apostles Paul and Peter which occurred in the city of Antioch around the middle of the first century. The primary source for the incident is Paul’s Epistle to the Galatians 2:11–14.
The assumption that the Beloved Disciple was one of the Apostles is based on the observation that he was apparently present at the Last Supper, and Matthew and Mark state that Jesus ate with the Twelve. Thus, the most frequent identification is with John the Apostle , who would then be the same as John the Evangelist .
Ascension, in Christian belief, the ascent of Jesus Christ into heaven on the 40th day after his Resurrection (Easter being reckoned as the first day). The Feast of the Ascension ranks with Christmas, Easter, and Pentecost in the universality of its observance among Christians.
Agape , Greek agapē, in the New Testament, the fatherly love of God for humans, as well as the human reciprocal love for God. In Scripture, the transcendent agape love is the highest form of love and is contrasted with eros, or erotic love , and philia, or brotherly love .