In Matthew 16, Jesus established His church. Surrounded by temples to pagan gods, Jesus gave His disciples a pop test about His identity.
“Who do you say that I am?”
Peter answered, “You are the Christ, the Son of the Living God.”
Matthew 16:17-18 records, “Jesus answered and said to him, ‘Blessed are you, Simon Bar-Jonah, for flesh and blood has not revealed this to you, but my Father who is in heaven . . . on this rock I will build my church, and the gates of Hades shall not prevail against it.’” Read More»