15He saith unto them, But whom say ye that I am?
16And Simon Peter answered and said, Thou art the Christ, the Son of the living God.
17And Jesus answered and said unto him, Blessed art thou, Simon Barjona: for flesh and blood hath not revealed it unto thee, but my Father which is in heaven.
Our confession should be clear & precise, without a doubt; declaring that Jesus is not only Lord but he’s our Lord! If we are not willing to make a definite confession about our relationship with Chris, then we must evaluate if we truly have accepted who he is for ourselves.
A real encounter with Jesus is almost impossible to keep to yourself. If you were drowning and you went down for the last time and lost consciousness and someone pulled you out and resuscitated you when it appeared as though you were dead and lifeless, the media would be all on it. You might not get to broadcast it because they would put it on the news.
Well what Christ did for us is far greater, yet there will be no media coverage! It’s up to us to broadcast it in a way that gets people attention; but if we don’t realize the magnitude of where we were, we’ll act as though nothing happened. Peter had seen enough to know that Christ wasn’t just an ordinary man.
He also realized the effect Christ had on him. Peter knew he had changed enough to leave everything and follow Christ; but even he couldn’t come up with that answer alone. So we must allow the Holy Spirit to clearly define to us who Christ really is and then we will declare it without a doubt and those that hear our confession will be captivated!
Let’s go further into Sundays message with Pastor Adams…
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