Jesus replied, "Blessed are you, Simon son of Jonah! For this was not revealed to you by flesh and blood, but by My Father in heaven.
Cross ReferencesMatthew 13:16
But blessed are your eyes because they see, and your ears because they hear.
Andrew brought him to Jesus, who looked at him and said, "You are Simon son of John. You will be called Cephas" (which is translated as Peter).
When they had finished eating, Jesus asked Simon Peter, "Simon son of John, do you love Me more than these?" "Yes, Lord," he answered, "You know I love You." Jesus replied, "Feed My lambs."
1 Corinthians 2:10
But God has revealed it to us by the Spirit. The Spirit searches all things, even the deep things of God.
1 Corinthians 15:50
Now I declare to you, brothers, that flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God, nor does the perishable inherit the imperishable.
to reveal His Son in me so that I might preach Him among the Gentiles, I did not rush to consult with flesh and blood,
For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this world's darkness, and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms.
Therefore, since the children have flesh and blood, He too shared in their humanity, so that by His death He might destroy him who holds the power of death, that is, the devil,
Chapter Outline1. The Pharisees require a sign.
5. Jesus warns his disciples of the leaven of the Pharisees and Sadducees.
13. The people's opinion of Jesus,
16. and Peter's confession of him.
21. Jesus foretells his death;
23. reproves Peter for dissuading him from it;
24. and admonishes those who will follow him, to bear the cross.
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Matthew 13:16, 17
Luke 10:23, 24
1 Peter 1:3-5
1 Peter 5:1
Galatians 1:11, 12, 16
Luke 10:21, 22
1 Corinthians 2:9-12
Ephesians 1:17, 18
Ephesians 3:5, 18, 19
Colossians 1:26, 27
1 John 4:15
1 John 5:20
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