Originally blogged September 8, 2019.
My Musings – The above quote from Jesus follows immediately after Peter’s great confession to Jesus’ inquiry ““who do you say I am?” Peter replied, “you are the Christ, the Son of the living God.” (Matthew 16:16, NIV 1984). Most of the focus on this verse is on what Jesus meant by “this rock.” Did he mean Peter? Was He referring to Himself? Or is the rock Peter’s confession that Jesus is the Messiah? Learned theologians cannot agree on this, so I am sure I cannot shed any light on it. But what I want to focus on in today’s musing is “My Church.”
“My Church.” There is no mistaking whose Church it is. But today, many within the Church want to wrest control from Jesus and make it (keep it) their Church. They want the worship style to be this way or that. …
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