Sunday, February 26, 2017
The Chair of St. Peter: Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017
Listen to the homily here.
The chair of St. Peter
· Matthew 16:13-19
o “You are the Messiah, the Son of the living God.”
o “Blessed are you, Simon son of Jonah. For flesh and blood has not revealed this to you, but my heavenly Father.”
o “And so I say to you, you are Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church…”
· Peter was a sinner
o “But he turned and said to Peter, “Get behind me, Satan! You are a hindrance to me; for you are not on the side of God, but of men.”
o Almost drowned on the lake
o Denied Jesus
The chair of St. Peter…God does not choose the qualified…he qualifies the chosen!
· St. Peter
· And YOU