Who Is Peter?

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I.Peter was a common man called by God. †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Matt. 4:18-22

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††† A.Jesus gave him instruction and training. †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Matt. 10

 

††† B.Being with Jesus, changed Peterís life.†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Acts 4:1-13

 

 

II.Peter experienced spiritual victories and defeats.

 

††† A.He had moments of great faith.†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Matt. 14: 22-33, 16:13-20

 

††† B.He had moments of great shame. †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Matt. 26:30-35, 69-75

 

 

III.Peter was prepared for Godís eternal plan.

 

††† A.Jesus restored Peter. ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Luke 22:31-32, John 21:1-19

 

††† B.Peter was sold out for Jesus Christ. ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Acts 2, 4, 10, 12

 

 

Do I believe sometimes that God cannot work in me or through me because I am just a common man/woman?

 

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Do I believe that I have missed out on Godís best plan for me because of all of the bad things I have done?

 

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Do I believe that God is a redeeming and restoring Father who desires nothing but the very best for me?

 

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