When he had finished speaking he said to Simon, 'Put out into deep water and pay out your nets for a catch.' Simon replied, 'Master, we worked hard all night long and caught nothing, but if you say so, I will pay out the nets.' And when they had done this they netted such a huge number of fish that their nets began to tear, so they signaled to their companions in the other boat to come and help them; when these came, they filled both boats to sinking point.
In truth I tell you, I shall never drink wine any more until the day I drink the new wine in the kingdom of God.' "After the psalms had been sung they left for the Mount of Olives.And Jesus said to them, 'You will all fall away, for the scripture says: I shall strike the shepherd and the sheep will be scattered; however, after my resurrection I shall go before you into Galilee.' "Peter said, 'Even if all fall away, I will not.' And Jesus said to him, 'In truth I tell you, this day, this very night, before the cock crows twice, you will have disowned me three times.' But he repeated still more earnestly, 'If I have to die with you, I will never disown you.' And they all said the same." Regardless of his claims, Peter did deny Christ three times.Despite his papacy, Peter had humble beginnings and became one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus.He was ordained by Jesus in the "Rock of My Church" written in Matthew -18, which says, "Jesus replied, 'Simon son of Jonah, you are a blessed man!His denials were recorded in Mark -72: "While Peter was down below in the courtyard, one of the high priest's servant-girls came up.
She saw Peter warming himself there, looked closely at him and said, 'You too were with Jesus, the man from Nazareth.' But he denied it.
But Jesus said to Simon, 'Do not be afraid; from now on it is people you will be catching.' Then, bringing their boats back to land they left everything and followed him." Just like that, Peter followed Jesus and his life was changed forever.
Though he was one of the first disciples called to follow Jesus and eventually became the spokesman for the group, Peter is known for his "little faith." In Matthew 14, Jesus and his disciples came ashore, where a large crowd waited.
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Peter, who was also known as Simon Peter of Cephas, is considered the first Pope.
And the gates of the underworld can never overpower it.'" Peter was a native of Bethsaida, near Lake Tiberias and was the son of Jonah.