From Pebbles To Rock by Dr. Ed Young

#465 August 25, 1985 - PM
(Transcribed from actual tape)





FROM PEBBLES TO ROCK

(PETER)

John 1:42


As we look at a very familiar personality toni-ght in our study of the

apostles, the Apostle Peter. Verse 40, following:

"One of the two who heard John speak and followed him

was Andrew, Simon Peter's brother. He found first his

own brother Simon and said to him, 'We have found the

Messiah'(which translated means Christ). He brought him

to Jesus and Jesus looked at him and said, 'You are Simon

the son of John, you shall be called Cephas' (which trans-

lated means Peter)."

Let's pray together. "Lord, we get captured in worship, in the majesty of

music and praise and the uplift of prayer and the reading of Thy Word. But

Father, may we now listen for that undercurrent of truth.As we look at

biblical situations and principles, we ask that Thy Holy Spirit will take

these truths and apoly them right where we live so that everything about

this gathering will be relevant in bringing us into step with our Savior,

this same Jesus. Lord, You speak. Let me get out of the way so that Thy

Word and Thy holy and divine message might not only be heard, but may it

be received and understood and incorporated into our lifestyles. For we

pra,y throj-tgb J@ti@ Christ our Lord. Amen."

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In the New Testament there,are four listings of the apostles of Jesus, the

Master's cabinet. You find them in Matthew, Mark, Luke and Acts. And in

all four of these lists, you will discover that Peter heads every list.

He's number one. Now, the lists are not accidental nor or they alphabetical.

It's just that that's where Peter belongs. He was first in the m ...


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