The Church Built Upon This Rock Matthew 16
The Church’s Builder The Life of the Church Series: Sermon One
The Sign of Jonah
Matthew 16:18 – Building the Church
This article is an exposition of Matthew 16:18.
Upon This Rock
This article explains the Lord Jesus' word to Peter in Matthew 16:18, and shows how the Roman Catholic interpretation of this passage does not do it justice. Christ is the bedrock of the New Testament church.
Matthew 16:27 – Coming in His Kingdom
Matthew 16:27 speaks of a specific coming of Christ. This article discusses what that looks like.
Matthew 16:22-23 – The Contradiction of God
This article considers the reactions of the Lord Jesus to the actions of Peter in Matthew 16:22-23.
“The Gates of Hell Shall not Prevail against It” (Matthew 16:18): A Study of the History of Interpretation
How should the "gates of hell" be interpreted in Matthew 16:18? This article gives a history of the understanding of this text.
"Out of My Sight!", "Get behind Me!", or "Follow after Me!": There is No Choice in God's Kingdom
Matthew 16:23-24 is interpreted in mainly three different ways. The purpose of the author of this article is twofold. First, he wants to identify and to understand how, through linguistic and contextual analyses, each of these traditions originated. In the second place, he wants to emphasize that Jesus was concerned with discipleship in the kingdom of heaven.
The Perfect Tense in Matthew 16:19 and Three Charismata
This essay concerns itself with the translation of Matthew 16:19.
Evidence That the Perfect Tense in John 20:23 and Matthew 16:19 Is Mistranslated
This paper considers the best way to translate John 20:23 and Matthew 16:19.
I Will Build My Church
The article discusses the building of the church of Christ, with consideration of relevant passages like Matthew 16:13-20 and Matthew 28.
What Did Satan Know?
Why Should I Join a Church?
Why should you join a church? From Matthew 16:18-19, this article shows that Christ's words about building His church causes church membership to be a requirement.
Matthew 16:21-28 - The Work of Jesus the Son of Man
This article is a Bible study on Matthew 16:21-28.
Matthew 16:13-20 - The Person of Jesus the Son of Man
This article is a Bible study on Matthew 16:13-20.
Matthew 16:1-12 - The Error of the Pharisees and Sadducees
This article is a Bible study on Matthew 16:1-12.