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"Good for you, Simon son of John!" answered Jesus. "For this truth did not come to you from any human being, but it was given to you directly by my Father in heaven.
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And Jesus answering said to him: Blessed art thou, Simon Bar-Jona: because flesh and blood hath not revealed it to thee, but my Father who is in heaven.
Matthew 5:3-11 Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. . . .
Matthew 13:16,17 But blessed are your eyes, because they see, and your ears, because they hear. . . .
Luke 10:23,24 And turning to his disciples, he said: Blessed are the eyes that see the things which you see. . . .
Luke 22:32 But I have prayed for thee, that thy faith fail not: and thou, being once converted, confirm thy brethren.
1 Peter 1:3-5 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to his great mercy hath regenerated us unto a lively hope, by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead: . . .
1 Peter 5:1 The ancients therefore that are among you, I beseech who am myself also an ancient and a witness of the sufferings of Christ, as also a partaker of that glory which is to be revealed in time to come:
John 1:42 And he brought him to Jesus. And Jesus looking upon him, said: Thou art Simon the son of Jona. Thou shalt be called Cephas, which is interpreted Peter.
John 21:15-17 When therefore they had dined, Jesus saith to Simon Peter: Simon, son of John, lovest thou me more than these? He saith to him: Yea, Lord, thou knowest that I love thee. He saith to him: Feed my lambs. . . .
Galatians 1:11,12,16 For I give you to understand, brethren, that the gospel which was preached by me is not according to man. . . .
Matthew 11:25-27 At that time Jesus answered and said: I confess to thee, O Father, Lord of Heaven and earth, because thou hast hid these things from the wise and prudent, and hast revealed them to little ones. . . .
Isaiah 54:13 All thy children shall be taught of the Lord: and great shall be the peace of thy children.
Luke 10:21,22 In that same hour, he rejoiced in the Holy Ghost and said: I confess to thee, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because thou hast hidden these things from the wise and prudent and hast revealed them to little ones. Yea, Father, for so it hath seemed good in thy sight. . . .
John 6:45 It is written in the prophets: And they shall all be taught of God. Every one that hath heard of the Father and hath learned cometh forth me.
John 17:6-8 I have manifested thy name to the men whom thou hast given me out of the world. Thine they were: and to me thou gavest them. And they have kept thy word. . . .
1 Corinthians 2:9-12 But, as it is written: That eye hath not seen, nor ear heard: neither hath it entered into the heart of man, what things God hath prepared for them that love him. . . .
Galatians 1:16 To reveal his Son in me, that I might preach him among the Gentiles: immediately I condescended not to flesh and blood.
Ephesians 1:17,18 That the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give unto you the spirit of wisdom and of revelation, in the knowledge of him: . . .
Ephesians 2:8 For by grace you are saved through faith: and that not of yourselves, for it is the gift of God.
Ephesians 3:5,18,19 Which in other generations was not known to the sons of men, as it is now revealed to his holy apostles and prophets in the Spirit: . . .
Colossians 1:26,27 The mystery which hath been hidden from ages and generations, but now is manifested to his saints, . . .
1 John 4:15 Whosoever shall confess that Jesus is the Son of God, God abideth in him, and he in God.
1 John 5:20 And we know that the Son of God is come. And he hath given us understanding that we may know the true God and may be in his true Son. This is the true God and life eternal.
ContextPeter's Confession of Christ
…16Simon Peter answered and said: Thou art Christ, the Son of the living God. 17And Jesus answering said to him: Blessed art thou, Simon Bar-Jona: because flesh and blood hath not revealed it to thee, but my Father who is in heaven. 18And I say to thee: That thou art Peter; and upon this rock I will build my church, and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.…
But blessed are your eyes, because they see, and your ears, because they hear.
And he brought him to Jesus. And Jesus looking upon him, said: Thou art Simon the son of Jona. Thou shalt be called Cephas, which is interpreted Peter.
When therefore they had dined, Jesus saith to Simon Peter: Simon, son of John, lovest thou me more than these? He saith to him: Yea, Lord, thou knowest that I love thee. He saith to him: Feed my lambs.
1 Corinthians 2:10
But to us God hath revealed them by his Spirit. For the Spirit searcheth all things, yea, the deep things of God.
1 Corinthians 15:50
Now this I say, brethren, that flesh and blood cannot possess the kingdom of God: neither shall corruption possess incorruption.
To reveal his Son in me, that I might preach him among the Gentiles: immediately I condescended not to flesh and blood.
For our wrestling is not against flesh and blood; but against principalities and powers, against the rulers of the world of this darkness, against the spirits of wickedness in the high places.
Therefore because the children are partakers of flesh and blood, he also himself in like manner hath been partaker of the same: that, through death, he might destroy him who had the empire of death, that is to say, the devil:
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