Matthew 16:16-17

2/12/2018

"Simon Peter answered, “You are the Messiah, the Son of the living God.” Jesus replied, “Blessed are you, Simon son of Jonah, for this was not revealed to you by flesh and blood, but by my Father in heaven. "

This verse is Peter making the claim that Jesus is God and Jesus agrees with him.

This is a clear statement of Jesus claiming that he is God.

This verse also tells us that this knowledge is not revealed or natural for flesh and blood to understand, but it is give by the Father in heaven.

Jesus says that Peter is blessed to have this knowledge revealed to Him.

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