Matthew 16: 13 – 17


Preacher: Rev Gavino Fioretti

Reading: Matthew 16

Text: Matthew 16: 16 Simon Peter replied, “You are the Christ, the Son of the living God.” (ESV)

Introduction:

A momentous occasion:

A favoured title: …the Son of man

A most necessary question: But who do you say that I am?

  1. The people’ saying:

John the Baptist:

Elijah: The prophet Malachi had prophesied; ‘Behold, I will send you Elijah the prophet before the great and awesome day of the Lord comes’.

Jeremiah:

A prophet:

  1. The apostle’s confession:

The Christ of God:

The living God:

The Son of God:

  1. Jesus’ explanation:

The favour of God:

The revelation of God:

The Son of God: