He said to them, “But who do you say that I am?” Simon Peter answered, “You
are the Christ, the Son of the living God.” And Jesus said to him, “Blessed are
you, Simon Barjona, because flesh and blood did not reveal this to you, but My
Father who is in heaven. I also say to you that you are Peter, and upon this
rock I will build My church; and the gates of Hades will not overpower it. I
will give you the keys of the kingdom of heaven…” – Matthew 16:15-19a
Jesus is talking to His...