Rob Zins, Th.M, Dallas Theological Seminary (website: http://www.CWRC-RZ.ORG) who is the author of the books "On the Edge of Apostasy" & "Romanism" giving the Sunday morning sermon at Dayspring Fellowship (www.DSF.org) in Austin, Texas where Greg Van Court is the teaching elder (hear Greg's sermons at http://www.sermonaudio.com/search.asp?speakeronly=true&currsection=sermonsspeaker&keyword=Greg_Van_Court).
â€śAnd there are many other things which Jesus did, which if they were written in detail, I suppose that even the world itself would not contain the books that would be writtenâ€ť (21:25).
John 21:19 signifying by what death he should glorify God; for by the above words Christ not only intimated that Peter should die, not a natural, but a violent death, or that he should die a martyr in his cause, but the very kind of death he should die, namely, by crucifixion; and that Peter was crucified at Rome, ecclesiastical history confirms F6, when Christ was magnified, and God was glorified by his zeal and courage, faith and patience, constancy and perseverance to the end: and when he had spoken this: concerning the usage and treatment he should meet with, the sufferings he should undergo, and death he should die for his sake, for the present trial of him:
he saith unto him, follow me: which may be understood literally, Jesus now rising up, and ordering him to come after him; and yet as a sign of his following him, in a spiritual sense, exercising every grace upon him, discharging every duty towards him, faithfully and constantly performing his work and office, as an apostle and preacher of the Gospel, in which he had now reinstated and confirmed him.
Larry Wessels graduated from the University of Texas at Austin, Texas in 1981 with a degree in Advertising & on May 16 of that same year he had a supernatural "born again" experience (John 3:3-8, Romans 8: 8-17, etc.) by a sovereign act of the God of the Bible. Larry has been...