Matthew 16:18-19

Peter Confesses Jesus as the Christ

18 "And I also say to you that n you are Peter, and o on this rock I will build My church, and p the gates of Hades shall not 1 prevail against it. 19 q "And I will give you the keys of the kingdom of heaven, and whatever you bind on earth 2 will be bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth will be loosed in heaven."

  1. Cross References
    John 1:42
    And he brought him to Jesus. Now when Jesus looked at him, He said, "You are Simon the son of Jonah. You shall be called Cephas" (which is translated, A Stone).
  2. Cross References
    Acts 2:41
    Then those who gladly received his word were baptized; and that day about three thousand souls were added to them.
    Ephesians 2:20
    Having been built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ Himself being the chief corner stone.
    Revelation 21:14
    Now the wall of the city had twelve foundations, and on them were the names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb.
  3. Cross References
    Job 33:17
    In order to turn man from his deed, And conceal pride from man.
    Psalms 9:13
    Have mercy on me, O LORD! Consider my trouble from those who hate me, You who lift me up from the gates of death.
    Psalms 107:18
    Their soul abhorred all manner of food, And they drew near to the gates of death.
    Isaiah 38:10
    I said, "In the prime of my life I shall go to the gates of Sheol; I am deprived of the remainder of my years.
  4. Cross References
    Matthew 18:18
    Assuredly, I say to you, whatever you bind on earth will be bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth will be loosed in heaven.
    John 20:23
    "If you forgive the sins of any, they are forgiven them; if you retain the sins of any, they are retained."
New King James Version (NKJV) Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc.