Free Republic
Browse · Search
Religion
Topics · Post Article

To: markomalley
The name “Peter” had never existed prior to this divine event in Cesarea Philippi.

That is not a true statement !

3 posted on 03/18/2007 12:14:35 PM PDT by Uri’el-2012 (you shall know that I, YHVH, your Savior, and your Redeemer, am the Elohim of Ya’aqob.”Isaiah 60:16)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies ]


To: XeniaSt
That is not a true statement !

Could you share where a person was named Peter (Kipa, Petros, Cephas, Tsuwr) prior to that point?

(Having said that, I do realize that God identifies Himself as "Rock" several points in the OT, but the way I read it, the expression is primarily used as an adjective, with the following exceptions:

And even those do not reflect so much a "Proper Name" as a metaphor (imho).

5 posted on 03/18/2007 2:58:30 PM PDT by markomalley (Extra ecclesiam nulla salus CINO-RINO GRAZIE NO)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 3 | View Replies ]

Free Republic
Browse · Search
Religion
Topics · Post Article


FreeRepublic, LLC, PO BOX 9771, FRESNO, CA 93794
FreeRepublic.com is powered by software copyright 2000-2008 John Robinson