What did Paul say about doing good?
“I have the desire to do what is good, but I cannot carry it out. For I do not do the good I want to do, but the evil I do not want to do — this I keep on doing” (verses 18-19). Paul is a saint, but he’s not sinless.
What did Jesus say he had done for Peter?
In response to Peter’s three affirmations of love for him, Jesus gives Peter three commands: “Feed my lambs” / “Take care of my sheep” / “Feed my sheep”. Jesus is re-commissioning Peter as an apostle and leader in the church. “Sheep” is a common metaphor in the New Testament to refer to the people of God.
When you are persecuted for doing good?
God promises blessings if you are persecuted for doing what’s right – Matthew 5:10. Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
What credit is it if you suffer for doing wrong?
But how is it to your credit if you receive a beating for doing wrong and endure it? But if you suffer for doing good and you endure it, this is commendable before God. To this you were called, because Christ suffered for you, leaving you an example, that you should follow in his steps.
What does the Bible say about doing good to others?
Hebrews 13:16 And do not forget to do good and to share with others, for with such sacrifices God is pleased.
Where in the Bible does it say do good?
Psalm 37:3 Trust in the Lord, and do good; dwell in the land and befriend faithfulness.
Why was Peter so special to Jesus?
Roman Catholic tradition holds that Jesus established St. Peter as the first pope (Matthew 16:18). Jesus also gave him “the keys of the kingdom of heaven” (Matthew 16:19), which is why he is often depicted at the gates of heaven in art and popular culture.
Does Jesus forgive Peter?
Following his resurrection, Jesus took special care to rehabilitate Peter and assure him he was forgiven. At Pentecost, the Holy Spirit filled the apostles. Peter was so overcome that he began to preach to the crowd. Acts 2:41 tells us 3,000 people were converted that day.
What does the Bible say about suffering for righteousness sake?
We identify with Him when we are persecuted for righteousness’ sake. Just as He suffered persecution although He was altogether righteous. As we endure persecution, we inherit the Kingdom. Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness sake, For theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
What Bible verse says do not be afraid of persecution?
“Do not fear their threats; do not be frightened. Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall trouble or hardship or persecution or famine or nakedness or danger or sword?
What is commendable before God?
“It is commendable if someone bears up under the pain of unjust suffering because they are conscious of God. But how is it to your credit if you receive a beating for doing wrong and endure it? But if you suffer for doing good and you endure it, this is commendable before God” (verses 19-20).