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Was Peter the First Pope?

by Robert L. Moyer

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Published by Sword of the Lord .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Religion,
  • Religion - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11118492M
    ISBN 100873989465
    ISBN 109780873989466

      There is absolutely no evidence Peter was the first pope of Rome or anywhere else. I believe there is overwhelming evidence to the contrary. Aside from what is already stated, consider the book of Romans which I understand Paul penned while in Corinth. The Catholic Church makes some unique claims regarding Peter, and one of their foundational beliefs is that the pope is a direct successor of Peter and, as a result, is the head of the church. Let’s begin this relatively delicate topic by first examining the Roman Catholic teachings regarding the pope.

      That he is the first among equals seems indisputable; that his is an office transferred to others is indefensible. In fact, in Matthew –6, the apostles argue over preeminence, something moot had Peter been made the first “Pope” by Jesus. The New Testament knows no Head but Jesus Christ. Peter was (and still is) widely honored in the. Answers to Bible Questions. Scriptures are from the KJV of the Bible (Q) Was the Apostle Peter really the first Pope?(A) There are several scriptures that have been quoted in the bible, serving as proof that Peter was given the authority to be the leader of the Catholic Church, by Jesus himself. The first scripture is from John which says, (Christ talking to Peter): “Feed my lambs.

      Myth #3: Peter was important, but he had no special authority that could be passed on to a successor like the pope. Peter’s role as “chief apostle” is evident in the fact that he is mentioned more than any other apostle, often speaks for the whole group, and is placed first in every list of the apostles.   St Peter was not the first Pope and never went to Rome, claims Channel 4 Catholicism holds that the Pope is the sole successor to the 'supremacy' of Peter .


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Was Peter the First Pope? by Robert L. Moyer Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book clearly details the fact that St. Peter was the first Pope and clearly resided at the Bishop Of Rome. Many arguments are proposed that this is not true but none prevail/5(8).

Yes, Peter was the “rock” that Christ predicted he would be (Matthew ). However, these truths about Peter in no way give support to the concept that Peter was the first pope, or that he was the “supreme leader” over the apostles, or that his authority would be.

In conclusion: Was Peter the first pope. Did he have any successors. Is the Catholic dogma of papal primacy Scripturally valid. The only correct answer to each question is a simple no.

Nevertheless, the fact remains that Jesus unquestionably did build his church, his true congregation, upon himself. Was The Apostle Peter A Pope. In the books of men, the following titles are commonly used with reference to a man: "Pope," "Holy Father," "Vicar of Christ," "Sovereign Pontiff." All of these are titles that rightly belong only to the Lord Jesus Christ and to God the Father.

The reveal began in when the 1,year-old Basilica of St. Peter (the storied resting place of the apostle) was about to collapse. A new building was erected, but the Was Peter the First Pope? book space was located by workers in Soon a team of archaeologists came in to /5(63).

Roman Catholicism teaches that the apostle Peter was the first "pope" and that there has been an unbroken line of popes since Peter. The earliest Christians believed Jesus made Saint Peter the first pope.

Read what they had to say about this ancient : Catholic Answers. The Roman Catholic tradition that Peter was the First Pope is Fiction pure and simple. There is no New Testament hint, and no historical evidence whatever, that Peter was at any time Bishop of Size: 1MB.

29 rows  Argentinian. First pope to be born outside Europe since Gregory III (–) and the first. The first pope and Vicar of Christ received his eternal reward June 29th in the year The first 31 popes all shed their blood in defense of the One, Holy, Catholic, and Apostolic Church.

Pope John Paul II is the th successor in the unbroken line of popes since Saint Peter. Clearly, if the apostle Peter were alive today, he would never be accepted as Pope. Yet Catholics claim he was their very first Pope.

There Is No Valid Scriptural Proof that Peter Ever Acted as Pope. Those who claim Peter was Pope are responsible to prove their claim is valid. We have already examined their use of Matt. and John ff. Since last Friday, the Feast of the Chair of St.

Peter, we have been working on our first unit: St. Peter, The First Pope. The boys were gone most of Friday, but the girls had started working on their St. Peter's Basilica Pop-up Books that day, and we read St.

Peter's. Saint Peter the Apostle, one of the 12 disciples of Jesus Christ and, according to Roman Catholic tradition, the first pope.

Peter, a Jewish fisherman, was called to be a disciple of Jesus at the beginning of Jesus’ ministry. Learn more about Peter’s life.

Peter, who was also known as Simon Peter of Cephas, is considered the first Pope. Despite his papacy, Peter had humble beginnings and became one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus.

He was ordained by Jesus in the "Rock of My Church" written in Matthewwhich says, "Jesus replied. The Roman Catholic Church teaches that Peter was the first pope. Is there any truth to this belief. In this study, the late Dr.

Moyer compares the teachings and doctrines of Catholicism with those of the Bible to show that Peter was not and could not have been the first pope.

The First Pope: St. Peter (circa A.D early 60s) After years of kisses, (including a peck from Queen Sofia of Spain, pictured in the photo), the big toe of this statue of St. Peter has been rubbed down to a stump. Catholic tradition celebrates Peter as the first Bishop of Rome and the father of the papacy.

Nevertheless, our Church boasts of an unbroken line of legitimate successors of Peter who stand in the stead of Christ. We must always remember that one of the official titles of the pope, first taken by Pope Gregory I, the Great (d.

), is "Servant of the Servants of God.". Was Peter The First Pope. 3 Savior’s words and actions after the utterance of these words to Peter, and also in the words and actions of the other apostles.

What do we find. A very little while after these words were spoken, the disciples came to Jesus, asking, “Who is. The Pope, as Bishop of Rome, is simply the successor of Peter, who was the first Bishop of Rome and head of the earthly Church. Eusebius of Caesaria (A.D. ) tells us in his "Church History" who succeeded him: Ch.

2 "After the martyrdom of Paul and of Peter, Linus was the first to obtain the episcopate of the church at Rome. The orthodox Christian position to this day agrees with Pope Stephen.

Peter being the first pope is a somewhat different issue than this issue regarding Cyprian of Carthage. Regarding the primacy of Peter, Rome, and the Pope, I still have yet to see a good Protestant response to. If Peter was the first pope, how is it that Jesus did not choose one that could set the proper example for future popes?

For popes are not allowed to experience the marital state; yet Peter was married. Before we even begin to discuss Peter as Pope we need to get one thing out of the way: no church historian, worth their weight, would ever claim that Peter was the first Pope Author: K.

Albert Little. The "pope" title was never used by either Peter or James the Just. It was first used by Heraclas of Alexandria, more than three centuries before anyone in Rome used it. Peter was an apostle.

James was the bishop of Jerusalem. As established in the.