One of the most interesting - if you like foot-in-mouth disease -
people in the New Testament is Peter. Often wrong, frequently
saying the wrong things, he was a man of action. Sometimes all
God needs from us is energy and motivation - and Peter had those in
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||The call of Peter.
Peter becomes a "fisher of men."
Instances in the life of Saint Peter in which shows the sin
of presumption, a warning to us all.
Transfiguration - The Transfiguration of Christ, with
particular emphasis on the part of Peter.
Questions - Peter asks Christ three questions, and
Christ answers three different ones.
on Water. The incident in which Peter walks on water —
and some conclusions about their world and our world.
||Who Do You
Say? - A lesson on Peter's Great Confession.
Friday Night Fright - A lesson concerning the actions of
Saint Peter on the night of Good Friday.
Boundary Layer - Saint Peter's actions on Easter day —
including a little-known, undocumented meeting with Christ.
Breakfast at the Beach
- The eerie scene at the sea of Tiberias in which Jesus
forgives and restores Peter.
First Sermon - A
comparison of the first Christian sermon ever preached with
The Lame Man -
The story of Peter, entering the Temple, healing the man who
was born lame.
Conflict and Authority
- An examination of the conflict between church and state,
particularly focusing upon the incident of Peter healing the
lame man in the Temple.
|Acts 4:32 - 5:16
Drop Dead - The story of
Ananias and Sapphira - a precautionary tale about sacrilege,
hypocrisy and testing God.
Suffering - Peter finds himself in and out of jail,
before the Senate — blessed by Providence, and suffering for
Sorcery - The story of Peter and
Simon the sorcerer.
|Acts 9:32 - 10:23
Preparation - A lesson
concerning how God prepared St. Peter for the biggest change
the early church ever saw.
First Contact - St. Peter's
first contact with the Gentiles — invading the aliens.
|Acts 11:1-18; Acts
Dispute - St. Peter provides for
us an example of how disputes should be conducted in the
Comedy - The final episode in the
life of Peter, as recorded in the Scriptures, an episode of
This series was originally delivered in 2012.