A Sinful Man #4
A Study in Jesus dealings with Simon, brother of Andrew, who became the Apostle Peter.
Simon, destine to become a rock in the kingdom of God, remained on Jesus list of things to do for months. His initial meeting with Simon took place prior to March A.D. 25. Shortly thereafter Jesus returned to Galilee. Someone invited Jesus and his disciples, at this point Philip and Nathanael, to a wedding where he turned water into wine. This miracle reinforced his disciple’s faith. He made a brief stop in Capernaum and then returned to Judea.
Jesus kicked off his ministry confronting Israel’s racism. Israel’s law permitted buying and selling animals so people who traveled could purchase the things needed to worship God. Areas in the streets around the temple would have been adequate for this activity. But the religious elite profited from this business and…
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