Jesus said this to indicate the kind of death by which Peter would glorify God. Then he said to him, “Follow me!”
For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all.
—2 Corinthians 4:17
The Sovereign Lord is my strength; he makes my feet like the feet of a deer, he enables me to go on the heights. For the director of music. On my stringed instruments.
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We are ambassadors for Christ, as though God were pleading through us: we implore you on Christ's behalf, be reconciled to God. For He made Him who knew no sin to be sin for us, that we might become the righteousness of God in Him (2 Corinthians 5:20-21).