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  Saint Peter - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Peter is frequently mentioned in the Gospels as forming, with James the Elder and John, a special group within the Twelve Apostles, present at incidents, such as the Transfiguration of Jesus, that the others were not party to.
Peter's Basilica, both in its original form and in its later complete reconstruction, is the altar placed over what is held to be the exact place where Peter was buried.
Second Peter may be earlier than 250, but there is no surviving reference to it that dates back to the first century or even the early second century, although the later church historian Eusebius claimed that Origen had made reference to the epistle before 250.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/St._Peter   (3854 words)

 CHURCH FATHERS: The Acts of Peter and Paul
Peter said: He is what this Simon the magian affirms himself to be; but this is a most wicked man, and his works are of the devil.
Peter said: For not otherwise could he have deceived souls, unless he reigned himself to be a Jew, and made a show of teaching the law of God.
Peter said: We preach one God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, that has made the heaven and the earth and the sea, and all that therein is, who is the true King; and of His kingdom there shall be no end.
www.newadvent.org /fathers/0815.htm   (6957 words)

 Acts of Pilate
Some Acts of Pilate, it seems, were known as early as the second century.
These 'Acts', which were full of outrageous assertions about Jesus, had to be read and memorized by schoolchildren.
Later in the fourth century another forged set of 'Acts of Pilate' appeared, this time from the Christian side, and as devoid of genuineness as Maximin's, to which they were perhaps intended as a counterblast.
www.earlychristianwritings.com /actspilate.html   (867 words)

 Trial of Jesus. Authentic Accounts in the Gospels
Then Peter remembered the word the Lord had spoken to him: "Before the rooster crows today, you will disown me three times." And he went outside and wept bitterly...
For Jesus to not have known the seditious actions that this implied, and the political impact that his act caused, would be incredulous to say the least.
It may be that Peter was lost in the crowd, and then fled into the darkness before being recognized.
www.tektonics.org /gk/jesustrial.html   (10928 words)

 Another Jesus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
By the very act of changing the Sabbath into the Sunday, which is admitted by Protestants, and therefore they contradict themselves by keeping Sunday so strictly, and breaking most other Feasts commanded by the same Church.
When every Egyptian on the same night was required to light a lamp before his house in the open air, this was a act of homage to the sun, that had veiled its glory by enshrouding itself in a human form.
Now, what on these high occasions was done on a grand scale was also done on a smaller scale, in the individual acts of worship to their god, by the lighting of lamps and tapers before the favourite prevalent, as we learn from the Apocryphal writer of the Book of Baruch.
biblicalstudies.qldwide.net.au /another_jesus.html   (13754 words)

 Aeneas (International Standard Bible Encyclopedia) :: Bible Tools   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
e-ne'-as ('Aineas): A paralytic at Lydda, who, after he "had kept his bed eight years," was miraculously healed by Peter (Acts 9:33-34).
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The Bereans "received the word with all readiness, and searched the Scriptures daily to find out whether these things were so" (Acts 17:10-11).
www.bibletools.org /index.cfm/fuseaction/Def.show/RTD/ISBE/ID/247   (225 words)

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