5114 Peter, the apostle
As a result of the coming of the Holy Spirit, Peter was transformed into a dynamic apostle and witness to Jesus Christ.
Peter’s credentials as an apostle
Peter as an apostle to the Jews Gal 2:8
Peter’s leadershipSee also Ac 1:21-22; Ac 2:14; Ac 3:12; Ac 4:8; Ac 5:29; Ac 8:20
Peter and the Gentiles
He was the first to baptise Gentiles who had not been circumcised Ac 10:47-48
He later wavered in his attitude to the Gentiles Gal 2:11-14
The miraculous power of the Holy Spirit at work in Peter
Peter’s missionary travels
1Co 1:12 He visited Corinth; 1Co 9:5 He took his wife with him; 1Pe 1:1 He visited northern Asia Minor; 1Pe 5:13 One interpretation of this verse is that Peter was writing from Rome and was using the name “Babylon” symbolically to refer to Rome.
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