On This Rock

Image by Frank Winkler from Pixabay Which “rock” was the church founded upon? In Matthew 15:18, Jesus tells Peter after his confession of faith in Jesus as the Son of the living God that he will build his church on this rock. Throughout centuries of church history, scholars and theologians…

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Seventy-Seven Times

Image by Ri Butov from Pixabay Why does the Bible say we must forgive seventy seven times? Is 7 a holy number? This question comes from Matthew 18:21-22. Jesus has been talking to the disciples about forgiveness, and so Peter raises a question about personal forgiveness of a brother (believer).…

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