I for one don't care how many times that Peter is mentioned in the NT. that doesn't make him the Leader of the Pack.<quoted text>
That's a bunch of crap Preston and you know it. Anyone who reads the NT for the first time, can clearly see that Peter was the leader of the Apostles. He's mentioned over 160 times. That is more than all others combined.
Christ clearly gave him and him only the keys. He clearly gave him authority to bind and loose.
I think its ridiculous you all claim to go by the Bible alone when you constantly deny some of the blatant conversations between Christ and His Apostles. You guys are frauds. I'm praying the next generation of Bible thumpers will be less ignorant. Your current 'authoritative' teachings will be history once you die. If they were based on truth it would survive. We can see the pattern the last 500 yrs of Protestantism. None of your teachings survived til the next generation.
clarify his leadership by the word of the Lord. when they(the Apostles) asked who was greater, Jesus never said, Now all of you know that Peter is.LOL.
so using your reasoning that since Peter was mentioned the MOST, THAT WOULD MAKE HIM THE LEAST.
If any was the Greatest, my vote would go to John