18 Now I bear witness to everyone who hears the words of the prophecy contained in this scroll: If anyone adds to them, God will add to that person the plagues that are written in this scroll. 19 If anyone takes away from the words of this scroll of prophecy, God will take away that person’s share in the tree of life and the holy city, which are described in this scroll.
20 The one who bears witness to these things says, “Yes, I’m coming soon.” Amen. Come, Lord Jesus!
21 The grace of the Lord Jesus be with all.
When I read the last verses of Revelation – I am reminded we do not add or take away from the Bible. We read it and interpret it, but with the help of the Holy Spirit. Somewhere in history people has fallible as we are, got it wrong. They started building a church on Peter… Peter is the rock that this church will be built on. Literally our early Catholic church built the church right over the grave of Peter.
I believe Jesus Christ is the Rock and that Peter will be the leader of the church and was enabled by the Holy Spirit.
Jesus commissions Peter to lead and he will take the church to all the world. Catholic means universal which means to all.
Only by the Holy Spirit has the church survived. If only by human hands it would have been destroyed many times over. Power of Christ and the Holy Spirit is the only thing that keep us believers moving toward the Goal.
My pray is that all believers will come together and remember Jesus is coming again and will he call us brothers and sisters – or will he not know us by name.