Lectio: Peter with Dr. Tim Gray

Lectio: Peter with Dr. Tim Gray

10 Episodes

Purchase full-color guides - at 60% off: https://bit.ly/30pQdYW. The character of St. Peter is both inspiring and confounding to many of us.
How could a stubborn and impulsive fisherman become the "rock" upon which Jesus would build his Church? Bringing together biblical accounts, historical evidence, Church teaching, classical art, and personal insights, Dr. Tim Gray gives a fresh perspective on Simon Peter that is immediately informative and relevant to our lives. After all, if Jesus could bring out the very best in someone like Peter, then there is hope for the rest of us.

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Lectio: Peter with Dr. Tim Gray
  • Put Out into the Deep: The Making of an Apostle

    Episode 1

    The story of St. Peter begins with an ordinary act of trust, which changes the course of Peter's life. By deciding to follow Jesus Christ, an unknown fisherman becomes a key player in God's plan of salvation for humanity. Presented by Dr. Tim Gray.

  • Capernaum: Village of Coming Consolation

    Episode 2

    Presenter Dr. Tim Gray takes a closer look at the town of Capernaum and Galilee, where Peter worked and lived. We'll discover the significance of that geographical area to Jesus's teaching and works, especially in light of the words of the prophet Isaiah.

  • Faith Not Fear: Walking in Trust

    Episode 3

    Dr. Tim Gray looks at four stories in Matthew's Gospel that highlight the conflict between faith and fear. In each of these incidents, Jesus upbraids and challenges Peter, and the Apostles, with the words, "Oh men of little faith!", pushing them to grow in faith and trust of him and of their heav...

  • Peter the Rock: The Primacy of Jesus

    Episode 4

    Jesus takes his Apostles to the northernmost area of the Holy Land, to the town of Caesarea Philippi, and asks them a question that will redirect their lives as his disciples: "Who do you say that I am?" Peter's response, and Jesus's ensuing words to Peter, will reveal the identities and missions...

  • Peter and the Keys: The Primacy of the Church

    Episode 5

    What are the "keys of the kingdom" and why are they so important to understanding Peter's role in the Church? Dr. Tim Gray takes us back to the Old Testament and the significance of the imagery the keys had to the office of the prime minister in the kingdom of King David. From there we can see ho...

  • In the Shadow of the Galilean: Peter's Rising Leadership

    Episode 6

    Dr. Tim Gray takes us on a journey with Peter from Galilee to Jerusalem. On the way, we'll see firsthand the inseparable relationship between the King and the Kingdom, and how Peter acts as a bridge between the two.

  • Discipleship at a Distance: Peter and the Passion of Christ

    Episode 7

    What's the difference between following Jesus closely and following from a distance? In this study, we'll see how Peter discovers the answer to that question in a terribly painful way. The "rock," the "prime minister," the man to whom the future Church has been entrusted is tested—and we learn fr...

  • Peter & Pentecost: The Transforming Power of the Holy Spirit

    Episode 8

    It was a remarkable turn of events. Peter, who had denied knowing Christ in a moment of fear, is transformed by the power of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost. Suddenly the fisherman who had stumbled along behind Jesus for three years is the head of the Apostles, preaching to everyone who will listen ...

  • Peter bar Jonah: How Peter Came to Rome

    Episode 9

    Few people know nor remember a man named Cornelius, though he plays a significant role in the life of Peter and of Church history. In this session, Dr. Tim Gray shows us how the life of Cornelius intersects with Peter's and redirects the New Covenant in a remarkable way. Crossing traditional line...

  • "Quo Vadis?" Peter's Way of the Cross

    Episode 10

    In this session, Dr. Gray discusses the importance of early Christian tradition in understanding our Catholic story, the cost of discipleship, and the role of Peter as shepherd and prophet. How can we use this knowledge of the early Church to regain our own story?

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