And I will give to thee the keys of the kingdom of heaven.
On the same occasion the sons of Zebedee were called ( Matthew -22 ; Mark -20 ; Luke 5:1-11 ; it is here assumed that Luke refers to the same occasion as the other Evangelists ).
Thenceforth Peter remained always in the immediate neighbourhood of Our Lord.
Jesus said to them: "But whom do you say that I am?
" Simon said: "Thou art Christ, the Son of the living God ".
On several occasions also Christ favoured him above all the others; He enters Peter's boat on Lake Genesareth to preach to the multitude on the shore ( Luke 5:3 ); when He was miraculously walking upon the waters, He called Peter to come to Him across the lake ( Matthew sqq.