Peter knows about Jesus and goes over the top in love for him. Jesus stood by him after Peter abandoned Him. Peter owes Him everything.
Peter saw His beauty, brilliance and glorious radiance. Peter was filled with the power of His Holy Spirit. Peter was amazed.
Does Jesus amaze me? Am I stunned by His beauty and brilliance? Am I rejoicing greatly in the Holy Spirit? Is my joy inexpressible?
And though you have not seen Him, you love Him, and though you do not see Him now, but believe in Him, you greatly rejoice with joy inexpressible and full of the beauty of God (glory). | 1 Peter 1:8
Ecstasy in response to Jesus the Messiah: The Greek word “ecstasy” (ἔκστασις, ekstasis) means “standing outside of” and refers to the experience of having the mind cut off from ordinary sense perceptions. These experiences are often referred to as mystical…
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