Pastor Dave Martin, Cross Creek Community Church, March 17, 2019
(Parallel passages Mk 9, Lu 9)
Timing, individuals, places & the Lord’s leading.
Matthew 17:1-9 1 After six days Jesus took with him Peter, James and John the brother of James, and led them up a high mountain by themselves.
There is the _____________ of LIFE!
Jesus was “transfigured” before them.
2 There he was transfigured before them. His face shone like the sun, and his clothes became as white as the light.
We can be _____________ INSIDE OUT!
Jesus talks with Moses & Elijah.
3 Just then there appeared before them Moses and Elijah, talking with Jesus. 4 Peter said to Jesus, “Lord, it is good for us to be here. If you wish, I will put up three shelters–one for you, one for Moses and one for Elijah.”
There is _____________ BEYOND!
Shekinah Glory cloud envelopes them, God speaks.
5 While he was still speaking, a bright cloud enveloped them, and a voice from the cloud said, “This is my Son, whom I love; with him I am well pleased. Listen to him!”
Imperative to _____________!
WOW Moment in God’s presence!
6 When the disciples heard this, they fell facedown to the ground, terrified. 7 But Jesus came and touched them. “Get up,” he said. “Don’t be afraid.” 8 When they looked up, they saw no one except Jesus.