What are the main characteristics of a church? Worship – Yes. Prayer – Yes. Bible – Yes. But what about potlucks, BBQs, and coffee hour? – Yes, absolutely yes. Fellowship is one of things that distinguished the first Christians and still does.
So what about this “transfiguration” story? As far as I can tell, it is pointless to asks how this all took place. I don’t think it has to do with Jesus “aglow” in the dark. I don’t think it has much to do with Moses and Elijah appearing there. I don’t even think it has to do with the disciples wanting to stay on the mountaintop.
Numbers 21:4b-9; I Corinthians 1:18-24; John 3:13-17 • “THE CENTRALITY OF THE CROSS” On a hill far away stood an old rugged cross, the emblem of suff’ring and shame; and I love that old cross, where the dearest and best for a wold of lost sinners was slain. So I’ll cherish the old rugged cross, […]