The Transfiguration

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  • Created on: 09-01-16 17:26

Peter, James and John seem to have formed an inner circle of disciples. Six days after Caesarea Philippi, Jesus took these three up to a high mountin and they witnessed events known as the Transfiguration.

Why is the Tranfiguration important?

It is important for the disciples as it is confirmed for the disciples that Jesus was the son of God - they saw Jesus in all his glory and God's voice confirmed that "This is my son. Listen to him". Just before, at Caesarea Philippi, Peter had doubted that Jesus would suffer, die and rise again so the Transfiguration is confirming that they should listen to what he says about his suffering and how difficult being a disciple will be. It also confirms for them that Jesus is not Elijah or Moses but the Son of God (because Jesus is…


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