Sermons tagged with ‘Transfiguration’

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Listen

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Listen

In the Transfiguration, we get the big spectacle event, so consuming with visual, power, and misunderstanding, we might fail to hear the voice in the middle of it all saying “listen to him.” Are we listening to Jesus any better than the disciples? Epiphany Last B | Mark 9:2-9 The story doesn’t begin at the […]

They Entered the Cloud

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They Entered the Cloud

Following Jesus can be really hard. But in the Transfiguration, we have a story about following the path, even when it forces us to face our fears. The Transfiguration shows us how to face our fears Transfiguration | Luke 9:28-36 Jesus chose three disciples to join him up a mountain, for prayer. It must be […]

Becoming Holy

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Becoming Holy

I think we’re afraid of the Transfiguration. Afraid through skepticism, through belief; afraid of what it says and means, afraid of becoming holy. The Transfiguration and our fear of weird Last Sunday after the Epiphany |  Matthew 17:1-9 There’s a weirdness on that mountain. If we’ve learned anything from our scripture, it might be to […]

In the Middle

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The Transfiguration, Peter, and How It Feels in the Inbetween / Text: Mark 9:2–9 / Last Sunday after the Epiphany