Are You Listening To Jesus? (Luke 9:28-36)

Transfiguration Luke 9:28-36

Luke 9:28-36

I. The participants

    A. Moses [“the Law”] and Elijah [“the Prophets”] (Luke 9:30; cf. Matthew 7:12; 22:37-39; Luke 16:16; Matthew 5:17; Luke 24:44)
    B. The topic: “His decease” [Greek exodos] (Luke 9:31; Hebrews 2:14-15)

II. The disciples’ reaction

    A. They woke up! (Luke 9:32)
    B. Peter had good intentions, but didn’t think through to the consequences of his suggestion (Luke 9:33)

III. The command of God

    A. The cloud (Luke 9:34; cf. Exodus 14:19; 1 Kings 8:10-11)
    B. “This is My beloved Son. Hear Him!” (Luke 9:35)

      1. God spoke from heaven on other occasions (Luke 3:22; John 12:28-30)
      2. Final authority rests with Jesus (John 12:48; Matthew 7:24-27; 28:18; Ephesians 1:22-23)

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