Last Thursday we celebrated the Feast of the Transfiguration. As we learn in the Bible, our Lord Jesus Christ took Peter, James & John up a mountain to pray. While praying, His presence changed to a glorified form and his clothing became a dazzling white. Moses & Elijah appeared and talked with him about his death that would soon take place. Then a cloud came from above, with a voice saying “This is my beloved son. Listen to him.” The cloud lifted, Moses & Elijah disappeared, and Jesus was alone with his......
The Feast of the Transfiguration of Christ is celebrated in a guest sermon from Mor Justinus Boulos Safar, Patriarchal Vicar in Zahleh and Beqaa: Today is a very special feast, where we celebrate the transfiguration of Jesus. Jesus went to the mountain and took three disciples with him — Peter, John and James — and during this time, he started to pray. And during the prayer – Jesus’s face became a sun shining, and his dress so white. The disciples could not see his face because it was so shiny. And then......