Tag: Transfiguration of Christ

Aug 2021
Transfiguration of Christ

The Feast of the Transfiguration is unique, beautiful, and important to our spiritual life. We talk about the scene from heaven that appeared for the first time on earth. This is important for holiness because when we see this glory of God on earth, there is a hidden call to experience and to test His glory. How? By being holy on the inside. David in Psalm 34 said, “they looked to Him and were radiant.” Or they were lightened, and their face were not ashamed. This is how the Holy Spirit says......

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Aug 2020
The Transfiguration of Christ – His Eminence Mor Dionysius John Kawak

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......

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Aug 2018
The Transfiguration of Christ and Strengthening our Faith

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......

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