"Abraham and Isaac," John August Swanson. Used by permission from the artist.
Image © by John August Swanson. Artwork held in the Luther Seminary Fine Arts Collection, St. Paul, Minn.
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Transfiguration of Our Lord
Matthew 17:1-9 Commentary
by Audrey West
Six days after foretelling his death, Jesus takes Peter, James, and John and "leads them up a high mountain, by themselves" (Matthew 17:1). Together with Peter's brother, Andrew, these three disciples have ...
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Exodus 24:12-18 Commentary
by Frank M. Yamada
Exodus 24:12--18 has shaped the traditions of transfiguration that we find in the Synoptic Gospels. Placed on Transfiguration Sunday, this passage, which describes Moses' encounter with the Lord on Mount ...
2 Peter 1:16-21 Commentary
by Dwight Peterson
The final Sunday in Epiphany is when the church remembers the Transfiguration of our Lord. Truth to tell, it's a strange story, told in all three of the Synoptic Gospels (Matthew 17:1-8; Mark 9:2-8; and ...
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