Posts tagged Transfiguration

From death to life

Thursday 24 March 2022

In the Transfiguration we glimpse the divine nature of Christ while Moses and Elijah represent the story of salvation history — God’s purpose and will for us. We a part of God’s story. Our lives are momentary stories written on a canvas that reaches from the beginning of Creation to the full appearance of the eternal heavenly glory.

Two anonymous engravings combined by Scott LaPierre

Foreshadowing the Sacrifice

Thursday 4 March 2021

The angel of God stays Abraham’s hand, and the story points forward to Christ’s sacrifice through whom the promise to bless all the nations will find its ultimate fulfilment.

Co-operating with God: Reflection on the Transfiguration

Wednesday 20 March 2019

Dear Friends “He will transfigure these wretched bodies of ours into copies of his glorious body.” This is the great promise which is held out to us. That the glory which Christ has, the perfection and beauty, is being offered to us. We are looking forward to Christ’s redemption – to spending eternity in heaven […]

It is good to be here.

Tuesday 6 August 2013

Today is the feast of the Transfiguration of Our Lord. I was struck by the reading from the Saints, this morning when Neil and I prayed the office together. Coming from a sermon by St Anastasius, I particularly noticed that the disciples, in experiencing the Transfiguration, were being called by God to enter into the […]