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TRANSFIGURATION

SYNOPSIS – The Transfiguration was the divine confirmation of his status as Messiah and of the necessity for Jesus to suffer before he received his glory – Mark 9:2-13

In Mark, the description of the event known as the “Transfiguration” begins with the clause “after six days.” This not just a temporal reference but a link to the preceding story in which Peter acknowledged Jesus as the Messiah. In response to his confession, he explained the true meaning of discipleship. To follow him, a man must “deny himself, take up his cross” walk the same path as the “Son of Man” – (Mark 8:28-30).

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