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Transfiguration • The Greek word “Metemorfw/qh” well rendered "was transfigured, " signifies a change of form or appearance (Matt 17: 2 Mark 9: 2), . and is so explained in Luke 9: 29, "the fashion of his countenance was altered. " • This is one of the most wonderful incidents in the life of our Savior upon earth, and one so instructive that we can never exhaust its lessons.
• First, to teach that, in spite of the calumnies which the Pharisees had heaped on Jesus the old and new dispensations are in harmony with each other. • Secondly, to teach that the new dispensation was superior to the old. Moses and Elias appear as inferior to Jesus, not merely since their faces did not, so far as we know, shine like the sun, but chiefly because the voice from the excellent glory commanded to. hear him in
• thirdly, to gird up the energies of Jesus for the great agony which was so soon to excruciate him; as in Gethsemane itself an angel appeared unto him strengthening him; as the Holy Ghost descended upon him in the likeness of a dove before his temptation in the wilderness and as, when the devil left him, angels came and ministered unto him.
• Fourthly, to comfort the hearts of the disciples, who, being destined to see their Master, whom they had left all to follow, nailed to a cross, to be themselves persecuted, and to suffer their want of all things, were in danger of despair. But, by being eye-witnesses of his majesty, they became convinced that his humiliation, even though he descended into the place of the dead, was voluntary and could not continue long. Gazing at the glorified body of their Master, they beheld not only a proof but an express and lively image, of his resurrection, ascension, and exaltation above the heavens.
• Transfiguration • Fifthly, to teach that virtue will not allow supine contemplation, but demands the exercise and exertion of our several powers.
TRANSFIGURATION kingdom in manifestation • (1) The Lord appears, not in humiliation, but in glory (Matt 17: 2). • (2) Moses is present in a glorified state, representative of the redeemed who have passed via death into the kingdom (Matt 13: 43; Luke 9: 30 -31). • (3) Elijah is also seen glorified, representative of the redeemed who have come into the kingdom by translation (1 Thess 4: 13 -18; 1 Cor 15: 50 -53). • (4) The unglorified disciples, Peter, James, and John, represent in the vision and for the time being Israel in the flesh in the future kingdom (Acts 1: 6; Ezek 37: 21 -27). • (5) The crowd at the foot of the mountain (Matt 17: 14) represents the nations who are to enter the kingdom after it is established over Israel (Isa 11: 10 -12). The scene as a whole represents the second coming of Christ in glory to establish His kingdom
• Dan 7: 13 -14 • 13 "In my vision at night I looked, and there before me was one like a son of man, coming with the clouds of heaven. He approached the Ancient of Days and was led into his presence. 14 He was given authority, glory and sovereign power; all peoples, nations and men of every language worshiped him. His dominion is an everlasting dominion that will not pass away, and his kingdom is one that will never be destroyed.
• Ps 2: 7 -9 • • 7 I will proclaim the decree of the LORD: He said to me, "You are my Son; today I have become your Father. 8 Ask of me, and I will make the nations your inheritance, the ends of the earth your possession. 9 You will rule them with an iron scepter; you will dash them to pieces like pottery. "
• Deut 18: 15 -19 • 15 The LORD your God will raise up for you a prophet like me from among your own brothers. You must listen to him. 16 For this is what you asked of the LORD your God at Horeb on the day of the assembly when you said, "Let us not hear the voice of the LORD our God nor see this great fire anymore, or we will die. " • 17 The LORD said to me: "What they say is good. 18 I will raise up for them a prophet like you from among their brothers; I will put my words in his mouth, and he will tell them everything I command him. 19 If anyone does not listen to my words that the prophet speaks in my name, I myself will call him to account.
• Heb 2: 1 -4 • 2: 1 We must pay more careful attention, therefore, to what we have heard, so that we do not drift away. 2 For if the message spoken by angels was binding, and every violation and disobedience received its just punishment, 3 how shall we escape if we ignore such a great salvation? This salvation, which was first announced by the Lord, was confirmed to us by those who heard him.
A Boy is Healed • Mark 6: 7 -13 • And He called the twelve to Himself, and began to send them out two by two, and gave them power over unclean spirits. • 12 So they went out and preached that people should repent. 13 And they cast out many demons, and anointed with oil many who were sick, and healed them.
Epilepsy • Mute Spirit. The NKJV uses this phrase for a disorder that was probably epilepsy. This is a disorder marked by erratic electrical discharges of the central nervous system and manifested by convulsive attacks. A certain man brought his epileptic son to Jesus for help (Mark 9: 17 -29). • The KJV says the boy had a "dumb spirit. " Jesus healed him. Among the scores of people brought to Jesus for healing were epileptics (Matt 4: 24; lunaticks, KJV). • An ancient theory held that epilepsy was caused by the moon; people referred to epileptics as being "moonstruck. " Ps 121: 6 may reflect this idea when it says, "The sun shall not smite thee by day, nor the moon by night. "
Faith • Mark 9: 23 • 23 Jesus said to him, "If you can believe, all things are possible to him who believes. “ • Mark 9: 29 • 29 So He said to them, "This kind can come out by nothing but prayer and fasting. "
Jesus Forbids Sectarianism • Mark 9: 39 • "Do not forbid him • Mark 9: 40 • 40 For he who is not against us is on our side • Mark 9: 41 • 41 For whoever gives you a cup of water to drink in My name
GEHENNA • GEHEN'NA (ge-hen'a; Grk. geenna, for the Heb. hinnom, the "Valley of Hinnom"). A deep, narrow glen to the S of Jerusalem where the Jews offered their children to Molech. The OT renders "valley of the son of Hinnom, " or "Ben Hinnom" (2 Kings 23: 10; Jer 7: 31; 19: 2 -6). • In later times it served as a receptacle of all sorts of putrefying matter and all that defiled the holy city, and so became the representative or image of the place of everlasting punishment, especially on account of its ever-burning fires; and to this fact the words of Christ refer when He mentions "the unquenchable fire. " "The passages of the New Testament show plainly that the word 'gehenna' was a popular expression for 'hell' of which Jesus and his apostles made use, • (from The New Unger's Bible Dictionary. Originally published by Moody Press of Chicago, Illinois. Copyright (c) 1988. )