Transfiguration love



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  • proper n. The miraculous event, on a mountain, when the face of Jesus "shone like the sun" before the apostles; the feast commemorating this event – 6 August (or 19 August in the Orthodox church)


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  • There were three stages in the complex incident which we call the Transfiguration -- the change in Jesus 'appearance, the colloquy with Moses and Elijah, and the voice from the cloud.

    Expositions of Holy Scripture St. Mark

  • The Transfiguration is a reminder that the glory and presence of God is indeed with us, even when we struggle through days wet with tears and nights filled with sorrows.


  • Transfiguration is regarded as the earnest of Christ's coming in glory.

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • The mysterious incident which is commonly called the Transfiguration contained three distinct portions, each having its own special significance and lesson.

    Expositions of Holy Scripture St. Luke

  • 'Transfiguration' -- the scream of that devil-possessed boy, in the lower part of the figure of eight (a stolen boy too), jars the whole music of the composition.

    The Newcomes

  • Roughly 19 centuries later, and 65 years ago today, the city of Hiroshima was destroyed with elements that cannot but recall the Transfiguration: a sun-bright white light, a roar from heaven, a cloud, terror, and -- most of all -- a world that would never be the same.

    Rev. Tyler Wigg-Stevenson: Hiroshima and the Transfiguration: A Meditation

  • In her liturgy, the Church teaches that the Transfiguration was a way that the Father prepared the apostles to face the passion and death of Jesus.

    Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord

  • The Transfiguration is a Theophany - a manifestation of God, especially of the divinity of Christ, through the display of His uncreated, divine energy.

    Father John Bakas: The Power of Prayer and Fasting

  • In the Greek Church the feast of the Transfiguration is the principal solemnity in honor of Christ's kingship, Summum Regem gloriae Christum adoremus Invit.

    Feast of Christ the King

  • The admission is due because I first started caring about the Feast of the Transfiguration, which is today, when I learned that the atomic-bombing of Hiroshima also occurred on the 6th of August 1945.



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