The Transfiguration – The Way Up is Down

Mark 8:27-9:13

The Transfiguration settled in the minds of Peter, James and John that Jesus was the Messiah. On a mountain top Moses and Elijah appeared with Jesus as their clothes shone with heavenly glory. The three disciples saw it all. Moses appeared representing the Law God had given him. Elijah appeared representing the Prophets. The Law and the Prophets testified to the coming Messiah. And as if this were not enough, a cloud enveloped them and a voice said to the disciples “This is my Son, whom I love. Listen to him!”
There was a need for the testimony of Moses and Elijah. More