- NRSV LUKE 9:28-36,
about eight days after these sayings Jesus took with him Peter and
John and James,
and went up on the mountain to pray.
he was praying, the
appearance of his face changed, and his clothes became dazzling
they saw two men, Moses and Elijah, talking to him.
appeared in glory and were speaking of his departure, which he was
about to accomplish at Jerusalem.
and his companions were weighed down with sleep; but since they had
stayed awake, they saw his glory and the two men who stood with him.
they were leaving him, Peter said to Jesus, “Master, it is good for
us to be here; let us make three dwellings, one for you, one for
Moses, and one for Elijah”—not knowing what he said.
was saying this, a cloud came and overshadowed them; and they were
terrified as they entered the cloud.
the cloud came a voice that said, “This is my Son, my Chosen; listen
voice had spoken, Jesus was found alone. And they kept silent and in
those days told no one any of the things they had seen.On
the next day, when they had come down from the mountain, a great crowd
a man from the crowd shouted, “Teacher, I beg you to look at my son;
he is my only child. 39
a spirit seizes him, and all at once he shrieks. It convulses him
until he foams at the mouth; it mauls him and will scarcely leave him.
begged your disciples to cast it out, but they could not.” 41
answered, “You faithless and perverse generation, how much longer
must I be with you and bear with you? Bring your son here.” 42
was coming, the demon dashed him to the ground in convulsions. But
Jesus rebuked the unclean spirit, healed the boy, and gave him back to
his father. 43 And
- all were astounded at the greatness of God.