Posts Tagged ‘Transfiguration’

Mark 9:11-13 It is Written

Thank God for HIs written word!

Thank God for HIs written word!

Jesus, James, Peter and John are on their way back down the mountain. Our three disciples have just experienced a mind blowing event. They have watched Jesus transformed right before their eyes and have seen Him talking with Moses and Elijah. More than that, they have heard God Himself speak to them. I wonder which one of the disciples is asking the questions now. Is Peter silent after his “foot in mouth” experience?

Jesus has also strictly told them to keep this experience to themselves until after He rises from the dead. They are not sure what this means but they will willingly obey Him. Now they have a question they want to ask. “Why do the scribes say that first Elijah must come” (verse 11)? Read more »