March 1, 2017
We can listen to Trump or his critics. But at the transfiguration, God said to listen to Jesus.
I thoroughly enjoyed reading this as a devotional today. As we enter the Lent season and get to Easter and the Resurrection, I believe Christians should ponder the cross at this time of the year.
I loved this commentary today. It is messy out there and I can feel myself becoming more and more upset and angry at the new administration and what to me looks like a spirit so far removed from caring about his creatures and creation as our Father would want us to care.
But you bring us back: to leaning on Jesus' words and spirit - and away from reacting by a descent ourselves into a poor and mean spirit. Thank you!
Thanks for these words! Very similar--even using some of the same phrases--to the sermon I preached on the same Sunday! It's always good to find confirmation!
BTW, can you identify the painting? I've Googled "Transfiguration Paintings", but can't find it. I thought it would be one of the Sistine Chapel scenes; but couldn't find it there, either.
In Reply to Jim Robinson (comment #30101)
We got the image through Shutterstock, which identifies it as "the mount Tabor fresco in church Santa Maria dell Anima by Francesco Salviati from 16. cent."
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