The “Why” of the Transfiguration

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The “Why” of the Transfiguration

Date: December 17, 2017 ()

Bible Text: Luke 9:27 |

Series:

Luke 9:27—The “Why” of the Transfiguration

Lesson 1: “Some would see the kingdom of God,” refers to the ______________________________ (Luke 9:27).

Lesson 2: Prophets performed miracles to prove prophecies:

  •       (Part I) The altar _______________ (1 Kin 13:2-3).
  •       (Part II) The ______ ________ (Isa 38:4-8).
  •       (Part III) ________________ (Isa 7:14-16; 1 Cor 1:22).

Lesson 3: The “Prophet Greater than Moses” performed a sign to __________ His ________________ (Deut 18:15-22 cf. Luke 9:35.

Lesson 4: Jesus wants ____________________ before seeing the glory (John 11:40, 20:25-29; Heb 11:1, 6; Phil 2:6-11).

Family Worship Guide

Memory Verses: 1 Timothy 4:12

Day 1: Read Luke 9:23-27 & discuss: What was Jesus referring to when he said some would see “the kingdom of God”? What were some of the reasons given for this? Why does this matter to us; what’s the significance of this account?

Day 2: Read Luke 9:23-27 & discuss: Why did the Transfiguration happen? What were some of the references given elsewhere in the New Testament referring back to the Transfiguration?

Day 3: Read Luke 9:23-27 & discuss: What sort of signs did Old Testament prophets perform in order to confirm the sure (eventual) fulfillment of their prophecies? How are these instances related to what Jesus did and why he did it?

Pray for those who lead, feed, and care for the flock, and their families (Col. 4:3, 2 Thess. 3:1): Gary Sprague and Steve Moeller

Pray for these church members/families (1 Tim. 2:1, Eph. 6:18, Col. 1:9): Diane Tompkins, Mark & Pam Van Schaick, Ellie Williams, Kevin & Laura Willis, Jim Wright

Pray for “kings” and those in authority (1 Tim. 2:2): Local: Clark County Fire & Rescue; State:Lt. Governor Cyrus Habib; Nation: Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler

Pray for the Gospel to Spread Among All Peoples (Matt. 9:37-38):

Those we directly support: Andy & Karina Smith (Uganda)

An Unreached People Group: Bozniak (Muslim, Bosnia)

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