Sermon, Transfiguration of Christ, Luke 9:28-43, Luke 9:28-36, Luke 9:37-43, Beauty

An Eye for Beauty – A Sermon on Luke 9:28-43

Luke 9:28-43 When have you recently experienced beauty? What are some of your most beautiful experiences? Before you answer let me explain what I am asking. I am not asking when you saw something you thought was beautiful. I am not asking about physical beauty, the outward appearance of people or things. I’m asking about moments and situations in which you experienced and participated in … Continue reading An Eye for Beauty – A Sermon on Luke 9:28-43

When Pictures Become Windows – A Sermon on the Transfiguration, Mark 9:2-9

On the Last Sunday after Epiphany we hear the story of the transfiguration. The collect and readings may be found here. The following sermon is based on St. Mark’s account of the transfiguration, Mark 9:2-9. There are times in our lives when we look around and wonder, “Is this all there is?” Sometimes it’s just a passing question, other times it’s for a season. We … Continue reading When Pictures Become Windows – A Sermon on the Transfiguration, Mark 9:2-9

Thin Places, Veils, and Transfiguration

Yesterday was the Last Sunday after the Epiphany. The collect and readings for the day may be found here. The appointed gospel was Luke 9:28-43: 28Now about eight days after these sayings Jesus took with him Peter and John and James, and went up on the mountain to pray. 29And while he was praying, the appearance of his face changed, and his clothes became dazzling … Continue reading Thin Places, Veils, and Transfiguration