Moses and Elijah to Jesus are like Jesus and Santa to Donald Trump.
Matthew 7:1-13; Deuteronomy 18:15-19
Two individuals come to mind when I read a literal translation from Greek of Matthew’s version of the Transfiguration. The first is Linda’s college roommate, a southern belle with an effervescent personality. When she visited Linda’s family in Amish country, the first time she saw a horse and buggy, she exclaimed, “Oh, y’all!”
The second is a member of this church is well-known for telling long stories strung together with “And…” in front of every sentence. It’s hard to interrupt or comment because the whole story is a continuous flow that can go on for 10 or 45 minutes. If I preach her funeral, I’m going to start every sentence of my meditation with “And….” Read more »