Read Mark 9:2-8.

Read the following questions, and pick one or two to respond to in the comments below.  Or, respond to someone else’s comment with a question or comment of your own.

What do you think was motivating Peter to speak the way he did in verse 5, saying “Rabbi, it is good for us to be here; let us make three dwellings, one for you, one for Moses, and one for Elijah”?  Perhaps verse 6 gives us a hint?

The disciples have seen a dazzling sight, and yet the voice from the cloud says, “This is my Son, the Beloved; listen to him.”  (the ear versus the eye)  What might the significance of this be?

Question from A Walk Thru the Life of Peter:

How often do you think Christians today speak up too quickly and unwittingly about sacred mysteries we don't understand?  How do you think Jesus would respond to our uninformed declarations?

 

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