After the harsh prerequisites laid out by Jesus regarding what is demanded of His followers, He comforts & reassures Peter, James & John, that although the Messiah, as the Son of Man, must suffer & be rejected & die, by no means is this contrary to God's eternal & sovereign plan to establish His kingdom over His people.
In the Transfiguration, God is giving His stamp of approval that Jesus' upcoming death is pleasing in His sight, and that Jesus, as the embodiment & fulfillment of the entire OT, is now to be heeded & obeyed, especially His command to deny ourselves, pick up our cross & follow Him.
We see in this section:
1. The Promise of Glory 2. The Presence of Glory 3. The Prophets of Glory 4. The Products of Glory 5. The Purpose of Glory
Note: most of the outline (tho' not the content) is borrowed from john macarthur
Ryan Case has a passion to see the lost ushered into the Kingdom of God, as well as to see Christ's redeemed grow in all knowledge and grace. His 'heroes of the faith' include John Piper, D.A. Carson, and C.H. Spurgeon. Ryan graduated from the Toronto Baptist Seminary and was...