Jesus’ Transfiguration

Matthew 16:18; Mark 8, 9; Luke 9

1. What did Jesus begin to tell His disciples after Peter’s confession?

He began to instruct His disciples about His suffering and death. Matt. 16:21-23

2. What, according to Jesus, characterizes true discipleship?

One must deny himself, take up his cross, and follow Jesus. Matt. 16:24

3. What event took place toward the close of Jesus’ third Galilean tour?

Jesus was transfigured on a mountain in the presence of three of His disciples. Matt. 17:1-8

4. Why did Moses and Elijah appear on the mount?

They spoke to Jesus of His death and resurrection as foretold by the law and the prophets.

5. What did this transfiguration mean for Jesus?

It was a foretaste of the glory He would receive after His suffering and death.

6. What was the purpose of the transfiguration for the disciples?

That as eyewitnesses they could later testify of His glory. II Peter 1:16-18

7. What was Jesus’ attitude following His transfiguration?

He steadfastly set his face to go to Jerusalem.

8. What miracle did Jesus perform on His way to the feast at Jerusalem?

He healed ten lepers, one of whom was a Samaritan.

9. What did Jesus do on the last day of the Feast of Tabernacles?

He cried, “If any man thirst, let him come unto me and drink.” John 7:37

10. What was the attitude of the Jews toward Jesus at this time?

Several times they tried to kill Jesus, but they could not because His hour was not yet come. John 7:30, 8:20