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Weekly Devotional

5-Day Devotional Based on Luke 9:28-43a

Day 1: The Glory Revealed

  • Passage: Luke 9:28-36
  • Focus: The Transfiguration of Jesus
  • Reflection: This sermon delves into the story of the Transfiguration, where Jesus reveals his divine glory to Peter, James, and John. We discuss how this event serves as a reminder that Jesus is fully God and fully human, and how it foreshadows both his suffering and his ultimate glory.

Day 2: The King and the Friend

  • Passage: Luke 9:28-36
  • Focus: Jesus as both King and Friend
  • Reflection: We explore the dual nature of Jesus as both our King and our friend. While he possesses the authority and power of God, he also understands our struggles and offers us companionship. This understanding deepens our appreciation for his sacrifice on the cross.

Day 3: The Exodus and the Cross

  • Passage: Luke 9:28-36
  • Focus: The Connection Between the Transfiguration and the Cross
  • Reflection: We examine the link between the Transfiguration and the upcoming events in Jerusalem. By referencing the word “exodus,” the sermon highlights how Jesus’ death liberates us from sin, similar to how the Israelites were freed from slavery in Egypt.

Day 4: Hope in the Face of Suffering

  • Passage: Luke 9:28-36
  • Focus: The Transfiguration as a Source of Hope
  • Reflection: We ponder how the Transfiguration provides hope for us as we navigate the challenges of life. Witnessing Jesus’ glory reminds us that even in the midst of suffering, he awaits us with open arms in eternity.

Day 5: Beholding the Glory and Walking in Faith

  • Passage: Luke 9:28-36, 2 Corinthians 3:18
  • Focus: Faith and the Ongoing Revelation of God’s Glory
  • Reflection: The sermon concludes by emphasizing the importance of faith in our daily lives. We are encouraged to “behold the glory of Jesus” through the gospel and to trust in his presence and power even during difficult times. We are reminded that as we fix our gaze on him, we are transformed into his image.