Saturday, March 03, 2012

Preparing for Easter ~ Eyewitness


For we did not follow cleverly devised tales when we made known to you the power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, but we were eyewitnesses of His majesty. For when He received honor and glory from God the Father, such an utterance as this was made to Him by the Majestic Glory, "This is My beloved Son with whom I am well-pleased" and we ourselves heard this utterance made from heaven when we were with Him on the holy mountain. 2 Peter 1:16-18 NASB

Peter is explaining that he and other disciples were actually present - were eyewitnesses - of the transfiguration of Jesus (Matthew 17:1-13). They saw Jesus transformed. They saw Moses and Elijah appear and talk to Jesus. Now, these witnesses are sharing with others the power and majesty of Christ,  testifying how they heard the voice of God express His love and approval of Jesus.

Have you been an eyewitness God's power? It may have been through answered prayers, spiritual or physical healings, or a Divine intervention. Perhaps you have known great peace in a difficult circumstance or full assurance in uncertain times. Maybe God has provided for your needs or opened a door of opportunity at just the right time. God's power is miraculous and evident every day in uncounted ways. God's power transforms lives!

Our sacrifice of praise ~
As an eyewitness of God's transforming power, share your God-story! ~dho

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