Study of the Readings
Joyce Ann Zimmerman,
• Words, Phrases
• To the point
• First Two Readings
John F. Kavanaugh, SJ
Being Put to the Test
Abraham is our father in faith because he embodies the final act of faith that all of us must make.
John J. Pilch
It is not clear whether the disciples heard intelligible conversation between Jesus and the prophets, or whether they heard the statement of the heavenly voice.
On the mountain Jesus revealed to them that he was the Son of God, that he was in fact God himself.
Sign Language Spoken Here
All that they had sought to hear in the revelation through the Law and the Prophets is now fully accessible in the person of Jesus, there with them.
Reginald H. Fuller
It is God’s will ultimately not to destroy the earth but to redeem it.