Celebration of the transfiguration of Christ. The last Sunday in the season of Epiphany.
A word that essentially means "to change form" or "to change appearance," and refers to the episode recorded in the synoptic gospels in which Jesus' clothes and/or face changed appearance in front of three of his disciples while they were alone on a mountain.
An initiation on the path of the ascension that takes place when the initiate has attained a certain balance and expansion of the threefold flame. Jesus' transfiguration is described in Matthew 17:1-8.
Christ's appearance in radiant glory to three of His disciples
New Testament. the change in the appearance of Christ that took place before three disciples
(Christianity) a church festival held in commemoration of the Transfiguration of Jesus
(New Testament) the sudden emanation of radiance from the person of Jesus
a striking change in appearance or character or circumstances; "the metamorphosis of the old house into something new and exciting"
the act of transforming so as to exalt or glorify
The supernatural transformation of Christ on the mount as recorded in the gospels
The act of transforming; a change in appearance or character or circumstances.
A change or transformation. Christ was transfigured on Mt. Tabor, showing He is God in the flesh (Matt. 17:1-8). Christians are called to be transformed by the Holy Spirit into the image and likeness of God (Rom. 12:1, 2). See article. "The Transfiguration," at Matt. 17. See also DEIFICATION.
In Christianity, this refers to the transfiguration of Jesus as described in three of the gospels: Mark 9:2-13, Matthew 17:1-13, and Luke 9:28-36. Jesus climbed Mount Tabor with three of his disciples, and was joined by Moses and Elija. All three appeared clothed in dazzling white. Luke records how God's voice came from the cloud, saying " This is my chosen Son; listen to him." In the Harry Potter series of books for children, transfiguration refers to the use of magic to change the appearance of an object - e.g. from a toothpick to a needle.
The feast of the Transfiguration of the Beloved Son is observed on 6th August. It refers to Christ's change of appearance on the mountain, seen by Peter, James and John, to whom God announced "This is my beloved Son, with him I am well pleased. Hear him." Matthew 17:1-9 refers.