Be Not Transformed, but Transfigured | McGill Christians Blog

By Vanessa Chan

While a transformation simply signifies a drastic change, a transfiguration gives it direction – towards greatness, grandeur, majesty. Here, Jesus’ change in appearance gives us a glimpse of not only who He truly is, but also what we have a share in as children of God. By becoming man, Christ reconciled humanity to God, and opened to us the opportunity to be transfigured.

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