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With Jesus On The Mountain (21 of 37)
Series: Then Came Jesus
Dr. Stan Coffey
I.THE HEAVENLY VISION
II. THE HEAVENLY VISITORS
III. THE HEAVENLY VOICE
We've been studying the Book of Mark and I want to invite your attention once again to the Gospel according to Mark Chapter 9. This morning we are going to begin in Verse 1 and I want to speak to you about being on the mountain with Jesus -"With Jesus on the Mountain".
I know that we have a number of people today who are away literally on the mountain, in the mountains of New Mexico and some that are in the mountains of Colorado and that's a wonderful thing to be able to get away and be there on the mountain and enjoy a wonderful time away from the hectic things in life.
But you know it is even better to come and be in God's house and be on the mountain with Jesus and come away from all the struggles and frustrations of this world and of life and must be on the mountain top with the Lord Jesus Christ.
I pray that will be our experience. That's what happened in the life of three of Jesus' disciples here in Mark Chapter 9. In Verse 1 the Bible says, "AND HE SAID UNTO THEM, VERILY I SAY UNTO YOU, THAT THERE BE SOME OF THEM THAT STAND HERE, WHICH SHALL NOT TASTE OF DEATH, TILL THEY HAVE SEEN THE KINGDOM OF GOD COME WITH POWER."
Let me just stop right there and say that's a problem to some because there are those who do not understand what Jesus was saying was that there were some men standing with Him at that time who would not die until they had seen a preview of what the world would be like under the leadership of Jesus when He comes and sets up His kingdom on the earth.
So what is about to happen to these three disciples is a preview to them of what will happen to all the world when Jesus is glorified on this earth as King of Kings and Lord of Lords.
"AND AFTER SIX DAYS JESUS TAKETH WITH HIM PETER, AND JAMES, AND JOHN, AND LEADETH THEM UP INTO AN HIGH MOUNTAIN APART BY THEMS ...
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