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The Transfiguration of Jesus | by Loci Lenar
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The Transfiguration of Jesus

Scripture - Matthew 17:1-8


After six days Jesus took with him Peter, James and John the brother of James, and led them up a high mountain by themselves. There he was transfigured before them. His face shone like the sun, and his clothes became as white as the light. Just then there appeared before them Moses and Elijah, talking with Jesus.


Peter said to Jesus, "Lord, it is good for us to be here. If you wish, I will put up three shelters, one for you, one for Moses and one for Elijah."


While he was still speaking, a bright cloud enveloped them, and a voice from the cloud said, "This is my Son, whom I love; with him I am well pleased. Listen to him!"


When the disciples heard this, they fell facedown to the ground, terrified. But Jesus came and touched them. "Get up," he said. "Don't be afraid." When they looked up, they saw no one except Jesus.




Christian book publisher FPR Editions from Quebec, Canada, requested permission to use my photograph in one of their books. Released in 2010, "The Major Characters of the Bible" is published in the French language ( Les grands personnage de la) and illustrated with artwork to complement stories of the bible (ISBN: 978-2-89499-108-4). The stained glass window of the Transfiguration of Jesus is published on page 80 while credits appear on page two.


For additional information about the book publisher and their books, please visit the following link:


This stained glass window can be seen inside of St. Peter the Apostle Church, 179 Baldwin Road, Parsippany, NJ, USA. Website:


Photograph Copyright 2009 Loci B. Lenar


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Taken on July 5, 2009