What the light of Christ teaches us

Transfiguration

At the start of his gospel, John refers to Christ as "[t]he true light that enlightens every man." He was likely an old man when he penned the line, and I can't help but wonder if his mind traveled back to an experience of his youth, during the earthly ministry of Jesus, one in which he experienced that light in a supernatural way. Jesus had at times a large entourage, but he revealed certain things to small and select group of disciples. Matthew, Mark, and Luke all tell about the time that … [Read more...]