Epiphany Worship Series: "God the What? What our Metaphors for God Reveal about our Beliefs in God."
Sacred Scripture: Mark 9:2-9
Overview: Often we don’t know how to react when we are presented with transcendence, mystery and awe. Our responses come across as fearful, inadequate and ignorant. God’s word to us is that we don’t have to say anything—just be present and listen. This is what Peter learns in the story of the transfiguration.
Human Need: We’re all stuck in situations where we don’t know what to say or how to act, particularly in relation to God.
Community Challenge: To experience the peace and comfort of being in God’s presence, without having to say or do anything