Sermons on Ruth

Sermons on Ruth

When It’s Not All About You

Today is Transfiguration Sunday- the Sunday before the beginning of Lent, and we’re approaching it in a way never before attempted (as far as I know), through the storyline of the Book of Ruth. The traditional story of the transfiguration is of Jesus on a mountaintop, bedazzled in a heavenly glow, witnessed by Peter, James and John. The disciples misunderstand what the experience is all about. They think it signals a triumphal moment for Jesus and maybe even the end…