Notable Feast Days this Week:

February 25 - Walburga, Bavaria, 779
February 26 - Photine, Samaritan Woman, John 4:7 (Eastern)
February 27 - Simon the Cyrene, Luke 23:26 (Eastern)
February 28 - Proterius, Alexandria, 457
March 1 - Eudocia, Heliopolis, 2nd century 
March 1 - David of Wales, ca. 600
March 2 - John Wesley, 1791 (Anglican and Lutheran) 
March 2 - Charles Wesley, 1788 (Anglican and Lutheran)
March 3 - Non, mother of David of Wales, 6th century

 

Revised Common Lectionary

Exodus 34:29-35
Psalm 99
2 Corinthians 3:12-4:2
Luke 9:28-43a


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Abbreviated Daily Readings
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-------- Transfiguration Sunday -------- March 3, 2019 (Year C)
Glimpses of Glory and Revelations of Grace
God has provided glimpses of his glory and holiness (Exodus 34:29-35). These revelations inspire awe and worship (Psalm 99). Our hope rests in God's revelation to us through Jesus Christ. Thanks be to God! He is transforming us through his Spirit and calling us into the light of his glory (2 Corinthians 3:12-4:2). At times, we may be terrified, but we are called to trust God and listen to his Chosen Son as we worship and wait for his healing (Luke 9:28-43a).
Psalm
Scripture Readings

The Lord reigns, let the nations tremble; he sits enthroned between the cherubim, let the earth shake. Great is the Lord in Zion; he is exalted over all the nations. Let them praise your great and awesome name—he is holy. The King is mighty, he loves justice...Exalt the Lord our God and worship at his footstool; he is holy....



Commentary on Psalm 99
AugustineCalvin
SpurgeonJohn Paul II

Audio
Psalm 99, Exodus 34,
2 Corinthians 3, Luke 9

Exodus 34:29-35
Moses' face shines bright

2 Corinthians 3:12-4:2
We are being transformed

Luke 9:28-43a
Jesus is transfigured
 
 
Daily Readings
Revised Common Lectionary

Daily Readings
Book of Common Prayer

Bible in a Year
Chronological
The Transfiguration of Our Lord

"Transfiguration" an article by the Orthodox Church In North America

"The Symbolic Meaning of the Transfiguration" by Rod Dreher

The Transfiguration by Pope Benedict XVI

"The Transfiguration" by R.C. Sproul

"Christ's Transfigured Face" Sermon by Charles Spurgeon

"The Taboric Light: Feast of Transfiguration" by Dale Coulter 
Resources
Practicing Prayer
O God, who before the passion of your only-begotten Son revealed his glory upon the holy mountain: Grant to us that we, beholding by faith the light of his countenance, may be strengthened to bear our cross, and be changed into his likeness from glory to glory; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, forever and ever. Amen. - The Book of Common Prayer
Contemplative Prayer (View and Download)
Morning Prayer (View and Download)
Resources for Daily Prayer
Psalm Spotify Playlist
Singing Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs
Hymn suggestions for Transfiguration Sunday from Hymnary.org 

Hymns related to Psalm 99 from Hymnary.com

Songs for The Transfiguration of the Lord | OCP Liturgy Podcast


The Lord is King | Words: Josiah Conder, 1824; alt. by Nathan Partain, 2003; refrain: Nathan Partain, 2003; Music: Nathan Partain, 2003 | Leadsheet 


Transfiguration | by Aodhan King, Brooke Ligertwood, Scott Ligertwood, and Taya Smith | Leadsheet (SATB) | Chord Chart

Holy (Psalm 99) | by Matt Searles | Leadsheet


Christ Whose Glory Fills the Skies | Charles Wesley / Music: Luke Morton | Leadsheet 

Dayspring (Christ Whose Glory Fills the Skies) | Charles Wesley / Music: Alex Mejias | Chord Chart | Lead Sheet | Piano Score

The Transfiguration By Sufjan Stevens| Leadsheet 

Phos Hilaron by Thomas Tallis, arranged by Church of the ApostlesChord Chart  

Lord Jesus Christ, Your Light Shine Within Us | by Taize Community | Leadsheet


Psalm 99 | Genevan Resources

Psalm 99 Refrain | from The Emergent Psalter | Leadsheet

Psalm 99 Metrical Options
Music for Listening
Thematic Art 
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