To feel God's presence we must...Be change from glory to glory.
Jesus transfigured in front of his disciples to make them believed.
Remember that the disciples was just an ordinary men (fishermen) but they are servant of God.
(Revelation 21:23 The city does not need the sun or the moon to shine on it, for the glory of God gives it light, and the Lamb is its lamp.)
What was the sign when Moses saw the glory of God?
He was glowing with radiance after he came back from Mountain of Sinai.
2 Peter 1:18 We ourselves heard this voice that came from heaven when we were with him on the sacred mountain.
In God's presence there is no darkness, the Holiness of God is there and in Him there is no darkness. Transfigured means to change.
"The invisible image of the invisible God."
Luke 9:30-31 Two men, Moses and Elijah, appeared in glorious splendor, talking with Jesus. They spoke about his departure,[a] which he was about to bring to fulfillment at Jerusalem.
They spoke about Jesus departure (his going to the cross) and Jesus is preparing for himself.
The two big leaders:
Moses - represent the book of the Law.
Elijah - represent the prophet.
Verse 4: to be in God's presence is not about feeling just like when Peter was overwhelm, it is about the God's presence itself be guided by the Holy Spirit.
15 When Moses went up on the mountain, the cloud covered it, 16 and the glory of the LORD settled on Mount Sinai. For six days the cloud covered the mountain, and on the seventh day the LORD called to Moses from within the cloud. 17 To the Israelites the glory of the LORD looked like a consuming fire on top of the mountain. 18 Then Moses entered the cloud as he went on up the mountain. And he stayed on the mountain forty days and forty nights.
the symbol of divine presence. Dwelt continualy in the Holy place.
Listen to the word, study the Bible and listen to God and obey what He command.
Why should we listen to Jesus?
Because He is more than an example to us. Perfect and clean from inside-out.
Satan temptation is so strong and we need to stick to the word. Consistently use God's word and it will train you to distinguish good from evil.
- Ep 6
Sword of the spirit - word of God.
Not only listening the word but be devoted to fellowship.
Hebrews 10:25 not giving up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but encouraging one another—and all the more as you see the Day approaching.
When praying have CARE:
C-conversation essential part learn how to listen.
A-adore God. Adoration to God 1st.
R-reflection. Because you are thinking about God and not other things.
E-edification. Your soul will be lifted up.
Revelation 1:7 “Look, he is coming with the clouds,”
and “every eye will see him,
even those who pierced him”;
and all peoples on earth “will mourn because of him.”
So shall it be! Amen.
We need to have God's spirit of presence.
We need to have a fleshly heart.
Luke 24:46-47 He told them, “This is what is written: The Messiah will suffer and rise from the dead on the third day, and repentance for the forgiveness of sins will be preached in his name to all nations, beginning at Jerusalem.
Serve the Lord with gladness.
It is not an excuse that we must be treated well, because the son of man suffered.
Be change from glory to glory remember "CARE". Meditate to God's word not only for us to be comfortable but be also prepared for suffering. Embrace his word and allow the presence of God be upon you.