Mat 17:2 And he was transfigured before them, and his face shone like the sun, and his garments became white as light.
Mat 17:3 And behold, there appeared to them Moses and Elijah, talking with him.
Mat 17:4 And Peter said to Jesus, “Lord, it is well that we are here; if you wish, I will make three booths here, one for you and one for Moses and one for Elijah.”
Mat 17:5 He was still speaking, when lo, a bright cloud overshadowed them, and a voice from the cloud said, “This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased; listen to him.”
Mat 17:6 When the disciples heard this, they fell on their faces, and were filled with awe.
Mat 17:7 But Jesus came and touched them, saying, “Rise, and have no fear.”
Mat 17:8 And when they lifted up their eyes, they saw no one but Jesus only.
Mat 17:9 And as they were coming down the mountain, Jesus commanded them, “Tell no one the vision, until the Son of man is raised from the dead.”
Mat 17:10 And the disciples asked him, “Then why do the scribes say that first Elijah must come?”
Mat 17:11 He replied, “Elijah does come, and he is to restore all things;
Mat 17:12 but I tell you that Elijah has already come, and they did not know him, but did to him whatever they pleased. So also the Son of man will suffer at their hands.”
Mat 17:13 Then the disciples understood that he was speaking to them of John the Baptist.
What are the commands of Jesus Christ which we need to obey? In disciple-making, Jesus commanded the following in Matthew 28:20: “teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you…” What are the commands that we are to follow and teach others as identified by Jesus’ use of the imperative mood in the Greek?
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