“Can you please explain to me matt 16:28 as we studying with group.”
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Good for you studying with others. Here are a few thoughts regarding the verse(s) in question:
Matt. 16:28 Verily I say unto you, There be some standing here, which shall not taste of death, till they see the Son of man coming in His Kingdom.
Matt. 17:1 ¶ And after six days Jesus taketh Peter, James, and John his brother, and bringeth them up into an high mountain apart,
Matt. 17:2 And was transfigured before them: and His face did shine as the sun, and His raiment was white as the light…
The same story can be found in Mark 9:1-13, and Luke 9:27-36.
Notice, in each of the references made by Christ about ‘seeing the Kingdom of God,’ the comment is followed by the transfiguration. When Christ was “after six days” brought “into a high mountain apart and was transfigured before them,” He was showing the three disciples with Him (Peter, James, and John), a type of the Son of Man being honored, fulfilling the law and the prophets (represented by Moses and Elijah).
Also, you’ll notice that it’s after six days in Matthew and Mark, but Luke says, “about an eight days after…” This is profound, as we know the earth has been here, from the genealogical references in the Old and New Testaments, for over 6,000 years. We also know the weekly cycle is what God has set in order, believing that He will also give this earth 6,000 years of salvation labor with 1,000 years of rest (the millennium), equalling roughly 7,000 years of this earth’s lifespan. So, when looking at the prophecy of the last seal (Revelation 8:1), we can see the amount of time equalling to 7.5 days (“after six days,” “about an eight days…”).
So, could the transfiguration be representing the coming of Christ AFTER 6 (which is 7), yet almost 8 ‘days’?
There’s a lot more I’m sure, but this can get you started in your next study. =)