v 5. But even as he spoke, a bright cloud overshadowed them, and a voice from the cloud said, “This is my dearly loved Son, who brings me great joy. Listen to him.”
This incident of the Transfiguration of Jesus undoubtedly terrified these three disciples. (v 6) Between this moment and Jesus’ death they would have heard many conflicting voices: the Pharisees, Pilate, the other disciples, Jesus’ family, and then of course Jesus Himself, so the only instruction they were given was ‘Listen to him. ‘ That was a priority for them in all circumstances, as it is for us as we hear many conflicting voices in society around us today. What is Jesus saying to you today?