"And after six days Jesus taketh Peter, James, and John his brother, and bringeth them up into an high mountain apart, And was transfigured before them: and his face did shine as the sun, and his raiment was white as the light." Matthew 17:1-2 KJV

The Transfiguration

"And after six days Jesus taketh Peter, James, and John his brother, and bringeth them up into an high…

"And he looked this way and that way, and when he saw that there was no man, he slew the Egyptian, and hid him in the sand." Exodus 2:12 KJV

Moses Slaying the Egyptian

"And he looked this way and that way, and when he saw that there was no man, he slew the Egyptian, and…

"And there went a man of the house of Levi, and took to wife a daughter of Levi. And the woman conceived, and bare a son: and when she saw him that he was a goodly child, she hid him three months. And when she could not longer hide him, she took for him an ark of bulrushes, and daubed it with slime and with pitch; and she put the child therein, and laid it in the flags by the river's brink. And his sister stood afar off, to know what would be done to him. And the daughter of Pharaoh came down to bathe at the river; and her maidens walked along by the river-side; and she saw the ark among the flags, and sent her handmaid to fetch it. And she opened it, and saw the child: and, behold, the babe wept. And she had compassion on him, and said, This is one of the Hebrews' children." Exodus 2:2-6
<p>Illustration of Pharaoh's daughter and maidens finding the infant Moses among the bulrushes.

The Finding of Moses

"And there went a man of the house of Levi, and took to wife a daughter of Levi. And the woman conceived,…

"The subjects beginning at the top and going to the right are (1.) The paraiytle carrying his bed; (2.) The seven baskets full of fragments; (3.) Raising of Lazarus; (4.) Daniel in the lions' den; (5.) Jonah swallowed by the fish; (6.) Jonah vomited forth; (7.) Moses striking the rock; (8.) Noah and the dove. In the center, the Good Shepherd." — Encyclopedia Britanica, 1893

Fresco Ceiling

"The subjects beginning at the top and going to the right are (1.) The paraiytle carrying his bed; (2.)…

"The subjects, begining at the bottom and going to the right, are (1.) Moses striking the rock; (2.) Noah and the dove; (3.) The three children in the furnace; (4.) Abraham's sacrifice; (5.) the miracle of the loaves." — Encyclopedia Britanica, 1893

Fresco Ceiling

"The subjects, begining at the bottom and going to the right, are (1.) Moses striking the rock; (2.)…

" ...And Moses and Joshua went, and presented themselves in the tabernacle of the congregation. And the LORD appeared in the tabernacle in a pillar of a cloud: and the pillar of the cloud stood over the door of the tabernacle." Deuteronomy 31:14-15

The Lord Appearing to Moses and Joshua in the Pillar of a Cloud

" ...And Moses and Joshua went, and presented themselves in the tabernacle of the congregation. And…

"Now Moses was keeping the flock of Jethro his father-in-law, the priest of Midian: and he led the flock to the back of the wilderness, and came to the mountain of God, unto Horeb. And the angel of Jehovah appeared unto him in a flame of fire out of the midst of a bush: and he looked, and, behold, the bush burned with fire, and the bush was not consumed. And Moses said, I will turn aside now, and see this great sight, why the bush is not burnt. And when Jehovah saw that he turned aside to see, God called unto him out of the midst of the bush, and said, Moses, Moses. And he said, Here am I. And he said, Draw not nigh hither: put off thy shoes from off thy feet, for the place whereon thou standest is holy ground. Moreover he said, I am the God of thy father, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob. And Moses hid his face; for he was afraid to look upon God." Exodus 3 ASV
<p>Illustration of Moses hiding his face as God appears to him from a burning bush. Moses has removed his shoes as directed.

Moses and the Burning Bush

"Now Moses was keeping the flock of Jethro his father-in-law, the priest of Midian: and he led the flock…

"And Jehovah said unto Moses, Make thee a fiery serpent, and set it upon a standard: and it shall come to pass, that every one that is bitten, when he seeth it, shall live. And Moses made a serpent of brass, and set it upon the standard: and it came to pass, that if a serpent had bitten any man, when he looked unto the serpent of brass, he lived." Numbers 21:8-9 ASV
<p>Moses holds up the brass serpent and all those who were bitten by serpents and who looked upon the brass serpent lived.

Moses and the Serpent of Brass

"And Jehovah said unto Moses, Make thee a fiery serpent, and set it upon a standard: and it shall come…

"Behold, I will stand before thee there upon the rock in Horeb; and thou shalt smite the rock, and there shall come water out of it, that the people may drink. And Moses did so in the sight of the elders of Israel." Exodus 17:6 KJV

Moses Bringing Water from the Rock

"Behold, I will stand before thee there upon the rock in Horeb; and thou shalt smite the rock, and there…

"And the child grew, and she brought him unto Pharaoh's daughter, and he became her son. And she called his name Moses: and she said, Because I drew him out of the water." Exodus 2:10 KJV

Moses Brought Before Pharaoh's Daughter

"And the child grew, and she brought him unto Pharaoh's daughter, and he became her son. And she called…

"And the angel of the LORD appeared unto him in a flame of fire out of the midst of a bush: and he looked, and, behold, the bush burned with fire, and the bush was not consumed." Exodus 3:2 KJV

Moses at the Burning Bush

"And the angel of the LORD appeared unto him in a flame of fire out of the midst of a bush: and he looked,…

"And Moses did as the LORD commanded him: and he took Joshua, and set him before Eleazar the priest, and before all the congregation: And he laid his hands upon him, and gave him a charge, as the LORD commanded by the hand of Moses." Numbers 27:22-23 KJV

Moses Giving the Charge to Joshua

"And Moses did as the LORD commanded him: and he took Joshua, and set him before Eleazar the priest,…

"And Moses called unto them; and Aaron and all the rulers of the congregation returned unto him: and Moses spake to them. And afterward all the children of Israel came nigh: and he gave them in commandment all that Jehovah had spoken with him in mount Sinai." Exodus 34:31-32
<p>Moses reveals the ten commandments to the children of Israel.

Moses Reveals the Ten Commandments to the Children of Israel

"And Moses called unto them; and Aaron and all the rulers of the congregation returned unto him: and…

Renaissance sculpture of Moses by Michael Angelo.

Moses Sculpture

Renaissance sculpture of Moses by Michael Angelo.

"And I took the two tables, and cast them out of my two hands, and brake them before your eyes." Deuteronomy 9:17 KJV

Moses Destroying the Tables of the Law

"And I took the two tables, and cast them out of my two hands, and brake them before your eyes." Deuteronomy…

"And the LORD said unto Moses, Come up to me into the mount, and be there: and I will give thee tables of stone, and a law, and commandments which I have written; that thou mayest teach them." Exodus 24:12 KJV

Moses Receiving the Tables of the Law

"And the LORD said unto Moses, Come up to me into the mount, and be there: and I will give thee tables…

"And after six days Jesus taketh with him Peter, and James, and John his brother, and bringeth them up into a high mountain apart: and he was transfigured before them; and his face did shine as the sun, and his garments became white as the light. And behold, there appeared unto them Moses and Elijah talking with him." Matthew 17:1-3 ASV
<p>Illustration of Jesus talking with Moses (left) and Elijah (right). Peter, James, and John appear in the foreground.

The Transfiguration

"And after six days Jesus taketh with him Peter, and James, and John his brother, and bringeth them…