Pastor Armstrong's sermon is based on Matthew 17:1-9.

God unclothed and God fully-clothed( Matthew 17:1-9)

I.   Peter seems to _________________ the three men (v.4).

A.  Prophets are ________________; God’s Son is much more.

B.  The Father hands over all things ________________ (John 3:35; 5:22; Hebrews 3:5; et al.). 

II.  The Father dwells in _________________________ (1 Timothy 6:16; Exodus 33:20).

A.  The voice from the cloud is _______________________ (vv.5-6).

B.  Luther:  this is the “nude” God (Deus nudus), the ____________ voice from heaven (Exodus 20:18-19).  

III.  The Father will reveal Himself _______________________________ (John 1:18; 14:9; Colossians 1:15). 

A.  The voice of Jesus is ________________________ (v.7).  

B.  Luther:  Jesus is God “fully-clothed” (Deus revelatus).  It is the voice _______________. 

IV.  Application:

A.  Jesus stands alone (v.8).  We cannot ____________ Him with others.

B.  His voice is preeminent (v.5; John 5:39). 

C.  ___________ the Deus nudus!

D.  ________ God graciously comes to us says everything you need to know about who we are and who He is (v.9).