Tonight the kids and I read the account of the Mount of Transfiguration. There's a lot to say about this, but tonight I noticed a particular detail.
The action begins with Jesus taking Peter, James, and John into a high mountain "after six days."
What else happens in and after six days? In six days God creates the earth, and on the seventh -- after six days -- he rests.
Is that a picture of what Mormon is talking about when he says that the shalem followers of Christ "enter into the rest of the Lord"? After six days -- after experiencing the creation -- they have an experience like the Mount of Transfiguration, with the preparatory prophet Elias, the three "tabernacles," the cloud, the voice of God, and the appearance of Jesus?