Wouldn't we all like to enjoy the benefits Jesus' first disciples had? They witnessed mighty miracles, with dramatic healing and exorcisms! And in today's Gospel Lesson three disciples witnessed Jesus' appearance being altered so that his face shone like the sun. They also witnessed Moses and Elijah in the company of Jesus. And yet Peter will later write that we have something more reliable than this. What Peter is referring to is something that is available to all of us.