Read Matthew 17 today.

Matthew 17:1-6 NLT
Six days later Jesus took Peter and the two brothers, James and John, and led them up a high mountain to be alone. [2] As the men watched, Jesus’ appearance was transformed so that his face shone like the sun, and his clothes became as white as light. [3] Suddenly, Moses and Elijah appeared and began talking with Jesus.
[4] Peter exclaimed, “Lord, it’s wonderful for us to be here! If you want, I’ll make three shelters as memorials-one for you, one for Moses, and one for Elijah.”
[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.” [6] The disciples were terrified and fell face down on the ground.
One of the stories from this chapter is what is referred to as the transfiguration. Jesus took three of His disciples up on a high mountain to experience this moment with Him. When the voice from the cloud spoke, the disciples fell face down on the ground. Contrast this response to God with our worship. If you knew you were going to have a communal encounter with the Creator of the universe, would you prepare in the same way as you would for a joyful, social event? What does your preparation look like for worship?