24"For 1whoeverwishes to save his alife will lose it, but whoeverloses his blife for My sake, he is the one who will save it.25"For what is a manprofited if he gains the wholeworld, and 2losesorforfeitshimself?26"3For whoever is ashamed of Me and My words, the Son of Man will be ashamed of him when He comes in His glory, and the glory of the Father and of the holyangels.27"But I say to you truthfully, 4there are some of thosestandingherewho will not tastedeathuntil they see the kingdom of God."
285Someeightdaysafterthesesayings, He tookalong6Peter and John and James, and 7went up on the mountain8to pray.
And while He was 9praying, the appearance of His face10becamedifferent, and His clothing became white and cgleaming.
And behold, twomen were talking with Him; and they were Moses and Elijah,
31who, appearing in dglory, were speaking of His 11departurewhich He was about to accomplish at Jerusalem.
32NowPeter and his companions12had beenovercome with sleep; but when they were fullyawake, they saw His glory and the twomenstanding with Him.
And as ethese were leaving Him, Petersaid to Jesus, "13Master, it is good for us to be here; 14let us makethreeftabernacles: one for You, and one for Moses, and one for Elijah "-15not realizingwhat he was saying.
While he was sayingthis, a cloudgformed and began to overshadow them; and they were afraid as they entered the cloud.