And it came to pass, as they departed from him, Peter said unto Jesus, Master, it is good for us to be here: and let us make three tabernacles; one for thee, and one for Moses, and one for Elias: not knowing what he said. While he thus spake, there came a cloud, and overshadowed them: and they feared as they entered into the cloud.
The PGA Championship was last week and the U.S. Open will start in less than three weeks. Unfortunately for the tournaments sandwiched in between, they are overshadowed by being so close to not one, but two of the Majors. We, the viewing public, cannot get excited for a golf tournament two or three weeks in a row. Plus, the children are getting out of school and activities have already been planned. In the quoted scripture above, poor Peter got stuck in the moment and said too much. He mentioned it would be a great idea to build three equal tabernacles for Jesus, Moses, and Elias. Without thinking, Peter equalized Moses and Elias with Jesus Christ. How many times do we do the same in our lives? Any time we put something in front of the worship or the service of Jesus Christ, we are invariably equalizing that person or activity with Christ. Jesus has to be our number one focus – over our house, over our job, and yes, even over our families. His Glory will not be overshadowed!