We aren’t even half way yet, but this chapter marks a turning point in Luke’s Gospel.
Jesus starts the slow process of handing his ministry over to the Disciples, is shown and declared to be the Messiah, but then starts to talk about his death!
The Transfiguration – where he is seen in glorious white – is a turning point in all three Gospels that record it – he turns his face towards Jerusalem.
And then there is opposition, and the cost of following Jesus as a disciple starts to become very clear.
The wind has changed direction…