If God is not schizophrenic but utterly consistent, why does Jesus come to us so differently from Moses? What does the springtime, pastoral Galilean setting communicate? What emotions play across Jesus’s face as he eases his overflowing heart in the company of those wholly devoted to him? Are you amazed at every word, the cadence of each syllable? Why or why not?
Reread the Sermon on the Mount. As you read, think, “Do I believe him?”
What should you do now?
—from the book Ignite: Read the Bible Like Never Before