The Bible has tales with many twists and turns. Catching all of its multi-layered and multi-colored lessons can be a daunting task. We sometimes look at the Bible like a painting. Some see symmetry and distinct order, with all colors staying within the lines. Others see it like a Jackson Pollock painting, with splashes and flashes here and there, raising more questions than answers.
Neither outlook is wrong, because the Bible paints a picture of God’s kingdom that glorious and wonderful, and yet can be quite mysterious and puzzling to our own human definition. This Sunday, we start a new series, Upside Down, which explores God’s kingdom and finding our place in it.