Reading the Bible Relationally
Many of us analyze the Bible to resolve doctrinal and behavioral questions instead of immersing ourselves in a story that is intended to saturate our heart, soul and mind. To delve into the feelings and emotions that underlie our actions and behaviors, we must ask the relational questions grounded in Matthew 22: How does this passage relate to loving Jesus? How does this passage relate to loving others? How does this passage relate to loving myself?