Metaphor is essential to grasping the divine/human character
of God. Nowhere is metaphor used more compellingly than by the apostle Paul,
especially in his use of the word "adoption" as a metaphor for God's
John 6:35, 41-51; 1 Kings 19:4-8; Ephesians 4:25–5:2
The readings this week—John 6 and its dancing partner Elijah—invite our imagination into extraordinary places.
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