Dragons and Holiness
The incredible imaginative power of the human mind connects us.
For example, if I mention standing ankle deep in the ocean, many of you can picture this (and maybe feel the dizziness as you watch the water rush past your feet).
Or if I mention the feeling of floating free under water in a swimming pool with eyes open, many of you know this feeling, too.
Or if I mention the muffled silence that blankets a neighborhood in a thick snowstorm, you can probably imagine it. Thousands of other scenarios we can enjoy together. This is the work of our imagination.
Imagination for Book Reading
The imagination is a necessary component for reading fiction books, non-fiction books, and, of course, for reading the Bible. God’s book engages our imaginations by the parables of Jesus, the poetry of the Psalms, the adages of the Proverbs, and, of course, the apocalyptic language…