Why did God choose to come to earth as a baby? Why did he spend his first night lying in a feeding trough? Why grow up in the worthless town of Nazareth? What does all of this say about God?
Matthew, chapters 5-7, is the sermon in which Jesus announces his platform. What is the message in this sermon? What does all of this say about the kind of Kingdom that Jesus wants to establish? Is it foolishness to love our enemies and to give without expecting anything back?