Readers of all ages and persuasions will gain new perspectives from Sweet’s different approach to the life and ministry of Jesus. His chapter titles are attention getting: “Jesus Spit,” “Jesus Procrastinated,” “Jesus Loves to Party,” etc.
Using copious biblical citations, Sweet focuses on Christ’s teaching and behavior that contradicted what people expected. He broke cultural and religious rules. He defied human authority and social convention.
Every chapter contains spiritual insights that are profound and practical. Using references to pop culture, history, and church fathers, Sweet offers relevant examples of ways to apply biblical principles and Jesus’ teaching to everyday living.