What is it about mountains?
Moses met with God there.
The Samaritans and Jews argued over which one people should worship on.
People have called them holy.
Jesus went up them to pray.
We marvel at photos of them, take vacations to climb them, and even use them in reference to the best points of our lives.
Called “mountaintop experiences,” we see ascending to the highest heights we can reach as arriving at the pinnacles of life. It’s there we feel close to the Lord and immensely blessed. Mountaintop experiences tend to fan the flame in our hearts and energize us. They feel like an achievement and a reward all in one.
But what’s so special about a mountaintop?