Simplifying what's complicated or the opposite? One or other abounds.
In theology, oversimplifying can cover to deflect challenges. From a wider perspective, hide the difficulties and conclude. When questions are encouraged by God.
The reason there's no mass political awake and/or Jesus uptake -- not enough right questions. Assumed . . .
One interpretation is the high places are ablaze with fires for the gods. I lift up mine eyes unto the hills....
The one for use here/me/today. Well, was yesterday.
Regular religious routines meant all to those of the day. Success and social acceptance -- in-with the-in -- was the direct association. The gods gave to those who came for the . . .
Writing is a mirror (for me). Like it's shouting back -- "anything going on?". Lazy ways exposed. Input should have produced. Here I am. Start typing, unprepared and intent, on coming up with something. 50 minutes to publish and counting.
A challenge not to flounder at vanity and concerns it'll be too dull and whack. . . .
Update: 'Dust in the mouths' quoted below can be found here. More comprehensive chat.
Why the on and on? Dissect the troubles, to those, might be listening or reading who get it and hopeful not -- "but... so?" The relative few. Seems most everyone else, remains silent, or pretend to know better. . . .
A word for me is Rees Howells and his gathered prayer times in the war. The complete misunderstanding they had and the causes of conflict persist today. With far less excuse for Rees and co. Today -- our misunderstanding is wilful. Thereby all the more principalities-powerful to oppress. Suppress and subdue.
Typified in the need to believe . . .
The recurring question and call are about belief. God surprised our not believing. Asking for affirmative trust above all else and not be afraid. Jesus' disciples needed help to achieve this. Then the Spirit came. Here was the solution.
The Word and The Spirit -- our solution. The how and what. The who and present. Seeking engagement, . . .
Biblical-derived psychology has much to offer. The philosophical. Jordan Peterson causing a new wave of interest. C.S. Lewis' evangelical apologetic 1940's Broadcast Talks might be the last comparison. Considerable in popularity with unusual gravitas. Outside the walls and in-crowd.
Lewis became famous but considered lost a public . . .