ENLIGHTENING OF THE LIGHT OF THE WORLD
When I was younger, I memorized a simple verse of Scripture. Later, singer / songwriter Amy Grant based a praise song on that same verse, Psalm 119:105. In fact, the lyrics of the chorus were a direct quote:
Thy Word is a lamp unto my feet
And a light unto my path.
It’s a simply truth, but is that the same as simplistic? Is looking at the Bible as the lamp showing me where I should walk, a way of “treating complex issues and problems as if they were much simpler than they really are”?
Is trusting the Bible, trusting what it says, simplistic?
Honestly, I think it’s just the opposite. When I’m faced with a difficult issue, something clearly beyond my realm of expertise, I don’t try to tackle it anyway.
When my friend was diagnosed with a brain tumor, I didn’t dig in and research how to do…
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