The body of Christ is jam-packed with parts. Some are skilled hands, or swiftly beautiful feet or silver tongues. Some are un-filed nails, biting molars or straying lashes.
God’s word is filled with keep-you active instructions for living a long and vibrant life. Sometimes life’s circumstances become overwhelming and we wilt into behavior that numbs us.
It seems there was some reason to put a candle under a bushel. Otherwise, the people wouldn’t be able to relate. It isn’t hard to light a candle, after all. There would be a fire burning from which a flame could be used to bring light to the building.