When we seek the Truth even when it involves coming clean and admitting we did something that offended or caused others to worry and suffer, the Truth will set us free and raise us up into God's Eternal Kingdom.
Now the day on which Jesus had made the mud + opened his eyes was a Sabbath. So the Pharisees also asked him how he had received his sight. The man answered, “He put mud on my eyes, + I washed, + now I can see.” Because of this, some of the Pharisees said, "This man is not from God, for He does not keep the Sabbath.”
And they compel Simon, the Father of Alexander (aka Apollo the son of Zeus the Greek God of Thunder) and the Red-Haired One (given the Latin name Rufus) to bear the CROSS OF JESUS
...you are to make a lampstand of pure, hammered gold. It shall be made of one piece, including its base and shaft, its cups, and its buds and petals. Six branches are to extend from the sides of the lampstand...There are to be three cups shaped like almond blossoms on the first branch...
“Have you never read in the Scriptures: “‘The stone that the builders rejected has become the cornerstone; this was the Lord’s doing, and it is marvelous in our eyes’?
For thus says the LORD, who created the heavens—He is God; He formed the earth and fashioned it; He established it; He did not create it to be empty, but formed it to be inhabited: “I am the LORD, and there is no other.
Thinking about Simon + how Jesus lifted Simon up as Cephas the Son/Sign of Jonah, the penny dropped. Cephas a.k.a. Peter like Jonah was called to bless people he despised + called to fellowship with them + bring a whale of a fish to breakfast!
When the Rabble, the servant class are silenced, fed up with actions mandated by their bosses against their conscience or what they believe is God's will, + threatened with deprivation, prison or left to suffer tied to a post left out in the cold--they like Issachar park themselves in the street + refuse to move!
In the middle ages, the faithful prayed for clean unbroken teeth by kissing a donkey! They openly showed their devotion to God by kissing this servant who carried the Woman Jesus called Mary with her Bridegroom Joseph coaxing them onwards to the Royal City a.k.a David's City.