Posts from December 2016

Posts from December 2016

Psalms 119 by Jason G. Lutz

We are taking this week off from work and traveling some, so I am going to let the a Psalm speak this week. “How can a young man cleanse his way? By taking heed according to Your word. With my whole heart I have sought You; Oh, let me not wander from Your commandments! Your word I have hidden in my heart, That I might not sin against You. Blessed are You, O LORD! Teach me…

Matthew 10:8 by Jason G. Lutz

…Freely you have received; freely give (Matthew 10:8) Christmas as we know it, a brief apology. I will start honestly. I adore Christmas time and I believe the following is self-evident. Christmas items should show up on store shelves in August, homes should be decorated November 1, Christmas trees should be cut by hand, snickerdoodles are a primary food group, it is…

1 Peter 2:12 by Jason G. Lutz

Keep your conduct among the Gentiles honorable, so that when they speak against you as evildoers, they may see your good deeds and glorify God on the day of visitation. (1 Peter 2:12) Everyone must make a decision about the identity of Jesus of Nazareth. Is he my personal savior or is He not? Those outside the Faith will argue otherwise, but answering this question is…

1 Corinthians 6:19-20 by Jason G. Lutz

“The egoist is actually self-loathing”. I came across this idea recently. The idea comes from a soldier’s thoughts on his service during the First World War. More broadly he is considering philosophy as self-serving methods for chasing a false fulfillment, ultimately stemming from a person’s disdain for themselves. The author continues the thought pattern by putting…