A Christ*mas Observation . . .
*Jesus commanded: “Deny yourself, take up your cross, and follow Me.”
*Our culture demands: “Gratify yourself, medicate your cross, and follow your feelings, cravings, and compulsions.”
–Which will produce a healthy society?
*Jesus said: “You have let go of the commandments of God and are holding on to human traditions.”
*Our culture’s new normal traditions say: “Forget God, be cool, get high, soak up hot sex, buy more stuff, impress others, feel good, mark up your body, mar your soul.”