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Essay #10 Nimrod and the Babylonian Empire (Part II)

“And Cush begat Nimrod: he began to be a mighty one in the earth.  He was a mighty hunter before the Lord: wherefore it is said, Even as Nimrod the mighty hunter before the Lord.  And the beginning of his kingdom was Babel, and Erech, and Accad, and Calneh, in the land of Shinar.  Out of that […]

Essay #9 Nimrod and the Babylonian Empire

Mankind is rebellious. “ And God saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.” (Genesis 6:5). He will continue to be so until one of two events occur.  Either the individual rebel is born again “Jesus answered and said […]

The Inferior Nature of Taxpayer Education

How is the quality of education improved? There is only one way improving the quality, availability and cost of any economic good and that is through the voluntary interaction between of individual suppliers and individual consumers. Consequently, the only way to improve the quality of education, while simultaneously increasing the availability and decreasing the cost […]

Essay #24: The Import of Sarah’s Tomb

From God’s Word, we know: God created the world (property) and all that is in it and gave it to man to use for man’s best interest and God’s glory. God instructed Adam to be “fruitful, multiply, replenish, have dominion”. Man’s disobeyed God by eating from the tree of life.  Sin permeates and corrupts the […]

Essay #23 Law, Property and Sarah’s Tomb

Moving forward in the timeline we see more examples of man obeying God’s command to be “fruitful, multiple, replenish and subdue”.  The genealogies of Genesis show that the individuals that received the direct command, Adam and Noah, were still living when their descendants fulfilled the command.  It is reasonable to assume that the command was […]

Essay #22: Sarah’s Tomb (Part III)

This is a pivotal point in our understanding of God’s teaching as it relates to the study of economics. Prior to this account the book of Genesis deals with man’s relationship with God, our moral failures, and the permanent nature of God’s love for man.  This emphasis should not be overshadowed.  The message of the […]

Essay #21: Sarah’s Tomb (Part II)

    God has promised the land of Canaan to Abraham and his descendants, but Abraham addresses the children of Heth, who are living is the particular area within Canaan, asking them to provide a place for Sarah’s burial. It is important to review the history of the land and God’s direction to mankind before […]

Essay #20: Sarah’s Tomb

“I am a stranger and a sojourner with you: give me a possession of a buryingplace with you, that I may bury my dead out of my sight”. Genesis 23:4 Sarah has died.  Abraham wants to be respectful of his wife and bury her, but he has a problem.  He is a stranger in the […]

Essay #8 Noah

“And God saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.” (Genesis 6:5)  The pre-flood civilizations obeyed God’s commandment to be “fruitful, multiple, replenish and subdue” (Genesis 1:28) and flourished.  They developed agriculture, material science, engineering and the arts […]

Essay #7 Adam

  Adam is the most unique human ever, there will never be another human like him.  Born of raw materials from the earth (Genesis 3:19), by the intelligent and creative mind (Genesis 1:27) of God and wrought by His limitless power (Genesis 1:28), Adam came forth when God spoke everything into existence and then God […]

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