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The Individual #2

God has revealed Himself to mankind.  The bible testifies to His existence and purpose for mankind. Man is made in God’s image.  The individual is given characteristics or qualities that reflect God’s nature, and characteristics that are unique to the individual.  There are no exact replicas of Godhead, nor is there an exact replica of […]

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Individual

“For who maketh thee to differ from another? and what hast thou that thou didst not receive? now if thou didst receive it, why dost thou glory, as if thou hadst not received it?” I Cor 4:17 Every human on the planet is different than every other human.  We have more not in common than we do […]

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Human Action

Human action can only stand on the moral principles of man or on the teaching of the Bible. If human action is justified by the precepts of man than we know the act is uncertain and precarious because the thoughts of man are uncertain and precarious. If human action is justified by the Bible, then […]

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Essay #34 The Cross and the Garment

What is a cross? The cross is a horizontal object bisected, perpendicularly, by a vertical object, with one third of the vertical object above the intersection and two thirds below. That’s it, nothing more or less. Two objects that intersect in space and time.  The horizontal piece says to the vertical piece, “Hey, I will […]

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#33 The Accursed Thing Part II

“But the children of Israel committed a trespass in the accursed thing: for Achan, the son of Carmi, the son of Zabdi, the son of Zerah, of the tribe of Judah, took of the accursed thing: and the anger of the Lord was kindled against the children of Israel.” (Deuteronomy 7:1) As God had said […]

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Essay #32 The Accursed Thing: Part I

The beginning of the end for Jericho starts with a theophany. “And it came to pass, when Joshua was by Jericho, that he lifted up his eyes and looked, and, behold, there stood a man over against him with his sword drawn in his hand: and Joshua went unto him, and said unto him, Art […]

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Approaching Jericho

God has given the nation Israel all they need to “be fruitful, multiple, replenish and subdue”.  To mankind the principles of production (intellect, property and labor)  and the foundation of civil authority that secures the liberty to use the principles were given.  He has given them the Law that expanded their knowledge of God and […]

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Essay #30 Dueteronomy Part II – Bad Data

What were the nations of Canaan like?  Two generations after the flood, Nimrod had established the principles of an anti-God civilization.  The history of the Mesopotamia is well documented.  “In earliest Mesopotamian times the gods had been perceived as personifications, hypostases, of nature and her forces. Enlil, Lord Air or Lord Atmosphere – today we […]

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Essay #29 Deuternonomy

There are 959 verses in Deuteronomy. By my count there are over 125 verses, plus the entire 13th chapter, that warn the nation of Israel not be like the nations in Canaan. Deuteronomy can be broken into distinct sets of ideas:  What God has done for Israel, how Israel responded (both good and bad), how […]

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Purpose

A fascinating article on classical liberalism was posted on the Mises Institute website December 9th, 2020.  The article written by Ryan McMaken, titled “There Is No Conflict Between Classical Liberalism and Religion” illustrates my desire to write and promote TheFundmentalEconomist.com. The thesis of the article is clearly stated in the title, there is no conflict […]