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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 […]

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Essay #17 Babylon

“How art thou fallen from heaven, O Lucifer, son of the morning! how art thou cut down to the ground, which didst weaken the nations!  For thou hast said in thine heart, I will ascend into heaven, I will exalt my throne above the stars of God: I will sit also upon the mount of […]

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Essay #16 Nimrod’s Land of Shinar Part III

“And the whole earth was of one language, and of one speech.  And it came to pass, as they journeyed from the east, that they found a plain in the land of Shinar; and they dwelt there. And they said one to another, Go to, let us make brick, and burn them thoroughly. And they […]

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Essay #15 Nimrod’s Land of Shinar Part II

“He was a mighty hunter before the Lord” Genesis 10:9 Nimrod was a earthy, natural man with the strength and disposition of a tyrant.  Comparable in strength and force to God, but of the moral character of the unregenrate; no regard for the moral/spiritual well being of others, or for the God of creation and redemption.  […]

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Essay #14 Nimrod’s Land of Shinar

The land of Shinar was vile and it’s first king would be a theological type of anti-christ:  A despot,  representing himself as the messiah/savior,  promoting a false gospel/religion, harshly discriminating those who reject him and compelling obedience by force from those who follow him. Using his false gospel as a tool of manipulation or outright […]

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Essay #28 Moses

How is a civilization to grow or a people to become a great nation when they do not know the God who created them, and they succumb to the nature of the human heart? “The heart is deceitful above all things and desperately wicked: who can know it?”.  Jeremiah 17:9. Without rules and the authority […]

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Essay #13 Nimrod “Might Hunter In/Upon the Earth” Part IV

Genesis 10 gives us a great deal of information about Nimrod and his heritage. Genesis 10:1 identifies the sons of Noah and their sons.  “Now these are the generations of the sons of Noah, Shem, Ham, and Japheth: and unto them were sons born after the flood.”  Immediately we understand where the post-flood population came from. Second, […]

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Essay #27 Isreal Before Entering the Promised Land

The nation of Israel has been given the law, statutes and warnings to prepare them for entering the promise land.  Previously, God gave to mankind specific instructions to “be fruitful, multiply, replenish and subdue”.  This is intrinsic in man’s nature.  Man produces. Taking the creation of God, using the intellect that God has given him […]

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Essay #26 Abraham to Moses

Abraham encountered the children of Heth in Genesis 23.  This society  developed  principles of property and established a means recognizing and enforcing the rights of property owners.  From scripture we surmise their commerce was one of respect and open to all who would participate. This is the beginning modern economics. Our direct knowledge of the […]