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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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“Catch and Release” Has New Meaning

Pima County Arizona has a new twist on “catch and release”. Instead of fish, criminals will now be “caught and released” at the taxpayer’s expense.  Under the guise of fiscal responsibility, Pima County taxpayers will now pay the bond for individuals arrested for specific crimes.  Instead of the individual arrested, or their agent (bail bonds […]

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Popish Foolery

Pope Francis’ Fratelli Tutti challenges biblical authority, rejects revelation dictating human action (economics) and replaces God’s principles with totalitarianism. The church of Revelation 17 and political economy of Revelation 18 joined hand in hand. The thesis of Fratelli Tutti is the need to remold human society in the bounds of love and social concern.  The […]

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Dr. Tony Evans: Your Bad Theology is Bad Economics

The greatest problem individuals face today is sin.  It has not changed in 6000 years.  The greatest challenge the church faces today is remaining true to God’s word.  This has not changed in 2000 years.  Perverting God’s Word to fit the times is sin. “To whom much is given, much will be expected (my paraphrase)” […]

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Essay#11 Nimrod “Mighty Hunter In/Upon the Earth”

Nimrod is characterized in Genesis 10:8 and in I Chronicles 4:10 in the same way, “he began to be a mighty one in the earth” in Genesis 10:5 and “he began to be a mighty one upon the earth” in I Chronicles 4:10. The english word mighty is translated from over twenty different Hebrew words according […]

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Essay #25 Civil Order and the Children of Heth

Heth is 3rd generation post-flood.  His descendants in Genesis 23 had developed an orderly economic system.  By establishing private property and laws to protect private property, the Hethites were able to buy and sell property without fear of theft. Removing theft from the concern allows for a fruitful civilization.  Instead of devoting energy to being […]

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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 […]

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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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Essay #6: Property

The difficulty in studying economics is most of the literature is written by unregenerate individuals.  As with the study of any academic discipline, the born again individual needs to use discernment. The unregenerate man is at enmity with God (Romans 8:7) and their understanding is darkened (Ephesians 4:18).  While the individual author may elucidate foundational […]

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General Principle #6: Property, Labor and Ingenuity:

“…and there was not a man to till the ground.” – Genesis 2:5 God created the heavens and the earth, but there was no man to “till the ground”.  God created man, among other reasons, to labor in His garden and care for it.  Not only to care for it, but to “be fruitful, multiply, […]