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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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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, […]

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Essay #5:General Principles (Part II)

God acted in creation with a definite purpose of glorifying His nature and loving character “   Thou art worthy, O Lord, to receive glory and honour and power: for thou hast created all things, and for thy pleasure they are and were created.” Revelation (4:20), “For God so loved the world, that he gave […]

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The Socialist Commandments – Health Care is a Right not a Privilege

“I am the Lord, and there is none else, there is no God beside me” Isaiah 45:5 “For the invisible things of him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even his eternal power and Godhead; so that they are without excuse:” Romans 1:20 The […]

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Woe to You Who Call Evil Good and Good Evil

  “Thou shalt not steal”  Exodus 20:15 “If a soul sin and commit a trespass against the Lord…in a thing taken by violence…(v.4) Then it shall be, because he hath sinned, and is guilty, he shall restore what he has taken away violently”  Leviticus 6:2-4 The world that rejects the Bible, rejects God and stands […]

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Essay #1: The Problem

  The study of any subject must start with something. The study of economics is the investigation of human action. Why do we act?  Because God command us to do so in Genesis 1:28: 28 And God blessed them, and God said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it: and […]

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The Worker in the Field

“Is it not lawful for me to do what I will with mine own? Is thine eye evil, because I am good?” Matthew 20:15 The principle of Matthew 20 is clear.  The husbandman of the vineyard employed those who were willing to work for the wages they agreed to.  And that is a good thing. […]