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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 […]

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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 #4: General Principles

God acted.  “In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth”.  Genesis 1:1 God created man in God’s image.  “And God said, Let us make man in our image“.  Genesis 1:26a God instructed man to “be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth and subdue it”.  Genesis 1:28b God specifically command man to act.  “And […]

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Essay #3: The Starting Point

  Man knows nothing apart from the Bible. What can the Bible teach us about economics?  In fact, it does teach about economics because the Bible is the primary source of knowledge.  The study of economics does not belong to man, nor does the study of anything else.  Knowledge belongs to God.  God has chosen […]

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Essay #2: The Problem (Part II)

2 There is a way which seemeth right unto a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death. – Proverbs 14:2 Unregenerate man has a problem.  If he rejects the God of the Bible and the Bible as God’s revelation to man, then he is stuck with himself.  David W. Norris, The Big Picture: The […]