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Fundamentals of Economics

Essay #24: The Import of Sarah’s Tomb

From God’s Word, we know: God created the world (property) and all that is in it and gave it to man to use for man’s best interest and God’s glory. God instructed Adam to be “fruitful, multiply, replenish, have dominion”. Man’s disobeyed God by eating from the tree of life.  Sin permeates and corrupts the […]

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Fundamentals of Economics

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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Fundamentals of Economics

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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Fundamentals of Economics

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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Fundamentals of Economics

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 […]

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Editorial

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 […]