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No More Living for the Week-end

As we previously discussed, in the Old Testament God helped to break the tribal, cyclical Hebrew thinking by having Moses develop a written linear record of their history. Very few other cultures had any written record at this time. From … Continue reading

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To Prosper…Work Hard and be Honest

It seems so simple. How can something so simple be so profound, and so ignored? In the Monday edition of the Wall Street Journal appeared an article entitled – Bring Back the Work Ethic. It is an interview with Bob … Continue reading

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Is God a Socialist in the New Testament?

We know the first Christians were, of course, Jews. So they held the values we have discussed founded in the Jewish culture that are more capitalistic in nature. In the New Testament we also see these values reflected. In Acts … Continue reading

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The Biblical Principles of Capitalism Must be Blended with Social Values

As we reviewed the Old Testament teaching in previous blogs, we find that God mentored the Hebrew people to be prosperous. As Christians today we value this heritage given to them and we can claim it as our own. The … Continue reading

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A Shortage of Sand in the Sahara?

Economist Milton Friedman once said that, if you put the government in charge of the Sahara desert, there will eventually be a shortage of sand. No wonder that, after 14 years of socialist government, Venezuela — the country with the … Continue reading

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The Economic Failure of Socialism

The poster child of economic failure for socialism and communism (state mandated socialism) was the Soviet Union. With its highly centralized government and economy, the USSR survived for 69 years until its collapse in 1991. Free markets were abolished; the state owned … Continue reading

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Why Does Socialism Tend to Attract Dictators?

The Wall Street Journal reported Friday that Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro brushed aside international condemnation and installed a powerful new assembly on Friday that critics say will crush the last traces of democracy. The assembly, made up of government loyalists … Continue reading

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