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An monetary observation at the Bible, a 31-volume exposition in a single e-book:
(Pre-published model, non-proofread with personalized cover.)

Genesis (2 vols.)
Exodus (6 vols.)
Leviticus (4 vols.)
Numbers (1 volume)
Deuteronomy (4 vols.)
Historical books
I Corinthians
I Timothy
The Bible mandates loose marketplace capitalism. it really is anti-socialist. - Gary North:

The essence of democratic socialism is that this re-written model of God's commandment: "Thou shalt now not thieve, other than via majority vote."
"Economic democracy" is the procedure wherein wolves and a sheep vote on what to have for dinner.
Christian socialists and defenders of financial making plans by way of country bureaucrats deeply resent this interpretation in their moral place. They resent it simply because it really is accurate.
When Christianity adheres to the judicial specifics of the Bible, it produces loose marketplace capitalism.
On the opposite hand, whilst Christianity rejects the judicial specifics of the Bible, it produces socialism or a few politically run hybrid "middle means" among capitalism and socialism, the place politicians and bureaucrats make the massive judgements approximately how people's wealth can be allotted. fiscal development then slows or is reversed. Always.
Free marketplace capitalism produces long term monetary progress. Socialism and middle-way fiscal interventionism by way of the country produce poverty and forms. in the event that your target is to maintain negative humans terrible, new release after iteration, you'll want to advertise socialism. yet make sure to name it fiscal democracy as a way to idiot the voters.

The Bible is an anti-socialist record. Socialist propagandists for over 4 centuries have claimed that the Bible teaches socialism, yet we've got but to work out a unmarried Bible observation written by means of a socialist. If the Bible teaches socialism, the place is the expository evidence?
When I say that the Bible mandates an ethical and felony social order that necessarily produces unfastened industry capitalism, i've got the facts to again up my place. My critics -- critics of capitalism -- do not.
The subsequent time you listen somebody say that the Bible teaches something yet loose industry capitalism, ask her or him which Bible statement demonstrates this. you'll get a clean stare by way of loads of verbal tap-dancing approximately "the final ethic of the Bible" or "the upholding of the terrible within the Bible." you'll be given loads of blah, blah, blah. Blah, blah, blah isn't a sound replacement for biblical exposition.

Fact: There hasn't ever been an expository Bible statement that indicates that the Bible teaches something except loose marketplace capitalism.
Beginning in April, 1973, i started writing a verse-by-verse statement at the economics of the Bible. the 1st essay, on Genesis 1:26-28, seemed within the might, 1973 factor of the Chalcedon Report.
An fiscal statement at the Bible had by no means been tried earlier than. I speak about in basic terms these passages that relate to economics.
No one ahead of me had ever tried to write down a Bible observation on a selected educational self-discipline. i'm hoping mine turns into a version for others.
I have persevered engaged on this venture ever due to the fact that. I restricted my writing to at least one essay per thirty days from 1973 to 1976. starting in the summertime of 1977, i started operating 10 hours a week, 50 weeks in line with yr in this project.
I wanted each minute.
I accomplished the posting of the total sequence, 31 volumes, in August 2012.

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This was the beginning of the dominion covenant. In every biblical covenant, there is a hierarchy: God over man. In this covenant, this hierarchy is announced in verse 26. ” Man is made in the image of God. Man is representative of God in history. ” 2 Man has been placed by God over the creation. In Chapter 2 of this book, we see that the sun, moon, and stars were created after the earth and the plants were. They were created to serve the needs of man, primarily as chronological devices. This hierarchy is basic to the covenant structure: under God and over the creation.

The deterministic universe, itself the product of random materialistic forces, brought forth life, and living creatures developed through the uncontrollable random mutations of their genes and the interaction of the biological results of these mutations with the environmental changes external to each species. In its original formulation, Darwinism presented a world that is governed by random variation; randomness begetting randomness in a sea of randomness, yet governed entirely by the universally valid and totally unbreakable iron law of natural selection.

26. North, Authority and Dominion, ch. 8 27. Gordon J. Wenham, The Book of Leviticus (Grand Rapids, Michigan: Eerdmans, 1979), p. 30. 28. The Open Bible, Expanded Edition (Nashville, Tennessee: Thomas Nelson, 1983), p. 95. xxx SOVEREIGNTY AND D OMINION ated from other nations unto God. ”29 As R. K. Harrison wrote, the first 15 chapters deal with sacrificial principles and procedures relating to the removal of sin. “The last eleven chapters emphasize ethics, morality and holiness. 31 It means boundaries.

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