Christian Economics in One Lesson, II: 6: Money

Written by Gary North on May 7, 2016

And Abram was very rich in cattle, in silver and in gold (Gen. 13:2) The Hebrew word for silver is frequently translated as money. In biblical times, the precious metals served as money. They were also regarded as signs of wealth. Abram’s case is obvious. Abram was rich. The text tells us what his wealth […]

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Perfectionism, Withdrawal, and Paralysis

Written by Gary North on May 7, 2016

About 25 years ago, I received a letter from a self-professed Christian. He wanted me to buy him. Literally. He offered me the opportunity to buy his lifetime services as an indentured servant. All I had to do was to pay him survival wages in goods and services — no money. Money, you see, was […]

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Video: Nigel Farage’s Rhetoric — Disloyal Opposition

Written by Gary North on May 7, 2016

Nigel Farage is a public speaker in the old British tradition. He is reminiscent of Dr. Enoch Powell, the master of confrontational rhetoric in the 1960’s: “Take no prisoners.” He is not in the Parliament of the European Union as a member of the loyal opposition. He is there to expose it as deceptive and […]

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The Paralysis of Pessimism

Written by Gary North on May 7, 2016

The prophets of Israel came to the people and rulers with a triple message. They first pointed to Israelis history. God had delivered them from the bondage of Egypt, thereby fulfilling the promises given to Abraham. It was a strictly historical act, in time and on earth. Second, they warned the people of impending judgment […]

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Tarnished Buckle on the Bible Belt

Written by Gary North on May 7, 2016

I wrote this in 1978. It’s on taxes. I live in the sovereign state of North Carolina. Well, it’s not really that sovereign. The U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare has cut off funds to the University of North Carolina because of an insufficient number of blacks on campus. Naturally, the local editorial writers […]

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To Become a Boring Writer, Attend College

Written by Gary North on April 30, 2016

I have written about 15,000 articles and over 50 books. I have written hundreds of advertisements. I have earned my living as a writer ever since 1967 — a very good living. I even wrote a Ph.D. dissertation. I know how to write. They say that old dogs don’t learn new tricks. Well, I am […]

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The Covenantal Wealth of Nations

Written by Gary North on April 30, 2016

It ids better to be rich and healthy than it is to be poor and sick. “Blessed shall be the fruit of thy body, and the fruit of thy ground, and the fruit of thy cattle, the increase of thy kine, and the flocks of thy sheep. Blessed shall be thy basket and thy store […]

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