The Covenantal Ideal of Economic Growth

Written by Gary North on May 14, 2016

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When thou hast eaten and art full, then thou shalt bless the Lord thy God for the good land which he hath given thee. Beware that thou forget not the Lord thy God, in a not keeping his commandments, and his judgments, and his statutes, which I command thee this day Lest when thou hast […]

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Humanism’s Accomplices in the Churches

Written by Gary North on May 14, 2016

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What general would attempt to lead his forces into battle without a specific battle plan? What military commander would be content with nothing more than verbal exhortations to his troops to “be victorious” or “win one for the folks back home”? Such noble exhortations, apart from a battle plan, equipment, and explicit instructions to subordinates, […]

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Marginalizing the Church

Written by Gary North on May 14, 2016

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“The church shouldn’t get involved in [            ].” Here is one of the most familiar complaints of our day, aimed primarily against the theological-political liberals in the pulpit. Those who listen to such preaching mutter this phase under their breath, or else ignore the whole thing, since it is obvious […]

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No One Is Monitoring the Looming Revolution

Written by Gary North on May 7, 2016

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Salman Khan is the most important revolutionary in education in recorded history. One man’s afterthought by 2015 was educating 26 million students. Khan Academy is a 501(c)3 nonprofit with a mission to change education for the better by providing a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere. We believe that students of all ages should have […]

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Christian Economics in One Lesson, II: 6: Money

Written by Gary North on May 7, 2016

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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

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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

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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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