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ACTS 2:44-47 – PETER’S WAY, NOT BERNIE’S

       Last post I promised a look at  Acts 2:44-47 in which the N. T. Jesus followers  sold goods and combined resources to take care of the influx of people joining the church.  To do this, let me set the … Continue reading

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AMOS, A SOCIAL JUSTICE WARRIOR?

If you have studied the Book of Amos (https://onetahayes.com/2021/09/02/amos/) with me, you probably have noticed that he was quite a social justice warrior. In other words, God is deeply concerned about justice and mercy to the poor. Chapter 8:1-3 comes … Continue reading

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SOCIALISM IS NOT CHARITY – Part 1

Socialists cloak themselves with a mantle of great human kindness.  Often even Christian friends seem to think socialism is a good idea because Jesus taught to love our neighbors and to help the needy.  He said one cannot love God … Continue reading

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OPEN UP THAT POT OF LOVE?

Governments can give food, churches can give food, charities can give food. Throw money in the pot and distribute money, throw food in the pot and distribute food, but there is no way to throw love into the pot and … Continue reading

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