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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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NO LOVE SUSTAINED BY POT OF FAKE GOLD

From four years ago. Worth another thought. Especially now that USA citizens are taking such a serious look at socialism. What a bill of goods, the Biden administration is getting by with by presenting these trillion dollar pots of gold … Continue reading

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IT TAKES A VILLAGE

If Ammie had not had to go to the hospital, the chair wouldn’t cause me so much pain. “She’s okay,” the doctor said.  “She has a brilliant mind.  We are going to keep her for some testing and studies.” It … Continue reading

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IRRATIONAL

Angry bear Kills the food giver Lacks logic. ********************* https://ronovanwrites.com/2020/06/01/weekly-haiku-poetry-prompt-anger-logic/  

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SELLING OUT FOR A POT OF STEW

It seems to me that most Democratic Presidential nominees are vying for who can best do everything for everybody (even illegals) with the top 70% of the rich man’s money!  Guess how long that will last.  Even if the rich … Continue reading

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LENDING TO THE POOR

RED LETTER TIME.* Can we really live according to Matthew 5:40? “And if someone wants to sue you and take your tunic, let him have your cloak as well. If someone forces you to go one mile, go with him … Continue reading

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WHY I AM A CAPITALIST

Some principles apply in either Capitalism or Socialism. 1.“render unto Caesar” Mark 12:17 2.  Romans 17:1  (obey authorities because they have been instituted by God) 3.  All work should be done “unto the Lord.”  Ephesians 6:7 ESV Rendering service … as … Continue reading

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CAPITALISM, MY VIEW AS A CHRISTIAN

https://onetahayes.com/2018/09/13/socialism-is-not-charity-part-1/ At the link above, I posted about Socialism as seen in the New Testament.  I  said I would be back to take a look at Capitalism from the point of the New Testament.  Well, Ta-Da, I am back—only six … 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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