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May 14, 1948 to 1988 to 2013: 65 Years of Bad Prophetic Timing

Sixty five years ago today, Israel became a nation again. Prophetic writers saw this event as the end-time sign that something called the “rapture” could not be far off. Within 40 years of that May 14, 1948 date, prophecy writers were telling us, Jesus would return and take His Church to heaven to be followed […]

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Labor Day, the Federal Reserve, Ron Paul, Inflation, & Christian Stewardship with Dr. Gary North

This weekend on “Every Thought Captive” for our Labor Day broadcast following on the heels of the Democratic and Republican conventions, Dr. Gary North was interviewed on Christian economics and stewardship. Why should Christians care about economics? What’s the big deal about the Federal Reserve? What will the legacy of Ron Paul be after the RNC? […]

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Social Security: An “Innocent” Baby That Grew Up To Be a Monster?

As we wrap up this series dealing with Wayne Grudem’s book, “Politics According to the Bible”, we concentrate on what he has to say regarding social security. Dr. Grudem puts forth the idea in his book, that social security was worthy and even biblical as it was first established in 1935, and that it became […]

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How Much Socialism is Biblical?

Romans 13 talks about rulers or governments “praising the good”, but what does this entail? Is this a biblical support for government welfare? If it is, where do we draw the line? How much socialism is biblical?

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The Slippery Slope of Wealth Redistribution

In his book “Politics According to the Bible”, Wayne Grudem includes a hefty chapter dealing with economics and this is good. There needs to be a greater emphasis on and involvement in politics and economics by Christians. However, it is crucial that we truly use the Bible as our guide. Today, Gary DeMar and Dr. […]

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Are We Headed for Economic Armageddon?

In today’s episode, host Gary DeMar is joined by Dr. Gary North, noted speaker and author of the most extensive commentary on the Bible as it relates to economics. They will be taking a look at Wayne Grudem’s book “Politics According to the Bible”, particularly the section addressing economics.

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What’s the Modern Definition of a Conservative?

Adam Smith and Edmund Burke are the most significant figures of the founding in the conservative movement of America. Their similarities and differences in the early 19th century formed the basis for the traditional moral values group and the libertarian group comprised in the conservative movement. These two sides of the conservative movement have lasted […]

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Making Sense of the Conservative Movement

Today’s major political parties do not understand true conservative principles. Part of the cause for this is contemporary politicians do not know what the basis for the conservative movement is, or was, at the start of American history. Few resources and teachers today know what the history of the conservative movement is—how it got to […]

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Christian Thievery

“You shall not steal” (Deut. 5:19). Most Christians would claim they try their best to live by these words which are a part of the timeless, and still applicable, Ten Commandments given to us in the Old Testament. However, we have a big discrepancy going on with our claim of following God’s commandments, and the […]

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2009 Worldview Super Conference: Final Thoughts

A beautiful thing happened last week. Christians from all over the world gathered at an old church in Powder Springs Georgia. They exchanged compliments as well as phone numbers; jokes as well as war-stories…hands were shaken, friends were made, and God was glorified. But something more happened at the 2009 Worldview Super Conference…at least to […]

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Foundations of a Gold Standard (Outline) The gold standard of Byzantium lasted over 1,000 years (325 to 1453).  It was a product of Christian civilization.  The modern gold standard was a was a product of 19th-century European civilization: part Enlightenment humanism, part Christian, and part Darwinism after 1860).  Christianity’s presuppositions 1. God as the source of all law2. Ownership as […]

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Day 3 of the 2009 Worldview Super Conference

Day three of the Worldview Conference has been a whirlwind of fun and mutual encouragement. Various subjects have been covered by passionate speakers. The theme of the day seems to be education. This was clearly brought home by Dr. Voddie Baucham Jr. who outlined a dream-like vision of church discipleship. What may be a dream […]

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