Nascent socialism is seen in the attitudes toward private property. Many have a nagging feeling that they do not control anything, even what they supposedly own.
The United Nations Agenda 21 plan recommends the confiscation of private property for the sake of an equitable economic and social system.
The 8th commandment, by prohibiting theft, creates an environment of trust. A person stealing from another breaks that trust, causing loss and hardship.
God allows us to own things under Him to teach us lessons pertaining to stewardship so that we can learn to be more like Him and eventually exercise rulership.
John Ritenbaugh, reflecting that socialism has gained incremental control in the United States since the New Deal, in the decades following the Great Depression, states that it is now spiraling out of control during the current administration, and it is blight on our people, taking this nation into more horrendous debt than all …
Richard Ritenbaugh, reflecting on the misguided environmentalist green-peace hippie Earth Day activities, points out that much of the propaganda from Earth Day proponents are outright lies. For example, recycling activities may be more counterproductive and more harmful to the earth than actual dumping, taking more energy. The …
John Ritenbaugh, continuing his exposition of the angry, demon-possessed, dark fellow from Trier, Karl Marx, a mad man responsible for the deaths of over 100 million people, asserts that legions of leftist, 'progressive' humanist academics of American and European universities have proclaimed Marx the most influential voice of …
The eighth commandment seems so simple: You shall not steal. Yet, it seems that just about everyone on earth has his hand in someone else's pocket!
Though God indicts Gentile nations for violent crimes, He indicts Israelitish nations for untrustworthiness and their tendency to defraud or misrepresent.
We can steal by burglary, larceny, embezzlement, robbery, shoplifting, or plagiarizing. We can defraud, hold up, lift, loot, pinch, pilfer, snatch and swindle.
The American West was explored and settled by tough men and women who knew the value of land and what could be produced from it. Mike Ford decries the recent trend in which more and more land is owned, not by individuals, but by the government—a situation that contradicts the biblical principles concerning land ownership …
Property rights will be held sacrosanct during the Millennium. God brings His people back to their own land, and to restore it to be like the Garden of Eden.
Wealth accumulated by honest work and diligence will be blessed, but hastily acquired by any kind of theft or dishonesty will be cursed.
John Ritenbaugh, reminding us that the depressing quality of life our culture is currently experiencing, with the secular progressives systematically destroying the sanctity of the family, relegating education and child care to the State, had its origins in the philosophy of Rousseau, a self-centered sociopath, who after …
The apostles never required converts to give up property as a precondition for church membership. Rather, the members voluntarily gave, retaining ownership.
Socialism is a denial of law, resulting in the masses to plundering the productive. When agitators convince people of their victimhood, they unleash mob rule.
The Bible shows that economic disparity is a given. Scripture teaches that we should voluntarily help the poor rather than be coerced by the government.
Globalism is a fact of our age, but what ideas undergird it? Most of globalism's underlying principles have their origins in the Israelitish peoples.