Tag Archives: ethics

World Religions: Buddhism

Buddhism is the fourth largest of the world’s religions.  It numbers about 488 million (Largest Religions in the World, worldatlas.com).  Most of these live in Asia (List of religious populations, Wikipedia).  There are an estimated 1.2 million Buddhists living in … Continue reading

Posted in Apologetics, History, World Religions | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Lesson on Borrowing

The Bible is clear that we should be willing to lend and share, if we are able, with those in need.  “A good man deals graciously and lends” (Psalm 112:5).  “Give to  him who asks you, and from him who … Continue reading

Posted in Ethics | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Marriage, Divorce and Remarriage (Jesus: Tested, Part 1)

“Jesus… came to the region of Judea beyond the Jordan.  And great multitudes followed Him… The Pharisees also came to Him, testing Him, and saying to Him, ‘Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife for just any … Continue reading

Posted in Ethics, Marriage, Textual study | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

In The News: No More Leggings

It is not every day that the news media reports on what a religious blogger has written. However, twenty-five year old Veronica Partridge of Oregon has gained the attention of the news media, both in the United States and Europe. … Continue reading

Posted in Clothing, Ethics, Word Study | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Economics and Morals

Economics is defined as “the study of the use of scarce resources which have alternative uses” (Definition by Lionel Robbins quoted by Thomas Sowell, Basic Economics, p. 2). “What does ‘scarce’ mean? It means that what everybody wants adds up … Continue reading

Posted in Ethics, Money, Wealth | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Why Did God Allow…

There are things in the Bible that cause people to wonder, “Why did God allow this?” Let’s notice two such things. 1.  Polygamy? God created only one man and one woman in the first home (Genesis 2:21-25; 3:21). Polygamy or … Continue reading

Posted in Apologetics, Ethics, Marriage, Race, Stats, Work | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Ethics: Legal

There are well over a million lawyers in the U.S.A. (1,143,358 as of the end of 2007. Source: wiki.answers.com). There are more per capita here than anywhere. There are only about 954,000 physicians (www.wsj.com). There are also many lawsuits in … Continue reading

Posted in Church discipline, Ethics, Stats, Word Study | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Ethics: Medicine

There are many advantages to living in twenty-first century America.  “It was not very long ago, as history is measured, when such things as oranges or cocoa were the luxuries of the rich and when it was considered an extravagance … Continue reading

Posted in Abortion, Ethics, science, Stats, Technology | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Ethics: Government and Citizenship (Part 5)

America is rare. Few countries in the history of the world have afforded so much opportunity to its citizens to select its leaders. This brings much responsibility. It is said that a lady asked Benjamin Franklin “Well, Doctor, what have … Continue reading

Posted in Ethics, Government, stewardship | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Ethics: Government and Citizenship (Part 4)

This world is filled with evil, and it can be a very dangerous place. April 04, 1965: U.P.I. reported, “For the past 5,500 years, the world has known only some 300 years of peace. Since 3,600 B.C, there have been … Continue reading

Posted in Ethics, Government, Stats | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment