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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

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Where Are The Nine? (Luke 17:11-19)

The disease that we call leprosy today (Hansen’s Disease) is a disease of the nerves and of the skin.  “Patients with leprosy experience disfigurement of the skin and bones, twisting of the limbs, and curling of the fingers to form … Continue reading

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In The News: Camels and the Bible

“Camel bones suggest error in Bible, archaeologists say” (Foxnews).  “Will camel discovery break Bible’s back?” (CNN).  “Camel study throws the Bible’s historical accuracy into question”  (Global Post).  These headlines appeared in February of 2014. Lidar Sapir-Hen and Erez Ben-Yosef archaeologists from Tel Aviv … Continue reading

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Ethics: Race and Prejudice (Part 2)

In an ideal world, justice would be blind. People should be judged by the content of their character, and not the color of their skin, or the fatness of their wallet. Joseph Addison said, “Justice discards party, friendship, kindred, and … Continue reading

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Ethics: Life (Part 2)

Definition: Euthanasia is of Greek origin (eu = good, thanatos = death). Euthanasia is some times called “mercy killing.” Euthanasia has the following component parts: (1) one is terminating another’s life (with or without the consent of the one being … Continue reading

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Ethics: Life (Part 1)

Definition: Suicide is of Latin origin (sui = of oneself, cidium = a slaying).  The word is used of killing oneself, self- murder. It is nothing new.  The Bible mentions several who contemplated, attempted, or accomplished suicide [(1) Saul (1 Samuel … Continue reading

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Ethics: Labor and Lucre (Part I)

Work may be a four-letter word but it should not be considered a bad word. When God made things, He made them “very good” (Genesis 1:31). It was according to this “very good” design for man to work (Genesis 2:15, … Continue reading

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