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Paying Taxes

This time of the year can be frustrating.  Documents are gathered.  Receipts are gathered and reviewed.  It is tax season. It is a complicated system.  The government favors or incentivizes certain behavior and business.  Can’t we just go to a … Continue reading

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Wisely Written

Have you every wondered why the Bible was written the way that it was written?  Why didn’t God present His message in an encyclopedic format.  He could have categorized information under heading, and listed these categories alphabetically.  For example, If I … Continue reading

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Are Your Hands Clean?

Ignaz Semmelweis (1818-1865), a young Hungarian-born physician, working in Vienna, Austria, implemented an unpopular policy which saved many lives.  The year was 1847.  He ordered all doctors and medical students working in the maternity ward of Vienna General Hospital, to … Continue reading

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The Value of a Wife and Mom

It is no secret. Women typically earn less income than men. “For American women twenty-five and older who hold at least a bachelor’s degree and work full-time, the national median income is about $47,000. Similar men, meanwhile, make more than … Continue reading

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Ethics: Government and Citizenship (Part 3)

Governments pass laws. Ideally, the purpose of these laws should be for society to have greater peace, protection, and order. Some of these laws concern non-Biblical issues (example: traffic laws). Such laws, when passed, do become laws which God expects … Continue reading

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Ethics: Race and Prejudice (Part 4)

This is the final part on race and prejudice.  In this article, we will deal with a couple of points left untouched to this point… One Race The term “race” can be used to mean different things.  It can mean: … Continue reading

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Ethics: Sex (part 1)

Sex is very much a part of the American life. “The Pill” was introduced to American married women in 1960. Since 1972, “The Pill” has been available to both married and non-married women. “In 2008, Americans spent $3.5 billion on … Continue reading

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