Monthly Archives: June 2013

does galatians 2 7 indicate two gospels

Gal 2:7 But on the contrary, when they saw that the gospel for the uncircumcised had been committed to me, as the gospel for the circumcised was to Peter Galatians 2:7 was written by Paul to distinguish his ministry from … Continue reading

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rental laws destroy more lives

The Huffington Post reports on two landlords in San Francisco that harassed and tormented their tenants over the course of 8 years. Already the story smells fishy. Why would landlords want to harass their tenants? Tenants pay rent, and landlords … Continue reading

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neglected verses Isa 14 9

Taking an idea from the old Bob Enyart show, I want to start a series of posts on verses that no one will ever see on a daily devotional. Modern Christians enjoy neglecting the parts of the Bible to which … Continue reading

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understanding satan

If a modern Christian is asked to draw a picture of who Satan is, Christians will probably draw a horned half-goat creature sitting in a throne in the pit of hell. This image is deeply imbedded into the American psyche. … Continue reading

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businesses compete with themselves

When people think of competition, they often do not understand that there are far more sources of competitive pressure than other businesses. Individuals might shift to DIY activities, like I did when I could not find sturdy, cheap shelving for … Continue reading

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price controls cause famines

Thomas Sowell, in his Basic Economics, has an excellent chapter on price controls. Because prices naturally settle at an equilibrium price, if the government uses artificial means to set prices then there will either be a shortage or a surplus … Continue reading

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the intellectual companions of modern leftism

Those who are classified as right-wing in modern America are often slandered as Nazis. This is a peculiar claim, as right wing Americans usually espouse individual liberty and economic freedom. The Nazis, on the other hand, were socialists to their … Continue reading

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