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Ruling with Justice…

Read – 2 Samuel 23 Focus on verse 3b-4 When justice prevails in a nation the people prosper and the land flourishes. When honesty and integrity is rewarded, while corruption and deception is discouraged, people feel safe and tend to … Continue reading

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Poverty…

Read Leviticus 19 Focus v. 9-10 The eradication of poverty is a noble quest…unfortunately, I suspect it is also an endless quest. There have been countless attempts made by individuals and organizations…billions of dollars worth in resources are spent year … Continue reading

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Clergy Exemption!

Read Genesis 47 Focus on verse 25-26 Taxation is hardly a new idea… leaders and governments of every stripe and color throughout recorded history have contrived ways to levy taxes from the people over whom they rule. It is perhaps, … Continue reading

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Straining out gnats…

Read Matthew 27 Focus on verse 6 I always find it cynically entertaining when I find news reports of court cases where some insignificant old law – that most people don’t know exists and nearly everybody breaks with regularity – … Continue reading

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The Best Government…

Read Zechariah 14 Focus on verse 9 Since the rise and subsequent defeat of senator Bernie Sanders there has been more discussion in America of the benefits of socialism than I have heard in my lifetime. I seem to recall … Continue reading

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Out of touch…

Read Esther 3 Focus on verse 15 It is surprising how quickly a little bureaucracy can clog up the lines of communication between leaders and those they lead. Typically in western civilization the solution applied to correct this problem is … Continue reading

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Partisan Politics…old as the hills!

Read Ezra 4 Focus on verses 4-6 When the exiles began to rebuild the temple, the local residents who had occupied the land in their absence began to recognize what this rebuilding project might lead to. I admit this may … Continue reading

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