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WORDS

WORDS   Proverbs 13:3 “Those who guard their lips preserve their lives, but those who speak rashly will come to ruin.”   Lord Jim: “There is a weird power in the spoken word, and a word carries very far, and can give destruction through time as the bullets go flying through space. We are to re-talk… Read more »

A Personal Testimony of Frank Dietz

Three years ago, last month (October of 2017), the life of my wife and I changed. Anneli had a brain aneurysm and October 8, 2017 she went through a five-hour operation where the aneurysm was secured with coils. However, one slipped and went to another part of the brain that caused a stroke affecting her… Read more »

Limited and Defined Powers Delegated to Government

Only Limited and Carefully Defined Powers Should Be Delegated to Government – All Others Be Retained in the People   This goes along with the 10th Amendment: The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the states, are reserved to the states respectively, or to the people…. Read more »

Checks and Balances Prevent Abuse of Power

A System of Checks and Balances Should be Adopted to Prevent the Abuse of Power   In the early days of our Constitution many people wanted the separation of powers to be absolute, but in his Federalist Papers (numbers 47 to 51) James Madison explained the separation of powers between the executive, legislative and the… Read more »

Three Separate Branches of Government

The Government Should Be Separated into Three Branches Legislative, Executive, and Judicial   Isaiah 33:22 “For the Lord is our judge (judicial), the Lord is our lawgiver (legislative), the Lord is our king (executive); it is He who will save us.”   It is interesting that in ancient times political writers often debated on what… Read more »

Highest Level of Prosperity from Free Market Economy

The Highest Level of Prosperity Occurs When There is a Free Market Economy and a Minimum of Government Regulations   This is a question the Founding Fathers had: “Are there natural laws for the marketplace?” They saw that there was a possibility of a political and social structure based on natural law, but what about… Read more »

Security of Our Right to Property

Life and Liberty Are Secure Only so Long As the Right to Property Is Secure   Leviticus 25:13 “In this year of Jubilee everyone is to return to their own property.   Psalm 115:16 “The highest heavens belong to the Lord, but the earth he has given to mankind.”   The one unalienable right that… Read more »

Securing our Life and Liberty

Life and Liberty Are Secure Only so Long As the Right to Property Is Secure   Leviticus 25:13 “In this year of Jubilee everyone is to return to their own property.   Psalm 115:16 “The highest heavens belong to the Lord, but the earth he has given to mankind.”   The one unalienable right that… Read more »

USA Shall Be a Republic

Exodus 18:21  “Moreover thou shalt provide out of all the people able men, such as fear God, men of truth, hating covetousness; and place such over them, to be rulers of thousands, and rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens:”   When we repeat the Pledge of Allegiance we highlight this principle:… Read more »

Human Frailties of our Rulers

Proverbs 29:12 “If a ruler pays attention to lies, all his servants become wicked.”   Proverbs 28:5 “Evil people do not understand justice, but those who seek the Lord understand everything.”   Proverbs 28:16 “A leader without understanding taxes his people heavily, but those who hate unjust gain will live up longer.”   It was… Read more »