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August 23, 2020
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  • Take your Bibles andturn to Genesis chapter 1. I'm
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  • going to be preaching on thesubject Christianity and
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  • socialism. And I don't know inall these years that I've
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  • preached a message quite likethis one. But today I'm
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  • delivering a message on one ofthe important conversations and
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  • confrontations, really, in ourculture, and that regards
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  • socialism. We must always standfor the principles which made
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  • America a great nation. We'regrateful for the world that God
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  • has made, and for the manynations of the world. And many
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  • of you are watching online fromall over the globe. [John 3:16]
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  • "God so loved the world that hegave His only begotten Son", and
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  • God loves you. So, we love theworld and the people in it! But
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  • we have extreme affection, alove of country. Because God has
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  • blessed our nation and hasblessed us to be able to call
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  • ourselves Americans. So, we arealways called to build and
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  • rebuild America upon theunshakable foundations upon
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  • which our freedoms have stoodand stands to this very day.
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  • [Psalm 11:3] "If the foundationsbe destroyed," the Bible says,
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  • "what will the righteous do?"There is a war going on in,
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  • around, and within America; itis a battle for the soul of our
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  • nation. This battle is ragingall around us; it is a fight for
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  • our faith, a fight for ourfamilies, a fight for our
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  • future! Our battles include thesanctity of life, the sacredness
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  • of biblical marriage, sexualidentity, religious freedom,
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  • including also the freedom ofspeech. There are battles
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  • regarding economic freedom andwork, and the right to work and
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  • prosper within our country. Yes,there is a war! And what kind of
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  • war is it? What is at stakehere? Francis Schaeffer, about
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  • thirty years ago made thisstatement: "We as
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  • Bible-believing Christians arelocked in a battle. This is not
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  • a friendly gentleman'sdiscussion. It is a life and
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  • death conflict between thespiritual hosts of wickedness
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  • and those who claim the name ofChrist." Where is the clear
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  • voice speaking to the crucialissues of the day with
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  • distinctively biblical answers?I want to be a clear voice
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  • today. I want you as God'speople to be a clear and
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  • compelling, distinctivelybiblical voice in our
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  • generation. We must raise thevoices of righteousness, of
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  • reason! And may we never sinwith our silence in the face of
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  • evil! They say silence isgolden; sometimes silence is
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  • just plain yellow! Courage,conviction and compassion. So,
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  • the issue that is a growingconcern in America is that of
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  • socialism. The President said inhis State of the Union address
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  • that "America will never be aSocialist nation." There were
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  • cheers that evening when thepresident made that statement. A
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  • few sat in silence becausethere's another element in the
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  • country that believes thatsocialism... a brand of
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  • democratic socialism orotherwise, is what America needs
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  • today. And so, what is at stake?This is a conflict... a
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  • confrontation between a way oflife, world-view, a philosophy
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  • of politics, but more thanpartisan politics, democrats and
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  • republicans, we always want toview issues through the lens of
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  • Scripture. What does the Biblesay? What does God say? So, the
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  • first thing we should do intaking on the issue of socialism
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  • as compared to Christianity...What does Christianity say to
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  • inform us on socialism? We needto define our terms. So, in
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  • defining the term socialism, isa political and philosophical
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  • economic system in which thereis government ownership of the
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  • means of production and theprimary focus on providing
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  • equality. Socialism favors largegovernment and government
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  • control of social services, andmuch more. In socialism the
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  • government is all important andis involved in every aspect of
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  • its peoples' lives, people thatit rules. Contrast this to
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  • capitalism. Most Americans havehistorically favored capitalism.
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  • So, what is capitalism? It isthe economic system in which
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  • there is private ownership...private ownership of property
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  • and goods, and the means ofproduction, and privately
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  • owned... private ownership. Andin capitalism there is a limited
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  • role for the presence and theforce of government in peoples'
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  • individual lives. Soeconomically and philosophically
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  • there is capitalism, there issocialism. Well, what does the
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  • Christian faith say? What doesthe Bible tell us about this
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  • issue? You say, "Well, it'smoney; it doesn't matter." Well,
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  • Jesus had more to say aboutmoney and ownership and the use
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  • of possessions that anyone elsein the Bible. The Bible is full
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  • of truth regarding how we are tolive our lives every day: how we
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  • are to earn money, spend money,save money and give money...
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  • through and through. So, moneyand economics is a spiritual
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  • issue. And it's certainly anational issue in our times. A
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  • recent USA Today report saidthat four in ten Americans
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  • embrace some form of socialism.Forty-three per cent! You say,
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  • "Is this a problem?" Okay, judgeyourself. Forty-three percent of
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  • Americans now say socialismwould be a good thing for the
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  • country. Fifty-one percentbelieves socialism would be a
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  • bad thing for the country. So,there it is! The gap is closing
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  • between the traditional views ofeconomy and capitalism in the
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  • United States as compared tosocialism. And more and more
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  • Americans, especiallyleft-leaning Americans, are
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  • adopting Marxists philosophies,especially among young people.
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  • And this often taught in elitistuniversities... secular
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  • universities, and sometimes inso-called Christian
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  • universities. But a recent pollof millennials... here come the
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  • millennials... ages 21 to 35. Arecent poll of millennials found
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  • that a majority... 58 percent ofmillennials would prefer to live
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  • in a socialist nation than acapitalist nation! Now that's
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  • interesting, of course. When youprobe a little deeper and ask
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  • more questions, only 33 percentof those surveyed of the
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  • millennials could actuallydefine socialism! "Oh dude, man!
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  • Party hard! It's social!"[laughter] But legitimate... but
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  • some, to be fair, some youngpeople see capitalism...
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  • corporate America as beinggreedy, without compassion,
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  • without concern, and we have toadmit that there is a lot greed
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  • in peoples' lives. I would say,there is greed, whether it is
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  • socialistic system or acapitalistic system. Greed is in
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  • the heart of every human being.But here's the thing: young
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  • people under thirty have notseen in their lifetime
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  • particularly the devastatingeffects of Soviet-style
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  • repression and oppressionthrough socialism and its big
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  • bad brother, Communism. This ispost Cold War. And a generation
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  • has arisen that either does notstudy history, know history,
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  • understand history or care.Socialism is fundamentally at
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  • odds with the Christian worldview. And seeks to suppress all
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  • peoples in support of the state.No one... And here's the big,
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  • bold statement I'm going tomake, and then I'm going to
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  • attempt to show you why in a fewminutes. But no one serious
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  • about their Christian faith canbe serious about supporting
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  • socialism! [applause] And here'swhy... here's why I say, and
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  • make that statement: Number one,secular... socialism is totally
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  • secular and is predicated onatheism. That is a fact! Our
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  • faith in Jesus Christ is builton the Word of God, the
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  • revelation of God... that Godexists, that we believe in the
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  • resurrection of Christ, and withthat faith, comes freedom to
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  • live an abundant life withliberty! But Karl Marx, the
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  • father of scientific socialism,considered religion of all
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  • kinds, and specificallyChristianity, as the opiate of
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  • the masses. You're on drugs ifyou believe in God. Marx, again,
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  • the philosopher of socialism,founder of Soviet State-style
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  • governments, believed CharlesDarwin's theories of evolution
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  • to explain the presence of lifeon earth: that man is just an
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  • advancing animal. And, ofcourse, if we are just animals,
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  • everyone and anyone can bedisposable based on the need of
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  • the state. But what does theBible say? Genesis chapter 1. I
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  • asked you to turn to it laterverses, 27 and 28.
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  • You can learn so much about theworld view of the Christian
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  • faith by reading your Bible, ofcourse, and beginning in Genesis
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  • it's all foundational to theScripture. Verse 27 of Genesis
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  • 1: 27) So God created man in hisown image, in the image of God
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  • he created him; male and femalehe created them. 28) And God
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  • blessed them. And God said tothem, "Be fruitful and multiply
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  • and fill the earth and subdueit, and have dominion over the
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  • fish of the sea and over thebirds of the heavens and over
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  • every living thing that moves onthe earth." Later, it went on to
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  • tell them in Genesis chapter 2that they were to possess the
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  • land, the garden that was given,and till the soil. The first man
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  • Adam was a farmer. And they weregiven property to possess and
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  • property in which to producegoods. And that became
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  • foundational to theJudeo-Christian ethic, Old
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  • Testament, New Testamentmorality. That God is! That God
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  • exists! That He has created usand made us in His own image!
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  • But the philosophical views ofthe socialists, like Marx and
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  • his disciples, say that God isnot needed for anything because
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  • God does not exist! In fact,God... the idea of God is
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  • harmful and must be forcefullyif necessary, removed from
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  • society. I'm telling you at thevery core of this philosophy,
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  • and yes, this political economicsystem is atheism. You say,
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  • "Well, that was then. That'sold-style socialism, communism."
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  • It would be a catastrophicmiscalculation to think that
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  • socialist hostility towardsreligion and Christianity
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  • specifically has changed in anyway since the days of Karl Marx.
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  • Socialist countries today aresecular in nature. Often
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  • repressing and oppressing peopleof faith, all faith! And
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  • particularly are determined toroot out Christianity. Name me
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  • one socialist style country,Communist or otherwise, that is
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  • open to faith without aoppression and suppression of
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  • that faith. It is at the veryroot, this thing called
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  • socialism, agnostic and evenatheistic. Secondly, I want to
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  • say the danger of socialismis... Socialism leads to misery,
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  • poverty, disease and death.Whereas the Bible teaches that
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  • Christ brings freedom and valueand creativity and innovation
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  • and service and liberty and lifeabundant! Again, just look
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  • what's happened around the worldwhere socialism and soviet style
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  • and socialist style andcommunist bred nations exist...
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  • death, misery, despair exist.It's an economic failure as well
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  • as spiritual failure. MargretThatcher, the great prime
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  • minister of Britain a number ofyears ago: she said, "The
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  • trouble with socialism is thatyou eventually run out of other
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  • peoples' money." It's a failureeconomically because it
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  • undermines not only the valueand dignity and worth of the
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  • individual, but it underminesthe value and dignity of work,
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  • the freedom to prosper, tocreate. There's so much
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  • complacency in socialism. Andmany do not work. In America
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  • socialism has produced a welfarestate of sorts. And that will
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  • not work for the future ofAmerica. It's not working now!
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  • In 1958 it was recorded in theCongressional Record these words
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  • written by a man named JeraldSmith. These words Have been
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  • quoted by a number of... ofspeakers and preachers,
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  • including my dear friend now inheaven, Dr. Adrian Rodgers. I
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  • first heard Adrian repeat this anumber of years ago. I want you
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  • to hear it today. So, in therecord of Congress, 1958: "You
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  • cannot legislate the poor intofreedom by legislating the
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  • wealthy out of freedom. What oneperson receives without working
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  • for another person must work forwithout receiving. The
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  • government cannot give toanybody... everybody anything
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  • that the government does notfirst take from somebody else.
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  • When half of the people get theidea that they do not have to
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  • work because the other half isgoing to take care of them, and
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  • when the other half gets theidea that it does no good to
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  • work because someone else isgoing to get what they've worked
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  • for, that, my friend, is the endof a nation." [applause] You
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  • say, "Is that the Bible?" No,it's not the Bible, but here's
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  • what the Bible says. In 1Thessalonians the Bible says, [2
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  • Thessalonians 3:10] "If a manwon't work, neither shall he
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  • eat." Every healthy personshould work! And that includes
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  • senior adults in so-calledretirement. The goal of your
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  • life is not to get to the beachand better your tan! Or lower
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  • your golf score when you quitworking! The goal of your life
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  • is to honor God, glorify God byworking hard your entire life
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  • and serving Him with whatHe has given to us for His
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  • glory! That's the goal of yourwork life, [applause] and it
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  • never stops!
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  • [Music]
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  • Culture's views often differdrastically from what the Bible
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  • says about truth. And it iscritical that Christians be able
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  • to engage our cultureappropriately over such divisive
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  • cultural issues and to do itwith wisdom, love and grace. I
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  • want to help you do that bysending you my book, "Culture
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  • Wise." Tackling sevenhotly-debated topics "Culture
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  • Wise" will equip you to thinkand speak biblically about the
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  • issues that we're facing today.My prayer is that as you grow
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  • confident in God's truth thatyou will grow in your compassion
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  • towards people who sodesperately need to know Jesus
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  • jackgraham.org or call to orderyour copy of "Culture Wise". And
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  • thank you for helping reach morepeople around the world with the
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  • message of Jesus.
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  • Now let me say the Bible does
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  • not endorse any one politicalsystem. I mean, Christianity
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  • thrived in the midst ofimperialism, Roman imperialism.
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  • The Jewish nations survivedagainst monarchies and all the
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  • rest. The Christian faith willsurvive, but we have a
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  • responsibility in the culture tospeak to our issues and to have
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  • the kind of government thatreflects our virtues and our
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  • values. We do not... the Bibledoes not, I must honestly say,
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  • endorse capitalism, as well associalism. It leans toward
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  • clearly capitalistic stylegovernment. But the point is,
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  • what the Bible does teach us isfreedom! The great freedom that
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  • we have in Christ, in thechurch, and God help us, in the
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  • nation. The Bible does endorsefreedom and private ownership
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  • and the value and worth of thesoul and the work of mankind. It
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  • values a free enterprise marketsystem that decentralizes
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  • economic power! That's clear!Socialism supresses the poor and
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  • steals from the rich, andlegislates theft, and elevates
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  • envy. Socialism is stealing! Itis stealing from people who have
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  • earned what they have worked toearn, and giving it to people
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  • who have not earned what theyhave been given. Socialism
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  • focuses on the government andthe state. "Why would you need
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  • God if you have government?" Itturns government into your big
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  • brother and it violates thecommandments of God. By contrast
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  • the Bible teaches the dignity ofthe individual, the worth of the
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  • soul, the right of ownership,the privilege and the blessing
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  • of work, and that the Christianfaith could have the freedom and
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  • the fight to take our message tothe world, and to give people
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  • not a handout, but to give themChrist and His love. Just think
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  • of all of the Gospel that hasbeen preached in America!
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  • Churches that have been built!Missions that have started.
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  • Ministries that have begunbecause hardworking people like
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  • you have earned enough money,however large or small it would
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  • be, have earned enough money toinvest it in the work of Jesus
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  • Christ! And think of themissionaries that have been sent
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  • around the world from America!God's churches in this country,
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  • working in a free enterprisesystem and using our money to
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  • fulfill The Great Commission.May God help us to be the people
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  • God has called us to be! I closewith this: Rodney Stark is an
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  • historian and he quotes aChinese leader from... this is a
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  • recent quote. Because you knowChina, of course, is on the move
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  • economically and otherwise inthe world. But listen to what
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  • this Chinese senior leader saidabout America. "One of the
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  • things we were asked to lookinto was what accounted for the
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  • success... in fact, thepreeminence of the West over all
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  • the world. We studied everythingwe could from historical,
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  • political, economic and culturalperspective. At first, we
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  • thought it was because you hadmore powerful guns than we have.
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  • Then we thought it was becauseyou had the best political
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  • system. Next, we focused on youreconomic system. But in the past
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  • 20 years we have realized thatthe heart of your culture is
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  • your religion, Christianity.That is why the West is so
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  • powerful. The Christian moralfoundation of social and
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  • cultural life was what madepossible the emergence of
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  • capitalism, and then thesuccessful transition to
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  • democratic politics. We don'thave any doubt about this!" And
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  • neither do I! It is theChristian faith [applause] that
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  • brought about the greatness ofthis nation.
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  • May we
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  • like the men and women who havegone before us, fighting
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  • physical battles for the sake offreedom. May we be willing to
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  • stand for truth andrighteousness, and to fight the
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  • good fight of faith! And trustin a God who will bless us
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  • according to His own will andways. May God bless America.
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  • Our battles includethe sanctity of life, the
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  • sacredness of biblical marriage,sexual identity, religious
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  • freedom and yes economic freedomand the right to prosper within
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  • a nation. My prayer is that justlike the men and women who have
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  • fought physical battles for thesake of freedom, that we would
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  • be willing to stand for truthand righteousness and to fight
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  • the good fight of faith and maywe return to the values which
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  • make America a great nation.Every generation must be willing
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  • to stand for truth and live forrighteousness, to be a prophetic
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  • voice and a pastoral voice toour world. And we all love
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  • freedom and those of us who dolove freedom should respond to
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  • this call. Now to help yourespond to the call and navigate
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  • some of our culture's mostcontroversial issues with grace
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