Is the National Debt a Sin?

Can We Ask Our Children to Pay Our Debt and Still Call Ourselves Good ARPChurch Anthony R Locke FirstPresTuckerEvery time Christians elect politicians willing to spend more in taxes than we collect, we cosign our good names to the generational theft from future generations. This is a great sin.

What is the role of the Church? We need to preach against stealing.

Is our national debt really stealing? It is no different than taking a credit card out in our child’s name. If we borrow for our own comforts, and borrow more than we can every hope to pay back, then we are shifting the responsibility for that debt to them. Regardless of our good intentions, that’s white collar crime.

The Greatest Generation will be known, by future generations, as the Morally Bankrupt Generation. We are borrowing money to give charity (Welfare, Medicaid and Food Stamps) on the backs of our grand-children. It will be known as the Greatest Crime in a Thousand Years.

Nehemiah tells us how to fix it if we are willing to get involved.

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Did Jesus Really Descend into Hell?

Did Jesus Really Descend into HellConfessing that Jesus descended into Hell tells us what really happened in the darkness. It is the real story told from God’s perspective. Mel Gibson’s movie “The Passion of the Christ” tells the story from Man’s perspective, but Jesus descended further. Jesus descended into Hell.

We all learned this in grade school. The whole is greater than the sum of the parts. It’s like saying, “step back from the trees and see the forest.”

The Apostle’s Creed provides the visible pieces to the puzzle. Jesus was crucified, died and was buried.

Not step back and get the big picture from God’s perspective — Jesus Descended into Hell.

This sermon also explains John Calvin’s position

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