Rasputin “The Holy Devil”-Bolshevik Revolution & Socialist Russia

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Rasputin “The Holy Devil”-Bolshevik Revolution & Socialist Russia

Rasputin, described as “The Holy Devil,” moved to St. Petersburg in 1906 and began to gain access to the royal family of Tsar Nicholas II.
Posing as a mystic, Rasputin was known for strange prophecies, claims of superstitious healing powers, and sexual excesses.
As the Tsar and his family came under Rasputin’s spell, the monarch’s credibility suffered, his authority was undermined, and public distrust spread.
At this time, Tsar Nicholas escalated his father’s policy of restricting Jews and implementing a full anti-Jewish “pogrom” of cruel persecution…
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A Fancy Dinner Isn’t a Moral Failure

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A Fancy Dinner Isn’t a Moral Failure

JOHN STONESTREET WITH MARIA BAER

Earlier this month, when celebrity chef Thomas Keller was interviewed by NPR about his new cookbook, his interviewer wasn’t all that interested in the recipes. Instead, he wanted to talk about the $850-per-plate price tag at Keller’s recently reopened San Francisco restaurant.

With so many people struggling financially due to the pandemic, asked the reporter, is it really “fair” to charge that much per plate? Or is it, to use his words, “tone deaf.”

That an interview, which was likely intended to be a puff piece, turned into a social justice diatribe is further proof that worldview affects everything.

To be clear, I cannot imagine ever spending $850 for a meal, but the reporter’s problem had nothing to do with prudence or financial stewardship. The problem with the price tag, according to the reporter, is not that some people would not have access to food, but that everyone would not have equal access to Thomas Keller’s food. In other words, his was a problem with the free market. And, of course, having a problem with the free market is all the rage these days…

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Socialism Ruins Economies, Even Worse –Socialism KILLS

During the  20th-century communism (which is a form of socialism) and socialist governments have murdered at least 94 million people.

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Socialism Ruins Economies, Even Worse –Socialism KILLS

As socialism takes over the Democratic Party, opponents of this failed philosophy are quick to point out how it’s ruined economies, look at Venezuela they would say, or the lack of food in North Korea, the bread lines in Cuba. And it’s all true. But they neglect to point out the worst part, socialism has killed almost 100 million people in the last century…

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“I have a dream … where little black boys and black girls will be able to join hands with little white boys and white girls and walk together as sisters and brothers,”
stated Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., August 28, 1963, at the Civil Rights March in Washington, D.C.

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American Pastors Network Discusses Capitalism vs. Socialism, as These Economic Issues Become Election Issues

Many on both sides of the political coin have reservations about the talk of socialism creeping into the 2020 presidential election conversations.

As the topic of socialism has become more prevalent in America, the American Pastors Network (APN) has explored the hot-button issue on its popular daily radio program, Stand in the Gap Today,” which airs on over 400 radio stations nationwide; many carry the show live from noon to 1 p.m. ET.

APN President Sam Rohrer says if he made the bold statement, “God is a Capitalist,” how would many react? Agree or disagree? Be indifferent? Have to consider the question further?

“Or how about these questions: ‘Does the Bible teach the tenets of capitalism?’ ‘Does God hate communism and its younger sister socialism?’” Rohrer added. “These issues are confronting the American people and our entire perspective of freedom—Capitalism vs. Socialism—Moral vs. Evil. Many discuss these questions politically, economically and emotionally. But we should be looking at it biblically—from the pages of Scripture—as well.”

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Contra Socialism, Communism, etc.

From: https://reformedbooksonline.com/contra-socialism-communism-etc/ 

Article: Rutherford, Samuel – Question 16: “Whether or not a Despotical and Masterly Dominion of Men and Things Agree to the King Because he is the King”  in Lex Rex  1646

Replace the word ‘king’ with ‘civil magistrate’ and this chapter is a masterly delineation of how Socialism (and many political ideas close thereto, rampant in the modern political scene) is contrary to natural law and the Word of God.  More importantly, read to learn what the various positive relations are by Creation between individuals, property, the State, the family, Scripture, etc.

Rutherford’s original context was arguing against the divine-right of kings, which held that kings implicitly owned all of their subjects and all of their property.  Rutherford demonstrates otherwise and sets forth the grounds of natural and Biblical political theory.