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Friday, 03 February 2017 SANITIZING JESUS Jim Jordal 49
Tuesday, 13 December 2016 ADVENT FOR THE NATIONS Jim Jordal 62
Thursday, 03 November 2016 WHEN RELIGION SPEAKS TRUTH TO POWER Jim Jordal 75
Thursday, 27 October 2016 GOD SPEAKS ON POLITICAL CAMPAIGN ISSUES Jim Jordal 67
Thursday, 29 September 2016 JESUS AND THE LAW Jim Jordal 76
Thursday, 04 August 2016 WORSHIP WITHOUT JUSTICE OFFENDS GOD Jim Jordal 86
Wednesday, 13 July 2016 THE PROPHET AMOS SPEAKS TO AMERICA Jim Jordal 117
Wednesday, 29 June 2016 WHO STEERS YOUR BOAT? Jim Jordal 106
Friday, 03 June 2016 TRUMPED Jim Jordal 132
Thursday, 03 March 2016 OBEDIENCE RATHER THAN SACRIFICE Jim Jordal 179
Thursday, 17 December 2015 FOR UNTO US A CHILD IS BORN Jim Jordal 267
Wednesday, 18 November 2015 BE THANKFUL IN ALL THINGS Jim Jordal 291
Wednesday, 21 October 2015 LAWLESS CHRISTIANS Jim Jordal 366
Sunday, 13 September 2015 CAN CHRISTIANS BE PATRIOTS? Jim Jordal 300
Wednesday, 19 August 2015 WHAT DOES AMERICA CELEBRATE? Jim Jordal 308
Thursday, 30 July 2015 MRY, MOTHER OF JESUS, PROPHESIES WHAT HER SON WILL ACCOMPLISH Jim Jordal 312
Wednesday, 22 July 2015 A CHRISTIAN TRAGEDY Jim Jordal 320
Thursday, 25 June 2015 WHAT'S IT ALL ABOUT? Jim Jordal 360
Thursday, 21 May 2015 CHRISTIANITY lite Jim Jordal 349
Wednesday, 06 May 2015 PSALM 82 SPEAKS TRUTH TO POWER Jim Jordal 300
Wednesday, 01 April 2015 THE GREAT SUPPER Jim Jordal 405
Tuesday, 23 December 2014 PEACE AS AN OUTCOME OF RIGHTEOUSNESS Jim Jordal 367
Wednesday, 12 November 2014 FOR THIS IS MAN'S ALL Jim Jordal 388
Wednesday, 05 November 2014 FISHING FROM THE DOCK Jim Jordal 387
Thursday, 16 October 2014 RITUAL VERSUS REALITY Jim Jordal 383
Thursday, 11 September 2014 WHAT'S REAL THESE DAYS? Jim Jordal 404
Thursday, 21 August 2014 PURE RELIGION Jim Jordal 427
Thursday, 14 August 2014 TAKING SIDES Jim Jordal 474
Wednesday, 30 July 2014 ELIJAH SPEAKS TRUTH TO POWER Jim Jordal 478
Thursday, 17 July 2014 JUSTICE WINS! Jim Jordal 448
Thursday, 10 July 2014 WHAT IF? Jim Jordal 454
Wednesday, 05 March 2014 THE WHOLE DUTY OF MAN Jim Jordal 481
Wednesday, 29 January 2014 THE JUDGMENT OF NATIONS Jim Jordal 498
Wednesday, 15 January 2014 "PREPARE YE THE WAY OF THE LORD" Jim Jordal 498
Wednesday, 15 January 2014 WHY JUSTICE? Jim Jordal 531
Wednesday, 15 January 2014 WHEN GOD'S JUDGMENT RULES Jim Jordal 530
Wednesday, 15 January 2014 WHICH WOLF ARE YOU FEEDING? Jim Jordal 613
Wednesday, 15 January 2014 A PREFERENTIAL OPTION FOR THE POOR Jim Jordal 564
Sunday, 08 September 2013 DISCERNING THE TIMES Jim Jordal 601
Sunday, 08 September 2013 SPIRITUAL PEACE AT ANY PRICE Jim Jordal 635
Thursday, 05 September 2013 APOCALYPSE ISN'T WHAT YOU THINK Jim Jordal 566
Thursday, 05 September 2013 FIVE MINUTES FOR JUSTICE Jim Jordal 612
Thursday, 05 September 2013 POINTLESS ARGUMENTS PREVENT ACTION Jim Jordal 575
Thursday, 11 July 2013 HOW TO GROW YOUR CHURCH Jim Jordal 576
Thursday, 04 July 2013 WHAT GOD REQUIRES Jim Jordal 604
Thursday, 04 July 2013 KNOWING JESUS IS ADVOCATING FOR JUSTICE Jim Jordal 601
Thursday, 04 July 2013 DOING JESUS: ACTIVE FAITH Jim Jordal 574
Thursday, 04 July 2013 WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO "FOLLOW" JESUS? Jim Jordal 646
Thursday, 04 July 2013 ONE AND A HALF COOKIES Jim Jordal 567
Thursday, 14 March 2013 JUSTICE IS RIGHTEOUSNESS Jim Jordal 754
 
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  • HISTORICAL EPISODES ILLUSTRATING DIVINE PRINCIPLES  ( 7 items )
  • CORPORATE PREDATORS  ( 8 items )
  • AMERICA: DOMINATOR OR SERVANT?  ( 17 items )
  • BASIC INCOME GUARANTEE  ( 8 items )
    Basic Income Grants (BIG) are also called Guaranteed Annual Incomes, National Dividends, and a variety of other names. What they all envision is a guaranteed annual income for all citizens to be paid by government. They are not Guaranteed Annual Wages because this grant would be paid regardless of employment status. The entire concept is based upon biblical Jubilee, uner which all citizens jointly owned national productive resources (land) and thus had access to adequate family income.
  • POVERTY AND THE POOR  ( 34 items )

    Most Americans today express concern about poverty, but seem overwhelmed by the immensity and complexity of the problem. Some view the issue as too big and too expensive to ever be solved, while others think the problem belongs to someone else---in this case the poor themselves. Many carry a simplistic, single causation view that assigns the problem to a single factor, such as poor education, single parenthood, or poor personal decision-making.

    But Scripture identifies poverty mainly with oppression by persons and human systems having power to control and manipulate what happens in world economies. Therefore we should be interested in poverty because we all bear some responibility for its existence and hold a major stake in efforts to eradicate or at least lessen its incidence.

  • U.S.ECONOMIC JUSTICE--ISSUES  ( 89 items )

    You can't open a media publication or view a TV news program without being faced by some issue of economic justice, although it may at first glance appear to be political or social  in nature. America cannot afford to ignore these issues, since they tear at the fabric of our society and crush ever-increasing numbers of our people.

  • JESUS THE ECONOMIST  ( 35 items )

    Jesus taught much more than personal salvation. His message, as expressed in what many call The Nazareth Manifesto (Luke 4:16-19), concerns nothing less than gospel (good news) to the poor, healing to the brokenhearted, liberty to captives and those oppressed, recovery of sight to the blind, and the proclamation of Jubilee justice to the suffering earth. Some Christians attempt to spiritualize this powerful message by claiming that this promised deliverance will be either in heaven at some later time, or, if on earth, than only symbolic and spiritual in nature. But the life of Jesus illustrates His identification with the poor and marginalized of society, and His clear declaration that He came, not to destroy the law, but to fulfil it, indicates the physical earthiness and reality of His message.

  • INCOME INEQUALITY  ( 22 items )

    Income inequality increases rapidly over the earth as the rich use their control over the laws and productive resources of the earth to enhance their social, political, and economic power.

  • MONEY CONTROL EQUALS POWER  ( 22 items )

    A famous world financier once said that he "didn't care who made the laws as long as I control the money." Control of the money supply and laws relating to finance remain the chief method used by the few to maintain power over the masses.

  • RESTORATIVE JUSTICE  ( 12 items )

    Jubilee deliverance as found in Scripture carries a strong component of restorative justice. Contrasted to retribution or revenge, restorative justice concerns itself with restoring what has been lost to victims and dignity and restored productive citizenship to offenders.

  • CHARITY, ADVOCACY, ACTION  ( 17 items )

    Wonderful as it is, charity alone cannot adequately deal with poverty and destitution. Advocacy against the systems and structures contributing to poverty is also needed, as is political action in support of economic and social justice for all.

  • BABYLON FALLS  ( 12 items )

    Babylon is the name given by Scripture to historical world economic, political, and social structures in opposition to God. Today we experience a great shaking as these unjust world systems of oppression and tyranny come under Divine judgment.

  • OPPRESSIVE WEALTH  ( 49 items )

    There is nothing inherently wrong with being rich. What is wrong is that so much wealth is gained through oppression and manipulation, and is then used to perpetuate power and control over society.

  • GLOBALIZATION  ( 29 items )

    Globalization could be a great blessing to the earth were it not controlled by greedy persons and institutions using it as an instrument of global aggrandizement and control.

  • ECONOMIC JUSTICE IN BIBLE HISTORY  ( 38 items )

    The historical books of the Bible contain scores of examples of economic justice and injustice practiced by various national leaders and their cohorts. These accounts appear for our learning and admonition in these last days (Rom. 15:4 and I Cor. 10:11).

  • THE LAW OF MOSES AND JUBILEE JUSTICE  ( 27 items )

    Jubilee justice is a main component of the Law of Moses. God's requirement for justice among people and nations remains in effect regardless of the attempts by many to discount it as mere legalism.