God and USA's Economy

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    Christmas retail sales account for a significant portion of how well our economy is doing.

    As you know, there are a relative few of us in this country who do not keep these holidays because we do not find instructions in the Bible to keep these days and upon examination Christmas and Easter both have their origins in pagan celebrations.

    What I would like to point out is that I don't believe God cares about our economy as much as the humans in this nation do. We snub God and refuse to keep His Holy Days all listed in the Bible and we keep pagan holidays that are abomination to Him when you read some of the practices associated with these ancient pagan festivals.

    We deserve the worst depression ever witnessed in this world and if the Bible is true it will come. Because the time of Jacob's trouble is described as the worse time of trouble ever to come on a nation and how much we do deserve it.

    You better be thankful for what you have right now because it is definitely going to be all removed from us because of all of our sins!

    I wanted to state this since I see very few others concerned about God in all this economic turmoil...

    And we are robbing God of HIS tithes as well as offerings...

    The tithe is Holy to God and it is not ours to begin with so we are not giving God our money we are giving to God what He owns which is 100% of what we have but He only requires you give 10% and you can keep the 90% which is really God's but He allows you to use it.

    Think about it...
     
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    I occasionally think that everything in the world today can be narrowed down to politics and economy.

    But that's just me.
     
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    The reason our economy sucks is because we are disobedient to God's commandments. Were we to obey the commandments of God, we would prosper in the land. but when we break them as a people, we have no problem.

    The Lord has commanded us to be honest and deal honestly with our brethren and we haven't.
    The Lord has commanded us to be Holy and instead we have been corrupt.
    The Lord has commanded us to work if we want to eat, but we think all are entitled to food if we don't labor for it.
    The Lord commanded us to be humble and avoid pride. Yet we are proud people who care more for looking better than others or what we "deserve" rather than what we need.
    The Lord commanded us to pay and honest tithe and be good stewards over what He has given us, yet we ignore the princples of thrift and frugality to satisfy our lusts.

    If we listened to half the commandments of the Lord, we would all be much better off financially and able to help those who really need it.
     
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    For someone who wants to tell us about Christianity, you don't seem to understand much about its origins. It was one of the tactics of the early church to take those pagan festivals and co-opt them. Rather than make the people give up their celebrations, they were simply told, "it means this now". Remember, Jesus said "what you bind on earth, will be bound in heaven". It ISN'T a matter of paganism worming its way into Christianity, but the other way around.
     
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    BTW, what's more pagan that a tri-partite God or a man-God hybrid? That's straight out of the pagan handbook!!!
     
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    The original Church was composed mostly of Jews--flesh-born Israelites.

    The early problem they had was the members wanted to cling to the rituals of Judaism.

    But later, after the Gentile converts outnumbered the Jews there was a movement to remove everything "Jewish" in the Church.

    No more 7th Day Sabbath, no more Passover/Days of Unleavened Bread, etc. Then to replace these days, these pro-Gentile forces substituted pagan observances in place of God's Sabbaths and God's true saints left this Roman church and are scattered and almost invisible to the world today.

    There is divine healing in their church groups. I have been healed a number of times by anointing and following the instructions of James 5. We keep God's Sabbath Days both weekly and annual and we obey the dietary laws (clean and unclean) meats and have a lot of other doctrines that are different from mainstream Christianity today but can be found and proved to be valid doctrines in God's Holy Word.

    Paganism is not allowed in God's true Church. It is not a matter who wormed its away into whom, but a matter of a false church that the world thinks is the Church that Christ founded which is not true. God's true Church obeys God and Christ and follows the Commandments and instructions written down in the Bible from Genesis to Revelation as best we can. It is pure, undefiled not stained with paganism.

    Tithing is one of those doctrines we obey: 1st Tithe, 2nd Tithe and the 3rd Tithe.

    Hope that clears up any misunderstanding.
     
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    You are being sarcastic, aren't you?
    God has nothing to do with capitalism.
     
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    Which origional church?
    Sun worshippers?
     

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