Flashcards in Doing Right Deck (11):
According to Gill, some scholars have argued that the eighth commandment was originally confined to...
What practice was forbidden among the Isrealites?
Charging interest on loans.
Jesus' main focus in his teaching on economics is on simplicity, gratitude, and generosity.
Our neighbors have a need for certain basic material things, but this doesn't necessarily mean they have a right to their property.
How is theft bad for the thief as well as the victim?
Stealing is evidence if the thief's slavery to material object.
The whole earth.
The chief reason we are tempted to steal is because...
we live in a materialistic culture of consumption.
Too much wealth can lead one away from dependence on God and into a false sense of strength and virtue.
The organizing, foundational principle of any authentic Christian approach to economic life is...
Biblically speaking, it is a sin to be rich.