Fwd: [asa] Creation Care Magazine

From: j burg <hossradbourne@gmail.com>
Date: Wed Jan 16 2008 - 13:02:08 EST

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From: j burg <hossradbourne@gmail.com>
Date: Jan 16, 2008 12:01 PM
Subject: Re: [asa] Creation Care Magazine
To: Janice Matchett <janmatch@earthlink.net>

Janice wrote: "While it remained, *was it not your own*? .."

I take it that your argument is that, based on that one verse in scripture,
the Colismo quotation is negated.

In the OT, God reminded the Hebrews that they were "tenants" in the land. So
unless the NT trumps the OT, the argument fails.


 On 1/15/08, Janice Matchett <janmatch@earthlink.net> wrote:
> At 05:48 PM 1/4/2008, j burg wrote:
> Janice wrote: "who knows that *one of the "good things" they hate is
> private individual property rights."*
> The Mexican statesman *Colisimo once said: "We don't own land. We just
> lease it from our grandchildren." I always thought that was a good quote*.
> That and similar statements got him assassinated, by the way. ~ Burgy
> *@* Let's see how that platitude -- I mean, "qood quote" works here:
> Acts 5: Barnabas sells a piece of property he owns and voluntarily gave
> all the money to the Apostles. Ananias and Saphira decided to do the same
> - except they sold a property ...and lied about how much they had been paid.
> Peter said, 'Ananias, why has Satan filled your heart to lie to the Holy
> Spirit and pretend that you were giving all the money you got from the sale
> to the church?... While it remained, *was it not your own*? .."
> Ananias and Saphira said, no it was not our own .. you know that *we don't
> really own the land, we just lease it from our grandchildren. * After
> all, we agree with the French socialist Proudhon who said, "Property is
> theft."
> ~ Janice

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