Sunday, December 20, 2009

A Christmas Meditation - American Style

In 2002 the federal budget was $2.1 trillion and the federal debt had reached $6 trillion.  To help you get a handle on the meaning of this, suppose that the day Christ was born, you had $2.1 trillion to spend ... if you spent $3 million a day, each day, you would barely have completed your task by the year 2000.

- R.C. Sproul Jr.,  Biblical Economics

1 comment:

Jharlan said...

Edwards has some good material on charity, I think the study of which would be a help to anyone's understanding of a biblical economics. I find especially fascinating his refutation of several excuses for abstaining from charity.