Jesus of Nazareth acknowledged and did much approximately cash and gear in his personal time.  But Jesus wasn’t a “free industry capitalist,” regardless of what a few conservative Christians would prefer us to think within the 21stcentury.

·      Jesus occupied the Temple in Jerusalem—effectively the nationwide financial institution of his time—and threw out those that have been exploiting the poor.

·      Jesus geared up fishermen whose were wrecked through the Roman Empire.

·      His fans integrated strong “women of means,” like Mary Magdalene, who was once final on the move, first on the tomb, and who went directly to develop into missionaries.

·       Jesus taught “in the streets,” preaching that God’s “side” isn't that of the rich and robust; and that every one believers have to confront inequality now.

·       And more…

#OccupytheBible is an eye-opening, no-holds barred examine the real message of Jesus, utilizing the scriptures which are foundational for the Christian faith. #OTB is additionally a pragmatic “how to” advisor for strength Christian “occupiers”—people in actual fact devoted to confronting the emerging poverty and monetary inequality within the usa utilizing the robust, unvarnished message of Jesus of Nazareth."

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The “Rapture” refers back to the concept that precise Christian believers should be “caught up” into heaven correct earlier than the violent judgment that might happen on the moment Coming of Christ. the remainder of humanity, the sinners and unbelievers, could be left in the back of to undergo the pangs of judgment for 1000 years. A marvelous forty-one percentage of usa citizens, in response to a 2010 Pew ballot, think that Christ will or most likely will go back of their lifetimes. 169 yet what occurs to our religion whilst our eyes are thinking about the upcoming finish of historical past, and never at the hungry, the ailing, the bad, and people in criminal who're correct in entrance people, without delay? What occurs is we omit the very middle of what Jesus taught, and we're not able even to appreciate that the true Apocalypse is occurring this minute, in background. the true Apocalypse is fiscal; people who find themselves “left at the back of” are left at the back of during this economic climate, now not in a few fantastical Rapture. And it's fantastical. each prediction that Christ is ready to come, akin to the predictions of Harold tenting in 2011, has been proved fallacious. however the monetary Apocalypse is upon us. This Apocalypse is the buildup of calamitous monetary judgements the U.S. has revamped the earlier thirty years or extra, yet rather through the prior management, that have set this kingdom on a direction towards nice devastation. “Great devastation” is among the definitions of the time period Apocalypse. This devastation is being attributable to the biblical snapshot of 4 horsemen, purely those 4 horsemen are known as warfare, recession, tax cuts, and debt. unfunded wars and tax cuts for the wealthy have created the nationwide debt apocalypse. The Iraq conflict is the “three trillion greenback battle” in response to Joseph Stiglitz, Nobel laureate and economist. a hundred and seventy The Bush management, after “wildly lowballing” the price of the Iraq struggle at 50 to 60 billion money, endured to hide the genuine final analysis, in line with Stiglitz. in addition to the pricy conflict in Afghanistan that continues to be occurring, those wars jointly are the financial iceberg that hit the U. S. deficit with calamitous effects. one other reason for the present debt Apocalypse is the Bush-era tax cuts. until those tax cuts are repealed, they are going to be the loss of life of the us as a good, jobs-producing financial system over the longer term. those tax cuts are a massive explanation for the explosion within the deficit. however the financial proposals from conservatives, together with Paul Ryan and Mitt Romney, will as a substitute make monstrous cuts to social courses that deal with the bad, the aged, childrens, and people looking paintings. The that means of revelation is to discover what's hidden. what's hidden within conservative finances proposals is the tip of the social safeguard internet for plenty of americans. we'd go back to the yank of sooner than the mid-twentieth century, the place the aged occasionally starved, young ones have been usually malnourished, many went with no even not less than health-care, and those that have been out of labor have been out of success. If the conservative funds proposals take impression, the non-partisan middle on finances and coverage Priorities estimates, through 2022, non-defense spending will be reduce by means of fifty nine percentage, together with courses like Medicare and Medicaid.

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