Pastor Bradford Winship has been teaching the Scriptures for over 25 years. He holds a BA and MA degree in Theology from a Conservative Christian University and a Masters in Business Administration. He is a native of Bergen County, New Jersey, and now lives with his wife and four sons in Middlesex County.
God and Country Radio is an outreach ministry of Harbor Bible Fellowship Church in Laurence Harbor, NJ.
Proverbs 13:23 says: Abundant food is in the fallow ground of the poor, but it is swept away by injustice.”
Socialism exacerbates the human tendency to believe that someone else owes them something for merely existing. This is euphemistically called entitlements today.
Micah 2:1-2 says: Woe to those who scheme iniquity, who work out evil on their beds! When morning comes they do it, for it is in th power of their hands. They covet fields and then seize them, and houses and take them away. They rob a man and his house, a man and his inheritance.
Jesus said as recorded by Matthew in 20:15: Is it not lawful for Me to do what I wish with what is my own? Or is your eye envious because I am generous?
Socialism is gaining adherents today because it confuses biblical principles such as the ones just cited.