One of the temptations of Jesus (whose real name was Joshua, but the way) was when the Devil offered him political power over the world, and he refused it.
Then there was Jesus’ comment about being unable to serve both God and money.
The lust for money, and the lust for political power. The trouble those two things have wrought in the world! Most especially when they’re combined.
Governments have killed more people in the world than everything else combined. That’s what political power does.
And then we have the lust for money. And when the lust for money is combined with the lust for political power, one thing it manifests itself as are central banks.
Since the Fed was created in 1914, the dollar has lost 99% of its value, and the
The human suffering the Fed has caused has been catastrophic.
Most people don’t know it, but almost all of our income taxes go to pay the interest on the national debt. And who is that interest owned to? International banks. People are working to give their money to multibillionaire international financiers.
These banks, looking for profits in all places, have financed both sides in major wars. They financed the Nazis. They remind me of the Ferengi from Star Trek: peace is good for business, and war is good for business.
Even though both Jesus and Paul condemned the lust for political power and the lust for money, these condemnations don’t appear to have penetrated into the minds of the leaders of churches.
While some of these leaders understood the role of what I’ve heard called “the munitions men,” most apparently don’t have a clue about “the money men” – central banks ruled by international financiers. The ones who fund the munitions men.
How many of them know the Great Depression was created and then extended by the inept manipulations of the Fed? And that the depression spread to
You can make the argument World War II in large part was caused by the lust for money. So, then both Jesus and
Simple comments, thousands of years old, and they still have not penetrated into people’s minds.