Posts Tagged ‘Corrupt Governments’
The Watchman: Daily Devotion, “Radical, Corrupt Governments” Similarly, the Term (Osheq) “Oppression” Has Two Primary Meanings: (2) “Extortion” (As in Isaiah 54:14). AKA Global Governments–New Word Order Fools!
Daily Devotional: Ecclesiastes 5:8 tn Heb “robbery.” The noun (gezel, “robbery”) refers to the wrestling away of righteousness or the perversion of justice (HALOT 186 s.v. version of justice (HALOT 186 s.v. ). The related forms of the root mean “to rob; to loot” (HALOT 186 s.v. ). The term “robbery” is used as a figure for the perversion of justice (hypocatastasis): just as a thief robs his victims through physical violence, so corrupt government officials “rob” the poor through the perversion of justice. All good things must come to an end (New World Order Hopefuls) Whether societies are ruled by ruthless dictators or more well-meaning representatives, they fall apart in time, with different degrees of severity. Revelation 18:11-13 The merchants, who gained wealth and perverse pleasures from this world’s system of religion and commerce, cry and lament because it…Read More