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Rendering to Caesar the Things that are God’s

Statism the golden Calf of the Modern World

Statism the golden Calf of the Modern World



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Israel worshiped a golden calf. Many Christians in the world today, especially the western world, worship a golden calf as well. But this is not a physical golden calf. It is the golden calf of socialism, the god of statism. This false god is one of the greatest threats to Christianity in the 21st century. In recent elections we have seen people tearing off their \"golden rings\" and clamoring for such a god. To those who worship this golden calf it seems to be a good god that will do good things for them. It promises them provision, security, comfort, and much more. Beware! This god will gradually consume you, your family, your business, and your freedom.
This booklet exposes one of the greatest threats to Christianity today and one of the greatest problems the world faces. Applying the ideas presented here would turn America around.

About the Author:

Stephen McDowell is co-founder of the Providence Foundation and President of its Biblical Worldview University. In 28 years of full time work with the Foundation, Stephen has trained people from 100 countries to apply Biblical truth in all spheres of life. He has traveled to 35 nations in six continents where he has consulted with government officials, assisted in writing political documents, advised political parties, and started Christian schools and Biblical worldview training centers. He has authored and co-authored over 20 books, videos, and training courses including Liberating the Nations and America’s Providential History. McDowell holds a master’s degree in geophysics, served for several years as a pastor, and has been an adjunct professor at Regent University. Stephen and his wife Beth live in Charlottesville, Virginia, and have four children and two grandchildren.

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