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Affluent Christian Investor | August 7, 2020

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September 16, 2015 |

Mind Your Business

“Be still before the Lord and wait patiently for him; do not fret when people succeed in their ways, when they carry out their wicked schemes”

– Psalm 37:7.

Today’s verse contains three commands for you to follow. … Read More

September 15, 2015 |

Dark Nights

“For his anger lasts only a moment, but his favor lasts a lifetime; weeping may stay for the night, but rejoicing comes in the morning”

– Psalm 30:5.

There are seasons of life where things don’t go well. … Read More

September 15, 2015 |

This Time Budget Battle Needs GOP Resolution

Two weeks ago the government bragged about how the deficit would be much smaller this year than anticipated.

“In a report providing political ammunition to both parties,” reported the Associated Press, “Congress’ official budget analyst projected Tuesday that this … Read More

September 14, 2015 |

Colonial Pastors Prophesied a Warning to Our Generation

In 1788 Pastor Samuel Langdon preached wisdom which resonates to this very day which righteously warns, “Do not let openly irreligious and immoral men become your legislators. How can you expect good laws to be made by men who have … Read More

September 14, 2015 |

Why Fear Can Be Good for Smart Investors

Fear, at least the fear measured by the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX), is in high feather right now on Wall Street. And that’s probably good for you, as David Williams and I discussed on the most recent RansomNotes.tv.

“Perhaps … Read More

September 14, 2015 |

Faith Victories

“The king rejoices in your strength, Lord. How great is his joy in the victories you give!”

– Psalm 21:1.

God gave David strength and it gave David great joy. Yet this strength was for a purpose, and … Read More

September 11, 2015 |

On 9/11: What Jimmy Carter Started Obama Completed

On the anniversary of 9/11, there was an attack aimed at the financial infrastructure of the country. It’s important that we don’t forget the fight going on in Iraq. It’s the single biggest threat to the U.S. economy, as I … Read More

September 11, 2015 |

The Word of God

“I have hidden your word in my heart that I might not sin against you.”

– Psalm 119:11.

The Bible is not to be studied as any other book, for it is a living book that will … Read More

September 10, 2015 |

Kim Davis, and Secular American Dhimmitude

The Sanctuary Cities[1] (those cities that have policies in place to not prosecute illegal aliens, flouting federal law) have it right. They understand the Doctrine of the Lesser Magistrates. They get the fact that lesser civil governments have not only … Read More

September 10, 2015 |

Gold Investors, Use Fundamentals vs. Speculation, Rumors and Conspiracies

Last week was a fairly quiet week in the market for the metals, with a min-rally on last Thursday especially in silver which hit almost $15. By the end of last week, the price of gold was down $13 and … Read More

September 10, 2015 |

The Humble Will Be Exalted!

“The Lord sustains the humble but casts the wicked to the ground”

– Psalm 147:6.

God loves and cares for the humble, those people who are not proud and who recognize their need for the Lord. The humble … Read More

September 9, 2015 |

Iran Deal “The Best We Can Get”… When Obama’s in Charge

The standard liberal-internationalist response to criticism of the Iranian nuclear deal is that it’s “the best that we could get.”

To some extent, this is accurate. This might very well be the best, or close to it, we could have … Read More

September 9, 2015 |

Don’t Drink the Schwab Kool-Aid

The Schwab Center for Financial Research recently published an article intended to tranquilize investor nerves after the latest volatility and keep them shoveling funds into the stock market. “Schwab’s Perspective on Recent Market Volatility” begins with

“Global markets may have … Read More

September 9, 2015 |

Move Over Entrepreneurs, Make Way for the Speculators

Once upon a time, before banks and before even private lending, there was only one way to prepare for retirement. People had to hoard something durable. Every week, they would set aside part of their wages to buy salt (later, … Read More

September 9, 2015 |

The Kingdom of God

“Your kingdom is an everlasting kingdom, and your dominion endures through all generations”

– Psalm 145:13.

Jesus came preaching the kingdom of God. Another phrase for the Kingdom is God’s government, which means Jesus taught that people everywhere … Read More

September 8, 2015 |

Greece to the Rescue?

Here’s how bad it is in Europe: With economic growth projections being slashed as a result— some say— of a slow down in China, the European Central Bank (ECB) is getting ready to buy more government bonds.

From Greece.

“The … Read More

September 8, 2015 |

Dangers of Idolatry

“The idols of the nations are silver and gold, made by human hands. They have mouths, but cannot speak, eyes, but cannot see. They have ears, but cannot hear, nor is there breath in their mouths. Those who make them … Read More

September 4, 2015 |

How Lobsters Expose the Achilles’ Heel of the Conservative Movement

A group of rugged Novia Scotia fishermen met at 8:30 am to discuss their future. They were being ripped off, they said. They worked hard on their boats netting lobsters, sold them to a local wholesaler, who then sold them … Read More

September 4, 2015 |

God Over Nature

“Our help comes from the Lord, who made heaven and earth”

– Psalm 124:8.

The psalmists repeatedly referred back to God’s natural acts of creation to describe and frame God’s majesty and power. Thus, they regularly mention the … Read More

September 4, 2015 |

A Nation of Laws or of Men?

The American Union has a definitive hierarchy of sovereignty. The federal government is a creature of the States. The States are creatures of the People. The People are creatures of God. This makes God all sovereign over all things – … Read More

September 3, 2015 |

How to Filter the Speculative Noise Out of Gold Prices

Last week, we called for a rising gold to silver ratio. On last Wednesday, this ratio hit nearly 80 before backing down a bit by the end of the week. It did not happen with a rising price of … Read More

September 3, 2015 |

Simple Things Still Need to be Said

“Praise the Lord, all you nations; extol him, all you peoples. For great is his love toward us, and the faithfulness of the Lord endures forever. Praise the Lord”

– Psalm 117:1-2.

Today’s two verses are the only … Read More

September 2, 2015 |

China Not Looking for Global Domination

China’s foreign policy decisions and actions in recent years can generally be explained by the guiding ideology of the Chinese leadership: establishing China as the strongest regional power in East Asia in order to ensure China never experiences another “Century … Read More

September 2, 2015 |

The Paganization of the Marketplace

Once upon a time, man lived in fear of nature and based his world-view on myths populated with demons and other spirits who were everywhere to be found, ubiquitous in nature. Always fearful and cautious so as to not upset … Read More

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