How Catholics might want to choose to handle debt

As Catholics, we know that marketing techniques often play to our emotions, rather than our sense of virtue.

Waiting for things builds the habit of patience, and enhances our gratitude for what we already have.

Indulgence over and over leads to softness and selfishness, instead we’re called to a spirit of self-denial.

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Author’s plan to fix the world economy

“Abolish loans with interest and don’t create any more money. Economic cycles will disappear. Wealth will no longer be concentrated in the hands of a few “mega creditors” like me and money will gain value in time.  What you bequeath to your children will have more value than when you first got it.”

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Vatican banker: Economic crisis likely to keep getting worse.

A devout Catholic and father of five who used to be a director of Santander bank, Gotti Tedeschi has consistently said the underlying causes of the current economic crisis, particularly in Europe, is a decline in the birth rate.

The Western world’s population growth rate (zero percent, or two children per couple) has led to a profound change in the structure of society, with less productivity and an aging population, leading to the inability of governments to reduce taxes, he said.

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Jesus – Yahweh’s Savior

When Yahweh, (I AM) the Eternal God, who knows the end from the beginning, chose to create all things, He knew that man would sin (separating himself from God).

He also knew that, left to our own devices, mankind would never be able to make things right again. We would need a Redeemer, a Savior to make it possible for us to overcome sin and its’ major consequence, death. Only then could we once again hope to dwell eternally in the presence of the Most High God.

To qualify as Redeemer, one would need to possess a dual nature that was both human and divine. The Savior would also have to be impeccable, (without sin of any kind … incapable of committing sin) completely innocent of any transgressions against God or man.

One more thing; the Redeemer would need to die, to voluntarily lay down His life to satisfy a debt that He didn’t owe, the debt of sin that mankind could never pay.

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How God’s Death, At Our Hands, Served To Pay the Debt We Owe Him

Read “The Passion Behind the Passion”