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In the Shadow of Plenty: The Biblical Blueprint for Welfare (Biblical Blueprint Series, #4)

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Paperback, 210 pages
Published August 28th 1986 by Thomas Nelson (first published 1986)
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Lynn Joshua
Jul 28, 2014 Lynn Joshua rated it liked it
Good, insightful book, but I have to say - George Grant is a much better speaker than writer.
John
Jan 05, 2017 John rated it really liked it
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This book, though written thirty years ago, is as relevant now, as it was when it was first published. Little to nothing has changed since then. Grant is concerned with the church's lack of concern over both the condition of those in poverty, but more importantly, the glory of God being diminished by the usurpation of authority that the state has taken upon itself, away from the church in its ascent to divinity.

Most of the book lays out the biblical principles for charity. Grant argues that char
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Jimmy
Jul 22, 2011 Jimmy added it
I write this review in an election year (2008). There is a need for a biblical view to be expounded upon in regards to Government and welfare. Overall, I agree with the principles in this book and also its perspective of charity in the sphere of individual families and the church. There is much to be done, and he documents a bit of the failure of the state and the immorality of the state in its enterprise with Welfare. Other books could further establish this, if you wanted the argument concerni ...more
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Nov 03, 2012 John-Paul DeWalt rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: All voters, believers in Christ
Recommended to John-Paul by: American Vision
George Grant presents hard-hitting, Biblically-based arguments for eliminating government social programs. He shows that it is an essential part of the Church's job of evangelism to provide charity to the poor and oppressed.
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this book has many good ideas for productivity both economically and spiritually!
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Good short summary of the Biblical doctrine of welfare, work and poverty.
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Very detailed explanation of a Biblical worldview
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Dr. George Grant is an evangelical educator recognized by a Tennessee newspaper “Review Appeal” as the one who “lives and breathes” education.

Grant is known as a reformed scholar and evangelical activist who hopes to promote sound Christian doctrine, seeking honest answers to honest questions, developing true spirituality and experiencing the beauty of human relationships.

He founded Franklin Clas
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