Briefly: No to Socialism in Christianity

Socialism is often being linked to Christianity. I continue to hear folks come down on Christians who do not believe in the government forced sharing of their income with the rest of the country i.e. income redistribution. The Lord commands us to give of our money and time through our free will to help others and not our government taking more and more money from paychecks. There was a lengthy time, when I felt as a Christian that it was fine and dandy for government to redistribute from other people’s income. But now, I finally understand. It is wrong to deem socialism as Christian. If you did not read these first 2 links on my twitter feed or on my Facebook page. Read part 1, part 2 and now part 3 of Michael Youssef’s Keep Jesus Out of Your Socialism.

And listen to Star Parker on this subject

Every Knee Shall Bow and Every Tongue Confess That Jesus is Lord

Philippians 2:8-11

And being found in appearance as a man, He humbled Himself and became obedient to the point of death, even the death of the cross. Therefore God also has highly exalted Him and given Him the name which is above every name, that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of those in heaven, and of those on earth, and of those under the earth, and that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.