I have been spending time in Psalms and Proverbs.  Those two books have quite a bit of wisdom packed.  This morning, I found two verses.  Compare Proverbs 5:19 to 6:2.

Every man also to whom God hath given riches and wealth, and hath given him power to eat thereof, and to take his portion, and to rejoice in his labour; this is the gift of God.

A man to whom God hath given riches, wealth, and honour, so that he wanteth nothing for his soul of all that he desireth, yet God giveth him not power to eat thereof, but a  stranger eateth it; this is vanity, and it is an evil disease.

I just struck me the area in which a person was to rejoice was receiving the results of his own labor and an evil disease was a stranger receiving it.  This goes to the heart of socialism.  Removing the results of a person’s labor to give it to someone else is an evil disease.

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