Christmas is over. We are a few days into the new year, and only one football game remains to be played. A conference of evangelicals last month agreed that we can anticipate some rough economic times ahead. Christians should prepare by living far more simply now. The United States in particular seems headed for judgment, which will be brought on by its failure to obey basic economic and other laws. I hope the scenario is wrong, but I suspect it is correct.

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