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I’m helping my eldest daughter with a consumer math course (Math-U-See: Stewardship) right now. Just today we were taking about credit cards and how using a credit card is a “promise to pay”. When we go into a store and find something of value we want, we and go to the cashier and “promise to pay” with a piece of plastic called a credit card.

Personally, I would not use my credit card to take property from others with the full knowledge of not intending to pay for that property. I have many socialist friends that also believe it’s okay to “steal” from corporations because the are “evil”. Personally, I see a corporation as a organized group of people. Morally, I see it as wrong to steal from an individual, or a group of individuals, or a “faceless” corporation. There is no difference for me.

You may see things differently. That’s okay. We all have different moral compasses which means we will go in different directions…

Steve Demme of Math-U-See quotes Proverbs 22:7, “The rich ruleth over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender.”