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Biblical View on Issues
"The Lenses of Reformation Concerning Graduated Tax Amendment"
by Dr. Patti Amsden
Reformation lens #1 – Fairness results when the same standards of judgment, the same standards of conduct, and the same standards of reward are applied to all.
Reformation lens #2 – Diversity of outcome does not violate fairness and justice.
Reformation lens #3 – Non-standardized, graduated income taxation policies set one group of citizens in opposition to another, foster a culture of covetousness, and illegitimately seek to replace biblical mercy.
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Illinois Cultural News
"The Ekklesia of Illinois says NO to Graduated Tax Amendment"
by Joyce Geiler
Monday, October 12, 2020 about 50 people met in Carbondale, Illinois at the Eagle’s Nest Watch Ministries to come into agreement and exercise their spiritual Ekklesia authority to declare the proposed Illinois constitutional amendment regarding graduated income tax is defeated. Representatives of the Ekklesia in Illinois travelled from Chicago, Northwestern Illinois and Central Illinois to join with those in Southern Illinois to conduct Kingdom citizen business for the state in which we are natural citizens.
The last two articles in this publication have focused on the proposed amendment to Illinois’ constitution to change the current flat income tax to a graduated income tax. At Monday’s convocation, Todd Maisch, President and CEO of the Illinois Chamber of Commerce, explained via Zoom, some of the hidden consequences of the proposed Constitutional amendment.
Also, via Zoom, James Gilbert, an author and Christian missions statesman, presented the biblical perspective on taxation. Both presentations enlarged the group’s understanding of the implications of the proposed amendment.
Having gathered information about the proposed amendment and having examined scriptural principles, the gathered Ekklesia released prayers of repentance and prayers of alignment with God’s principles and then made decrees to bind in Illinois that...
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