Albert Mohler offers “Twelve Theses for a Christian Understanding of Economics.” Read them at the Washington Times.

Some economic systems treat the idea of private property as a problem. But Scripture never considers private property as a problem to be solved (see, for instance, the Ten Commandments). Scripture’s view of private property implies it is the reward of someone’s labor and dominion. The Eighth and 10th Commandments teach us that we have no right to violate the financial rewards of the diligent.