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The Higher Liberty
by Gregory HHC, d
Minister of His Holy Church
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men the property of the state?
are they free souls under God?
same battle continues throughout the world.”
“Some scholars regard the ancient
confederation of Hebrew tribes that endured in Palestine from the
15th century BC until a
monarchy was established about 1020 BC as an embryonic republic. That would make the ancient Israelite
commonwealth the earliest republic in history and one of the oldest
democracies; except for slaves and women, all members of the
community had a voice in the selection of their administrators and
were eligible for political office.”
Those who held office were the
elders of each Family and they exercised the power of the state
autonomously within the sacred nature of the divine union of Husband
and Wife. No new laws were made but the law was administered through
the courts of the congregations with the congregations of Levites
administering the appeals through the cities of refuge.
Levites administered charity and mercy, but they had no exercising
the choices of the people, nor their liberty. They only had control
over what they were given in sacrifice.
The leaders were chosen by ten
in congregations, bound together by love and charity. There was no
power to take the first fruits of their labor, draft their sons and
daughters, nor compel taxes. The people remained free souls under
God. They remained at liberty as long as they loved God and one
The people held the power of the
state individually and independently from the administration of
“Republic. A commonwealth; that
form of government in which the administration of affairs is open to
all the citizens. In another sense, it signifies the state,
independently of its government.” Black’s Law Dictionary
3rd Ed. p1536.
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