(a.) Traced back to the historical experiences of the Israelites during the
2. The government exists to serve the needs of the people and that there is a position
of power and authority which have a responsibility, not only to their constituencies
but to God as well.
3. That gold (or money) is indeed a tool, valued not only for it's aesthetic value, but
especially for the good of humanity.
(Taken from Dismantling The Big Lie by Jacobs & Wertzman)
All of this above has a "ring" foreshadowing the millennial kingdom.