Episode 250

Was Jesus a Socialist? (part 8)

In this episode of Truthspresso Express I chat about Jesus and socialism while driving to work.

A coworker recently made the claim to me that Jesus was a socialist. I have certainly heard this claim before, but I figured I would address it.

In part 8 I look at the claim that Jesus taught "universal healthcare" by a few verses saying that He "healed everyone" in the gospels.

I ask and answer three questions about the claim that Jesus "healed everyone" and taught His followers to do likewise:

  1. Was Jesus' healing ministry a model for all Christians?
  2. Did Jesus heal "everyone" He saw?
  3. Was Jesus' healing a ministry unto itself, or was a means toward repentance?

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Daniel Mynyk

Daniel Mynyk is a software developer with experience in the education, real estate, and manufacturing industries. He is a devout Christian and an affluent lay apologist, having taught adult Sunday School classes in theology and church history. Daniel has authored the book "Freedom To Give: The Biblical Truth About Tithing." He has also been a guest on the syndicated radio show Bob Enyart Live and popular podcasts such as Apologetics Live, Theology Throw Down, and The Rap Report with Andrew Rappaport. He runs the apologetic website TruthHub.org and hosts the weekly podcast Truthspresso. Daniel lives with his wife Chelsea their four kids.