"The Earth Belongs to HaShem and the Fullness Thereof."
Who Is To Blame? God Or Us?
By Ben Ruach ha Kodesh (John of AllFaith) © 6.9.08
How does a loving god destroy the world and everyone in it accept the few 'saved'?
This was god's plan?
My reply: Hi "D",
"D": How does a loving god destroy the world and everyone in it accept the few 'saved' ?
JoA: He doesn't.
My views are neither Nicean nor Nicolaitan in the main.
The bulk of everything the prophets predict is happening because humans have decided they will happen. We have decided to kill each other, to kill our children, to be racists, to be ethnocentric, to base our societies on greed rather than generosity and caring, to make war, to destroy the environment, to reject God and spirituality, to allow the Novus Ordo Mundi and the Novus Ordo Seclorum to come to power and unseat our governments etc, etc. and we, as societies, will embrace the Rex Mundi once he comes to power in a few months or years.
None of this is God's doing. It is ours.
The prophets are not the ones bringing on Armageddon and the terrors leading up to it, nor is God. They are simply pointing out what we humans are doing.
God has granted the human race almost complete freedom.
This is the story of history.
Given such unimaginable potential we have repeatedly chosen to create the world as it is. Whose fault is that? God's? No, ours.
There are however, now as before, many good people who want to live in peace, justice, harmony, etc. but they are overpowered by those who do not wish for peace. They also have rights. It is for these people that God intervenes in human affairs from time to time. Master Y'shua is clear on this when he says,
Matt 24:22: And except those days should be shortened, there should no flesh be saved: but for the elect's sake those days shall be shortened.
According to the Bible, Abrahamic and Jewish tradition, as explained in books like RaMCHaL's (Rabbi Moshe Chaim Luzzatto's) "Derech HaShem" ("the Way of God"), HaShem chose the Jews as the vehicle through which He would defend the rights of the defenseless and powerless. It is to this end that the prophets refer to the Jews as the "Suffering Servant" in places like Isaiah 52-54 (see my http://www.allfaith.com/Religions/Noahide/sufferingservant.html for info on this).
By intervening in human affairs to save the Elect (the Jews; Matt 24:22) HaShem will also save the rest of us and, through the Jews and the coming Moshiach, will establish His global theocracy for the good of 'the meek who will inherit the earth', as he predicted in the Sermon on the Mount. That day is dawning now. That is the coming Kingdom of God.
Our present age began about 5768 years ago. We humans have had this amount of time to almost completely manage our own affairs. The results have been mixed. What is coming now in the foreknowledge -- NOT the will -- of God is that the Rex Mundi will soon rise to power and successfully manage to enslave most of the earth under his Secular Humanist empire. After about seven years of his direct rule, China, Russia and the Muslim Ummah (probably: the "kings of the South" and the "king of Ethiopia") will gather together to oppose him in a global war centered in Eretz Israel (Megido will be their staging ground for their attack on Jerusalem). Were that war not stopped "no flesh would be saved" and so, to save the Jews, HaShem will send Moshiach.
Moshiach, as foretold by the prophets, will defeat the Rex Mundi as well as China, Russia, and all others who refuse to bend the knee to the dawning Theocratic Kingdom of Global Salvation established by the Moshiach. This will be done to save us ALL, but especially to save the Jews.
Moshiach will then establish his theocratic kingdom, which will exist within the entire biblically mandated borders of Israel, and allow the Noahides, the Gentiles, to form/maintain their own semi-autonomous nations under the theocratic kingship of the Moshiach, who will establish his throne in Jerusalem. Of this period the prophet says:
Zech 8:20 "Thus says the Lord of hosts: 'Peoples shall yet come, Inhabitants of many cities;
21 The inhabitants of one city shall go to another, saying, "Let us continue to go and pray before the Lord, And seek the Lord of hosts. I myself will go also."
22 Yes, many peoples and strong nations Shall come to seek the Lord of hosts in Jerusalem, And to pray before the Lord.'
23 "Thus says the Lord of hosts: 'In those days ten men from every language of the nations shall grasp the sleeve of a Jewish man, saying, "Let us go with you, for we have heard that God is with you."
The nations will then turn towards Israel for guidance and leadership and there will be peace globally for the next thousand years (this by the way is what inspired Hitler's "Thousand Year Reich" claims, the same rhetoric will probably be employed by the Rex Mundi. Hitler was AN antichrist, there have been many, but the coming dictator will be THE Antichrist according to the clear word of the prophets).
THIS is what WE are doing.
THIS is what God is doing.
This is God's Plan.
The One God is at work saving the planet and its inhabitants from those who would abuse and destroy us... and from ourselves.
So, this mess is not God's doing. Its ours.