A recent article I read identifies society’s corruption that the Prophet Jeremiah experienced in his day some 2,600-years ago. It also reveals how today’s corrupt world parallels Jeremiah’s world back then. Naturally, such a situation brought about God’s judgment on the world as stated in the Bible:
"And upon Elam [on the Northeast side of the Persian Gulf] will I bring the four winds from the four quarters of heaven, and will scatter them toward all those winds; and there shall be no nation whither the outcasts of Elam [the Elamites] shall not come. 37 For I will cause Elam to be dismayed before their enemies, and before them that seek their life: and I will bring evil upon them, even my fierce anger, saith the Lord; and I will send the sword after them, till I have consumed them: 38 And I will set my throne in Elam, and will destroy from thence the king and the princes, saith the Lord." (Jeremiah 49:36-38)
An article linked below describes events that occurred in the days of Jeremiah the Prophet (circa 600 B.C.). Jeremiah foretold to the Jews and to foreign kings that God’s judgment was imminent.
"Then the Lord put forth his hand, and touched my mouth. And the Lord said unto me, Behold, I have put my words in thy mouth. 10 See, I have this day SET THEE OVER THE NATIONS and OVER THE KINGDOMS, to root out, and to pull down, and to destroy, and to throw down, to build, and to plant." (Jeremiah 1:9-10)
Looking back in history
The writer of the article then parallels events in the world today to what the world was like in Jeremiah’s day. The writer’s conclusion is that God’s judgment has already commenced on the people and the nations today, which somewhat parallels what Jesus Christ said things would be like:
"For nation [i.e. Russia] shall rise against nation [i.e. Ukraine], and kingdom [Satan's] against [God's] kingdom: and there shall be FAMINES, and PESTILENCES [i.e. floods and severe storms that produce food insecurity], and EARTHQUAKES, in divers[e] places. 8 ALL THESE ARE THE BEGINNING OF SORROWS." (Matthew 24:7-8)
Comparing ancient and modern civilisations
Remember, there have been ancient civilisations that have emerged into world powers and fallen, because of their rejection of God.
The ruins of these ancient civilisations can be seen throughout Egypt, Rome, Greece, Syria (Palmyra), and many countries throughout the world. The article linked below indicates our own ‘western’ and other non-‘Christian’ civilisations today are about to end the same way as these ancient civilisations did.
The Bible reveals that Christ is coming back to establish His own kingdom on Earth. This commences at the Rapture of the Church (1 Thes 4:15-18), followed by the Second Coming of Christ (Matthew 24:27). The destruction of the world’s nations as we know them today must happen before Christ returns.
The article at the link below is quite long. Please read the verses of scripture carefully to fully appreciate the parallels that the writer identifies in the societies of 2,600 years ago and now.
Scripture also reveals the many aspects of human activity that offend God – which inevitably brings about His judgment.
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