Why do men go to war? Because of Christ and the Law. Revelation brings strife and conflict within the Body – both the Christ Body and that of the antichrist frame.
People find meaning and occupation where they are in the moment and within the context in which they find themselves, in direct proportion to how much God and His Will means to them..
Whenever the Christ steps out and reveals God’s Mind or Will through an action or inaction, speech or written word, new paradigms are born in the Creation and in the minds and souls of believers and non who have been trying to realize God or cancel Him out within their own sphere of being in Creation. Coexisting is possible only when each body strives Lawfully for emancipation from that which ensnares, and struggles for or accepts mastery of Being.
Hbr 9:16 For where a testament [is], there must also of necessity be the death of the testator.
Men know how important testimony and testator are to the whole and to gaining advances on the Kingdom and in the world, bringing the Gifts of the Kingdom to Creation. Thus, we go to war and men find meaning in this context. Both the inward man and he in Christ struggling to be known and serve as best he can in an often chaotic and difficult realm of insanity and mayhem, caught up in a spiritual as well as physical battle, attaining self realization on the battlefield.
Luk 17:37 And they answered and said unto him, Where, Lord? And he said unto them, Wheresoever the body [is], thither will the eagles be gathered together.
So again, it comes do to hunger and Providential Care and Supply.
Abraham was prepared to offer his only son and only then did the LORD provide him with a ram for the sacrifice, as mercy bestowed upon an unworthy sinner, made worthy by his willingness and obedience.
The Whore became a whore to feed her hunger in the context of lawless freedom or willing slavery afforded her by the misrepresentation and understanding of the gospel of Paul and the society and culture misbegotten therein.
It’s a wife unwilling or unable to realize love or even manifest such within because she was betrayed by the same in a lawless society and culture born in error and striving lawlessly while claiming to be lawful. Her soul is beautiful and righteous.
God’s own people created the Whore.
Jesus called Israel back to God, seeking to renew the Covenant God made everlastingly with their fathers. There is no new covenant in Paul. There is a Renewed Covenant in Jesus.
What do we find when the "paradigm" shifts and the Truth is revealed in the Christ?
Behold! The heathen deals more justly and mercifully with one another than doth Israel and the nations under God. For the nations are all vying for right and representation, as well as seeking worldly gain and rule by law and force. While the heathen cares no more than for??? I don’t know. I’m not heathen. I wont pretend to know what they do, nor what makes them tick…But…
Lam 4:3-8, 10
Even the sea monsters draw out the breast, they give suck to their young ones: the daughter of my people [is become] cruel, like the ostriches in the wilderness. The tongue of the sucking child cleaveth to the roof of his mouth for thirst: the young children ask bread, [and] no man breaketh [it] unto them.They that did feed delicately are desolate in the streets: they that were brought up in scarlet embrace dunghills.For the punishment of the iniquity of the daughter of my people is greater than the punishment of the sin of Sodom, that was overthrown as in a moment, and no hands stayed on her.Her Nazarites were purer than snow, they were whiter than milk, they were more ruddy in body than rubies, their polishing [was] of sapphire:
Their visage is blacker than a coal; they are not known in the streets: their skin cleaveth to their bones; it is withered, it is become like a stick.
The hands of the pitiful women have sodden their own children: they were their meat in the destruction of the daughter of my people.
"American mainstreaming robs cultures of their integrity," but that is Her function. She gives everyman equal "freedom" to choose, and that means criminals and whores too, and they are permitted to lie and work all manner of abominations within Her borders, luring the righteous away from God and snaring them in any and all forms of waywardness. If foreigners come here for illicit reasons, She is quick to snatch them up and make a spectacle of them. Her own, she treats with more liberality and mercy in judgment, but still and yet, She is duty bound. Though Satan fight with Satan, at least Her laws permit the function and liberty of the Lawful within Her. Therefore, if we fall it is by our own transgressions. This has always been the case and always will be. We can’t really blame America and ought to be thankful for this kind of guarded freedom and the "homeland security" we enjoy. She polices the same, and the wicked chastise the wicked.
Not the kindest of cultures, but it’s the best on earth, and if we return to Him, can be miraculously transformed into wellspring of righteousness.
Isa 45:8 Drop down, ye heavens, from above, and let the skies pour down righteousness: let the earth open, and let them bring forth salvation, and let righteousness spring up together; I the LORD have created it.
Continued tomorrow…God Willing…