The Wonderful World Tomorrow...
What It Will Be Like

Chapters

Chapter One
Three World Views-Only One is Going to Happen

Chapter Two
One Last Look At Today's World

Chapter Three
The Cause of All the World Trouble

Chapter Four
The New World Government

Chapter Five
Education and Religion Tomorrow

Chapter Six
Now Picture Tomorrow's World!

Chapter Seven
...And All Speaking the Same Language


CHAPTER 1: Three World Views - Only One Is Going To Happen!

THIS ADVANCED GOOD NEWS OF TOMORROW is as certain as the rising of tomorrow’s sun. Humanity won’t bring it about - it is going to be done to us. Humanity is going to be forced to be happy - to enjoy world peace -to see universal abundance and peace fill the earth.

 

Why today’s world evils? How will they be ended? What will cause world peace? How will such incredible changeover be brought about? And what will this 'world tomorrow' be like? How will it be governed, who will rule? You will be given a surprising look into what is certain in the world tomorrow, what really is ahead and why. Today there are three views two widely held by world leaders. Only one is going to happen. And it’s the best big news ever reported in history.

 

 

What World Leaders Expect

 

The two most widely held views point in opposite directions. Many world leaders now expect- though they probably don’t dwell on the thought that nuclear destruction eventually, perhaps soon, will erase human life from this earth. There are at least five other means by which mankind could be destroyed. Consider these facts: Human life is sustained by air, water, and food. Today man is polluting his life-sustaining supply of these three necessities at a fast-accelerating rate. Many rivers and lakes worldwide have been so seriously polluted that the water supply in many places is reaching crisis stage.

 

Man has depleted and ruined the soil out of which food must grow. Artificial fertilizers, poisonous sprays, and erosion caused by floods have robbed vegetables, grains and fruits of life-sustaining minerals and vitamins. Food factories have further extracted these vital elements out of grains, rice, sugar, in the greed for profits. Add to these the worldwide revolution in the weather -droughts and floods - resulting in mass starvation in some parts of the world.

 

Leading scientists look at this world picture, and say they are frightened. They warn us that man’s only hope lies in the admittedly impossible that the nations form a super world government, capable of acting on these problems on a global scale before it is too late. But the nations, hostile against one another, could never form such a government. And those then in authority would be no more able to cope with all these nonmilitary evils that threaten the extinction of mankind than present leaders. This widely held view of the future offers no hope.

 

  Science and technology has dangled before our eyes a glittering, glamour-world of their making. It was to be a fantastic, push-button dream world of the three L’s, leisure, luxury and license. They have been working to produce unbelievable material devices they believe would convert this world into a glorified heaven. Ignoring the reality of conditions described previously, that is!

 

It Won’t Happen

 

So there you have the two opposite, divergent views of scientists, educators, world leaders-one glowingly optimistic about the progress of society; the other utterly hopeless. But both of these concepts are false. Man wants to save the society he has established upon this earth. But this society can’t be saved. Man, himself, is bringing this world to destruction. God will soon step in, and create a new, peaceful, and happy world.
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CHAPTER 2: One Last Look At Today's World

 

BEFORE WE LOOK AT WHAT ACTUALLY IS GOING TO COME, the peaceful, happy, world tomorrow, let’s take one last look at this world man has built upon the earth. Take one last look at the corpses of education, science, technology, commerce and industry, governments, the social order, and religion. Of course many see only the glitter and glamour of today’s world and think it is good. They see the temporary pleasures, blind their eyes to the hard cold facts of reality. Others, more aware of the world they live in, seek escape to remote, unspoiled areas, where they can start anew, “away from it all,” and in harmony with the ecology. However, there isn’t really anywhere to go.

 

 

Education Is Decadent

 

But take a realistic look at this world's civilisation. We look at modern education first, because it is the mother, the alma mater, which has spawned the scientists, captains of industry and business, the politicians and rulers, the leaders in the modern social order, and the theologians.

 

Today’s world is what its leaders have made it. And the leaders are the product of modern education. Education is defined by the Encyclopedia Britannica as a system by which adult leaders of a society inject their philosophies, ideas, customs and culture into the minds of the growing generation. Education is, and has been through the centuries, essentially pagan in origin and character. The academic system was founded by the pagan philosopher Plato.

 

The 19th and 20th centuries have witnessed the absorption of German rationalism into the educational bloodstream-an approach that regards human reason as the chief source and test of knowledge. There has been a dangerous drift into materialism and collectivism. God is ignored. Revelation is rejected. The ancient belief of gnosticism, meaning we know was succeeded by agnosticism, meaning we don’t know. This ignorance is glorified as knowledge. Professing themselves to be wise, have not the educated become fools? Compare this with Romans 1:22.

 

Modern education trains students to earn a living in the professions, occupations and vocations - but fails to teach them how to live! This materialistic knowledge God calls foolishness “For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God ...”I Cor. 3:19. So what’s the cause of this educated foolishness?

 

This "day of man" - from creation of the human race to Christ’s coming back to rule - has been a period of 6,000 years during which God sentenced the human world- except for those specially called- to being cut off from God and His revealed knowledge. Today’s educational intellectualism is ready to die. It will be replaced by the right and true educational system of the world tomorrow.

 

Science and Technology

 

Today’s world looks with awe at modern science as the messiah trusted to deliver it from poverty, ignorance, disease and unhappiness, to solve all its problems. But modern science has failed utterly to reveal to the world the purpose of human life or explain its true meaning. It remains ignorant of the true values. It does not know the way to peace! It has failed miserably to deliver the world from poverty, famine, disease, fears and worries, unhappiness. It has not rid the world of broken homes, crime, immorality.

 

Also we find an increasing segment of adolescents, who, with money to spend and nothing but idleness on their hands, become frustrated, staring a hopeless future in the face, turning to immorality, drugs, violence, and too often, suicide! And, after all, the principal contribution of modern science and technology has been the production of constantly more terrifying weapons of mass destruction. Push-button world? Yes, today either of two men could push a button, and destroy two whole continents, probably culminating in the total extinction of humanity. Modern science stands exposed as a false messiah, the Frankenstein monster threatening to destroy mankind that created it.

 

What Has Religion Contributed?

 

Well, surely we should expect to find, at long last, in religion the knowledge of life’s purpose, the true values, and the right ways that should make this world a better world, a happy world, a peaceful world. Reluctant though we are to recognize it, we find the established religious organizations which profess the name of Jesus Christ teaching the diametric opposite of His teachings, condemning the customs He practiced, following instead the pagan customs He condemned!

 

The churches of the Western world are divided and in confusion. They have not converted and saved, the whole world as they profess to have been commissioned to do. If that be their mission, they have failed miserably. Methodist Bishop Hazen G. Werner said: “We have been dried out by the hot winds of secularism. We who are to overcome the world have been overcome by the world.”

 

“The Church,” said Harvard Divinity School ’s Dean Miller, “simply does not have a cutting edge (it has thrown away the ‘two edged sword’ the Bible). It has taken the culture of our time and absorbed it.”To this, Yale’s Chaplain Coffin agreed,“We church men are gifted at changing wine into water- watering down religion.”

 

This world’s so-called Christianity has taken the name of Christ - has proclaimed to the world that Jesus of Nazareth was the Christ - has preached the name of Christ with a Message about His Person - but they have rejected the Gospel He taught. The 'Good News' of the Coming World Ruling Government of God. Look at the other religions of the world - Buddhism, Shintoism, Taoism, Confucianism, Moslemism, Hinduism, and the others. In most countries where these religions are embraced, we find illiteracy, poverty, degeneration, misery, suffering, despair -general unhappiness. None of them has produced a happy world. They have spawned communal wars, hatreds, and violence.

 

Where, Now!

 

So we have appraised the major facets of modern civilization - this world’s education, its science and technology, its commerce and industry, its systems of government, its social order, and its religions - the civilization man has developed, swayed by Satan. And we have found them all wrong - all decadent. They are ready to die. The 6,000 years of mans rule is ending. But God will soon usher in a world of peace and happiness!
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CHAPTER 3: The Cause of All World Troubles

 

YOU LOOK AT TODAY’S NEWSPAPERS, and what do you see? War news. Crime is on the increase. Murder is commonplace. Terrible accidents. Riots break out in many nations, with many killed. Now let’s take a look into the newspaper headlines of the near future, of the new world tomorrow that is going to come in our time.

  Take a Glimpse into Tomorrow

 

These might be the headlines you will read in the newspaper of the future: “Crime Rate Drops to Zero.” “No Wars During This Year. Former Soldiers Being Rapidly Assimilated into Food Production and New Industries.” “Thousands of Hospital Properties Up for Sale . Sensational Decline in Sickness and Disease Releases Increasing Hundreds of Thousands of Doctors, Nurses, Attendants and Staff Personnel for Happier and More Useful Occupations. Knowledge of Causes Reduces Sickness and Disease. Thousands of Afflicted Now Being Divinely Healed.”

 

“Rapid Increase in Food Production. All Records Broken for Increased Food Production. Agricultural Authorities Reveal Abolition of Artificial and Synthetic Fertilizers, and Return to Nature’s Laws of Soil Enrichment Resulting Not Only in Bumper Crops, but Vastly Improved Quality and Flavor.” Well, how are those, for a starter? There’s a cause for every effect. If crime is to be greatly reduced, then wiped out, there will be a reason. People may have many guesses, opinions, theories about what causes crime, but the answer is - human nature.

 

What is the cause of wars? The answer is - human nature. Why do people steal, murder, commit adultery or fornication, covet what is not theirs? Human nature. We shall never have peace on earth until human nature is changed. But, - “Man can’t change human nature.” Oh, but God can! And that’s precisely what Jesus Christ is going to do, when He returns to rule all the nations of the earth.

 

But What Is Human Nature?

 

We think that human nature is something with which humans are born. But wait a moment. Stop and think. If there is a Creator God, did He design and create within humanity this thing we call human nature? Or, if one accepts the theory of evolution, did man inherit it from a lower species of vertebrates from which he is supposed to have evolved? There are both tame and wild animals. But take, for example, a cow, a dog, or an ape. They have instincts not hereditary in man.

 

Just what is human nature? It is vanity, lust and greed, jealousy, envy, hostility and resentment of authority against others. The Bible defines it: “The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked”-Jer. 17:9 - and: “The carnal (natural) mind is enmity (hostile) against God; for it is not subject to the law of God, neither indeed can be.” Rom. 8:7. You cannot ascribe that attitude or nature to the animals. Does it make sense to suppose a God of love, mercy and great outgoing concern for His human family, deliberately created us to be naturally hostile toward Him- not subject to His law?

 

Satan Not Created with It

 

Look at the biblical account of human creation. Before Satan got to Adam, God brought to him “every beast of the field, and every fowl of the air” (Gen. 2:19), asking Adam to give them names. Did Adam rebel? Did he say, “Go do it yourself?” Did Adam refuse to obey God’s command? The answer: “And Adam gave names to all cattle, and to the fowl of the air, and to every beast of the field ...” (verse 20). Adam at once did as God instructed.

 

But from Genesis 3, all through the Bible to Revelation 20, much is said repeatedly about Satan. Isaiah 14 identifies him as the former archangel Lucifer. And Ezekiel 28 affirms that he was a created super being, perfect in all his ways until by his own free choice, iniquity was found in him. The former Lucifer turned to rebellion against God, to deceit, hostility, becoming cunning, subtle and desperately wicked. He came to be filled with vanity, lust and greed. He turned from God’s way of love- which is outflowing concern to help and share, the way of giving - to the way of getting.

 

Satan Broadcasts!

 

It is explained in Ephesians 2:2: “when you were dead through the trespasses and sins in which you once walked, following the course of this world,” (RSV) Satan is a spirit being-and a very super one. He is prince of the “power of the air.” He “broadcasts.” Through the air! How does he, then, work in humans?

 

When God wanted to put it into the mind of King Cyrus of Persia to issue a proclamation to send a contingent of Jews back to Jerusalem to build the second temple, He “stirred up the spirit of Cyrus king of Persia” to do this. Ezra 1:1. Every human has, from birth, not “human nature” but a spirit in the form of essence - not a “soul” or ghost, which imparts the power of intellect to the human brain. This human spirit cannot see. The physical brain sees through the eyes. Knowledge enters the brain through the senses of hearing, tasting, smelling, feeling. But the brain cannot see, hear, smell, taste or feel spirit. It is confined to physical, material knowledge.

 

Yet what knowledge enters the physical brain through these five senses is automatically “programmed” as in a computer - recorded in memory into this human spirit. This spirit in man, therefore, acts as a computer. It gives instant recall of knowledge stored in it to the brain. The brain utilizes this instant recall in the process of thinking, reasoning, decision-making.

 

The human spirit does not think - it empowers the physical brain to think. This human spirit does not supply human life. The human life is supplied by the physical breath of air, and by physical blood. Yet, just as the spirit of ancient King Cyrus was utilized by God as a medium through which to transmit the thought into Cyrus’s mind to issue the decree, so Satan transmits through the air - broadcasts- attitudes, impulses, desires of vanity, lust and greed, jealousy and envy, competition, rebellion against authority.

 

We Are on Satan’s Wavelength

 

The spirit in each human is automatically tuned in on Satan’s wavelength, even after one is converted. So was Jesus’ human spirit open to Satan’s wavelength - through God's Spirit He was in tune with God. Jesus therefore instantly rejected every temptation to vanity, selfishness, hostility toward God. So may, and so should we. Satan has no power of duress. He cannot force any human mind to submit to the attitude he broadcasts and attempts to instill. Every human is a free moral agent, responsible for his own attitudes, decisions and actions. Satan does not broadcast in words - merely in attitudes. If the human mind is willing, it will accept and yield to Satan’s attitudes - attitudes we have mistakenly called “human nature”!

 

How God Will Change Human Nature

 

God doesn’t abolish human nature - not as long as we are human. But He does, upon real repentance and faith, give the precious gift of His Spirit, which enters into the mind of the individual. And this is the Divine Nature. It is not human nature - it is God’s Nature. Yet it does not drive out or eliminate human nature. Satan is still broadcasting -if you will listen.

 

But if one has really repented, and fully believes, he will be willingly led by God’s Spirit. And it is “as many as are led by the Spirit of God they are the sons of God.” Romans 8:14. If one makes the decision to be led by this new Divine Nature, God’s Spirit in him will enable him to resist his human nature, and follow the Divine Nature, he will grow in spiritual character, until at the time of the Resurrection, his human nature will be gone - only the Divine Nature will remain.

 

Satan Removed at Last!

 

This most glorious event in all earth’s history will at long last put an end to the subtle, deceitful, invisible rule of Satan. The coming of Christ as King is recorded in Revelation 19. Satan should deceive the nations no more, till the thousand years should be fulfilled: and after that, he must be loosed a little season. The day of man, swayed, deceived, misled by Satan for 6,000 years, will be over. No longer will Satan be able to broadcast through the air into the spirit in man. No longer shall he be able to inject into unsuspecting humans his satanic nature - which we have been misled into calling “human nature.”

 

Human Nature Not to Disappear at Once

 

From the time of Christ’s take over, and Satan’s banishment, God’s Law and the word of the Eternal shall go forth from Zion, spreading over the whole earth (Isa. 2:3). The 6,000-year sentence God placed on Adam’s world, of being cut off from Him will be ended. Christ will begin calling everyone! God’s Spirit will be made available- flowing out from Jerusalem (Zech. 14:8). A new day shall have dawned. Peace shall soon come. Men shall turn from the way of “get” to the way of “give”- God’s way of love. A NEW CIVILIZATION shall then grip the earth!
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CHAPTER 4: The New World Government

 

NOW NOTICE JUST HOW THE NEW World Government will function! It will not be so-called Democracy. It will not be Socialism. It will not be Communism or Fascism. It will not be human monarchy, oligarchy, or plutocracy. It will not be man’s government over man. Man has proven his utter incapability of ruling himself. It will be Divine Government - the Government of God. It will not be government from the bottom up. The people will have no votes. It will not be government of or by the people - but it will be government for the people. It will be government from the top- God down.

 

There will be no election campaigns. No campaign fund-raising dinners. No dirty political campaigns, where each candidate attempts to put himself forward in the most favorable light, defaming, denouncing, discrediting his opponents. No time will be wasted in mudslinging campaigns in the lust for power. No human will be given any government office.  All in government service will then be Spirit beings, in the Kingdom of God - the God Family.

 

All officials will be appointed by Christ, who reads and knows men’s hearts, their inner character, and abilities or lack of ability. You’ll find a description of Christ’s supernatural insight into the very character of others in Isaiah 11:2-5. Remember, God is the Supreme One who is love - who gives - who rules with outgoing concern for the ruled. He will rule for the highest good of the people. There will then be two kinds of beings on earth - humans, being ruled by those made divine. Some resurrected saints will rule over ten cities, some over five (Luke 19:17 -19). Think of it, no money wasted on political campaigns. No splits in political parties, quarreling and hatreds. No political parties!

 

What Is the New Covenant?

 

In short, under the new Covenant which Christ is coming to usher in, what we shall see on earth is happiness, peace, abundance, and justice for all. Did you ever read just what this New Covenant will consist of? Did you suppose it will do away with God’s Law? Exactly the opposite. “For this is the covenant [that Christ is coming to establish, you’ll read in Hebrews 8:10 ]; I will put my laws into their mind, and write them in their hearts ....” When God’s Laws are in our hearts - when we love God’s ways, and in our hearts want to live by them, human nature will be put under subjection - people will want to live the Way that is the cause of peace, happiness, abundance.

 

Two Courses of Action

 

Originally God gave seven annual Festivals and Holy Days He commanded to be observed. They contained great and important meaning. They pictured God’s Master Plan for working out His purpose for humanity. They were established forever. Jesus observed them, setting us an example. The apostles observed them. Acts 18:21, 20:6,16; I Cor. 5:8,16:8. The Church - including Gentile converts - kept them. They were God’s way - God’s customs for His people. But people rejected God’s ways and customs, and turned, instead, to the ways and customs of the pagan religions.

 

People did what seemed right to themselves. These same wrong ways seem right to most people today! We realize they seem right - not wrong - to most who will be reading these words. But can we realize that “there is a way which seems right unto a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death?” (Proverbs 14:12). And if you turn to Proverbs 16:25 you will see the same thing repeated: “There is a way that seems right unto a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death.”

 

All Will Keep God’s Festivals

 

People will no longer be blinded and deceived in regard to God’s commands and ways. Then He will enforce obedience to His customs. Go back to the 14th chapter of Zechariah: “And it shall come to pass, that every one that is left of all the nations which came against Jerusalem [that is, those who were not in the armies supernaturally destroyed] shall even go up from year to year to worship the King, the [Eternal] of hosts, and to keep the feast of tabernacles.” verse 16.

 

This Feast of Tabernacles is one of the seven annual Festivals God commanded His people to observe. But ancient Israel rebelled. They rejected God’s Festivals, and turned to pagan festivals. The Jewish people, after Ezra and Nehemiah, observed them. But false “Christian” ministers taught that God’s Festivals were “part of the old Mosaic system - not for us today.” The clergy deceived the people into believing that Christmas, New Year’s, Easter, etc., were days Christ ordained. Christ is returning to earth to restore God’s ways -including God’s Festivals.

 

The Master Plan

 

Yes, Jesus Christ very soon is going to return to this earth. He is coming to rule all nations! But He is not going to do this ruling, supervising, all alone, by Himself. He is coming to set up world government. It will be a highly organized government. There will be many positions of authority. Right here, it is time we stop to explain the mechanics of this perfect form of government.

 

That Master Plan involves a duration of 7,000 years. The seven literal days of Creation were a type. They set the pattern. The first six were days of physical creation. The seventh day of that first week began the spiritual creation, still going on. On that day God created His Sabbath, setting it apart as holy, for spiritual use. On that day God instructed the first man and woman in His spiritual truth, explaining about and offering them, freely, His wonderful gift of living forever-symbolized by the “tree of life” in the Garden. He also explained that - rebellion against His Government - was death.

 

With God, “one day is as a thousand years, and a thousand years is as one day” (II Peter 3:8). So God allotted the first six thousand years to physical man, to live his own way (deceived and swayed by Satan), to prove by 6,000 years of suffering mountainous evils, that only God’s Way can bring desired blessings. That 6,000 years we may call “The Day of Man.” But in sentencing man to 6,000 years of being cut off from Him, He reserved the prerogative of calling to special service and contact with God such as He should choose for His purpose. During this Day of Man, God has prepared for His own 1000 year millennial civilization, in all its phases - governmental, educational, religious.

 

It all began with Abraham. In his day, there was only one man on earth who was at once a man of strong character and at the same time meekly and wholly submissive and obedient to God’s Laws and His direction and rule. That man was Abraham. God was starting to prepare for His Kingdom - to train personnel for positions in God’s civilization. When Abraham proved obedient, God blessed his labors and allowed him to become wealthy. God gave him experience in the wise handling of vast wealth, and in directing a great force of men under him.

 

Isaac was reared by God-obeying Abraham, in God’s ways, obedient to God’s Government. He became heir along with his father Abraham. He too, was trained in obedience, and also in directing and ruling over others. Then Jacob, born with this rich heredity, was educated to follow through on the same pattern Abraham and Isaac had learned.

 

The Pattern of Government Organization

 

Much of the coming structure of government is at least strongly indicated by what is plainly revealed. We know it will be the Government of God. God - the Father of Jesus Christ - is Supreme Lawgiver, and Head over Christ, and over all that is. We know that Christ is to be King of kings, - over both church and state, united through Him. We know that King David of ancient Israel will be king over the twelve great nations composed of literal descendants of the twelve tribes of Israel. We know the twelve apostles will each be a king, sitting on a throne, over one of those great nations descended from the tribes of Israel.

 

With this in mind - with the knowledge that Abraham is humanly the father of all who are Christ’s - it becomes plain that Abraham will be given a greater position of authority in God’s Kingdom than David - and that he will be over both Israelites and Gentiles. He is “father” of Gentile converts as well as Israelites. It is plainly indicates that Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, will function as a team, with Abraham as chairman of the team, next under Christ in the coming world Government of God. Jesus Himself said, definitely, that Abraham, Isaac and Jacob shall be in that Kingdom (Luke 13:28 ). Joseph qualified in a special way, but we shall come back to him a little later.

 

Both Church and State

 

Another principle is made clear in God’s Word: Church and State will be united under Christ. There will be one government, over all nations. There will be one Church - one God - one religion- one educational system - one social order. And, as in God’s original pattern in ancient Israel, they will be united.

 

Three men - Peter, James and John, among the original twelve disciples - were privileged to see the Kingdom of God in a vision. Matthew 17:9. In this vision, Jesus, who was actually with them in person, - His face became bright, shining as the sun, His clothing white as light. Two others appeared with Him in this vision - this glimpse into the coming Kingdom - and they were Moses and Elijah. These two, in the vision, represented the offices of Church and State, with and under Christ, as they will be in God’s Kingdom.

 

Both Moses and Elijah qualified in their human lifetime for very high positions in the Kingdom of God. Moses was the one through whom Christ (yes, He was the God of the Old Testament, as many, scriptures prove) gave the laws and the statutes of government for the nation Israel. Moses was trained as a son of a pharaoh -king of Egypt. His training and experience was among Gentiles, as well as Israel.

 

Elijah, above all others, is represented in Scripture as the prophet who restored the worship of the true God - and obedience to His Commandments. These two men, like the “fathers,” Abraham, Isaac and Israel, will then be resurrected immortal, in power and glory. Certainly the indication is given us that, under Christ as King of kings, and under Christ’s top team - will be Moses over all organized national and international government; and Elijah, over all organized church, religious and educational activity. Actually, the Gospel and religious development is merely spiritual education. And it is significant that Elijah had organized and headed three schools or colleges -II Kings 2:3, 5; 4:38 at Bethel, Jericho and Gilgal teaching God’s Truth in a world corrupted by false pagan education.

 

On the National Level

 

On the purely national level, the nations descended from the two tribes of Ephraim and Manasseh (descended from Joseph), will become the two leading nations of the world. Jeremiah 30:16-18; 31:4-11, 18-20; Isaiah 14:1-2; Deuteronomy 28:13. But, next to them will be the nations descended from the other tribes of Israel. And, after them, but still prosperous, the Gentile nations.

 

King David, resurrected, immortal, under Moses, over all twelve nations of Israel. Jeremiah 30:9; Ezekiel 34:23-24; 37:24-25. Each of the original twelve apostles will be king, under David, over one of these then super-prosperous nations. Matthew 19:28. Under the apostles, each now king over a great nation, will be the rulers over districts, states, shires, counties or provinces, and over cities.

 

But, in every case, these kings and rulers will be resurrected immortals, born into the Kingdom, Family of God as Spirit beings - not flesh-and-blood mortals. And, in every case, they will be those who qualified, by overcoming, spiritual character development, growth in Christ’s knowledge - training in being ruled by God’s Law and Government, as well as learning to rule.

 

But what of all the Gentile nations? Who will be given top positions of rule over them? There is strong indication - not a definite, specific statement -but indication, according to principles and specific assignments that are revealed, that the Prophet Daniel will be made king over them all, directly under Moses. What prophet did God send to be trained at top-level government authority, in the world’s very first world empire? God in His Word gave Daniel the assurance that he shall be in the Kingdom of God, at the time of resurrection. Daniel 12:13. It is an interesting possibility, in passing, to consider that Daniel’s three colleagues in this Chaldean Empire service might serve as a team directly with and under Daniel. In fact there are a number of such teams which appear to be possibilities.

 

Of course there will be kings appointed by Christ over every Gentile nation. And district rulers under them, and rulers over cities. There is no indication as to the identity of any of these, except that those apostles and evangelists who worked with and directly under Paul, Barnabas, Silas, Timothy, Titus, Luke, Mark, Philemon, etc. undoubtedly will be given offices of importance. And what of others of that same time in the Church, and down to our present day? We can mention, here, only what seems to be rather clearly indicated from what God has already revealed.

 

The International Level

 

It seems evident, that Joseph will be made director of the world’s economy - its agriculture, its industry, its technology, and its commerce - as well as its money and monetary system. These systems will be on the international level, the same in every nation.

 

Another tremendous project on the worldwide international level will be that of rebuilding the waste places, and the construction of whatever really great and large buildings or structures Christ will require for the world He will create. “And they shall build the old wastes, they shall raise up the former desolations, and they shall repair the waste cities, the desolations of many generations.” Isaiah 61:4. Indication is strong, that Jobe will be director of worldwide urban renewal, rebuilding the waste places and the destroyed cities, not as they are now, but according to God’s pattern; vast engineering projects, such as dams and power plants - or whatever the ruling Christ shall decree.

 

So much for the new world super civilization on the national and international level. Now we come to the world tomorrow on the individual level, the church, the religion, the educational system.
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CHAPTER 5: Education and Religion Tomorrow


WHEN JESUS CHRIST RETURNS to earth, He is coming, this time, to save the world, spiritually. When He sits on the throne in Jerusalem, all nations will be represented there before Him and judgment will be given. Christ will give to all nations a new and pure language: “For then will I turn to the people a pure language that they may all call upon the name of the [Eternal], to serve him with one consent.” Zephaniah 3:9.

 

The pure truth of God will be proclaimed to all people. No one will be deceived any longer. But “the earth shall be full of the knowledge of the [Eternal], as the waters cover the sea.” Isaiah 11:9. But all this work of spiritually saving the world as a whole, not necessarily every individual, will require reeducating the world.

 

Reeducating the World

 

But now consider those in our more universally educated affluent nations - the United States , Britain , Canada, Australia, Germany, France, and such nations. We covered a section on this world’s paganized, agnostic, decadent education earlier. Even the great minds- have obsorbed false knowledge.They have been trained in a false approach to knowledge. Almost always, error is based on a false assumed premise or hypothesis taken for granted, never questioned and of course, unproven.

 

The“educated” minds have been filled with such false hypotheses. They have allowed a false sense of values to flood their minds. Truth appears to them to be fable. What is right may be to them foolishness. That which may be utterly wrong appears to be right. They come to view things through the false concept of evolution. This mis-education holds their minds captive. It has been explained how the natural carnal mind, devoid of revealed knowledge from God, is limited to knowledge of the physical and material. The approach to all knowledge in the Western world has been through the evolutionary hypothesis - never through God’s revealed knowledge.

 

In God’s millennial civilization, the basis of all knowledge dissemination will be revelation. Truth will replace error. Understanding will replace materialism. True knowledge will replace intellectual ignorance. God’s inspired Word, the Bible, is the foundation of knowledge. But they have been trained to hold this true foundation in prejudiced contempt. Yes, indeed, the educating and reeducating of the world will be one of the most important tasks the Kingdom of God will face, after Christ returns to rule. Today people follow the false and deceptive values. Their entire thinking will require a reorientation - a change of direction.

 

A Headquarters Church

 

We have seen that the earth, after this thousand-year-period begins, will be as full of the true knowledge of God as the oceans are full of water. Isaiah 11:9. How will this be brought about?

 

The Prophet Micah gives part of the answer: “But in the last days it shall come to pass, that the mountain of the house of the (Eternal) shall be established in the top of the mountains, and shall be exalted above the hills; and people shall flow unto it.” Micah 4:1. Prophecy uses “mountain” as a symbol of a major nation, and “hills” as a symbol of smaller nations. In other words, the Kingdom of God the Kingdom of resurrected immortals - the ruling Kingdom will be established in complete authority over the major nations and exalted above the small nations - and people will flow to God’s Kingdom.

 

Christ, Himself, will be ruling from Jerusalem. Stationed there with Christ, under immediate direction of Elijah, it is indicated, will be those changed to Spirit chosen by Christ to constitute the Headquarters Church. Revelation 3:12 indicates those of this " Philadelphia ” era will be pillars in that Headquarters Church. Next, in this all-important Headquarters Church organization, working with and directly under Elijah, it appears, will be the resurrected John the Baptist. He came “in the power and spirit of (Elijah)” Luke 1:17. Of him, Jesus said, “Among them that are born of women there hath not risen a greater than John the Baptist ...” Matthew 11:11. He was the Elijah prophesied to come. Matthew 17:10 -13; and 11:7-11.

 

Jesus said that no man who ever lived was greater than John the Baptist. Yet, even the least in the resurrected Kingdom will be greater. Matt. 11:11. It is evident that John the Baptist will be placed in very high office. It seems logical that he should be placed with, or immediately under, Elijah. This Headquarters Church, at Christ’s own world capital of Jerusalem, then, undoubtedly will be given the administration of the world’s new system of education. Also the indication is that the teaching of spiritual truth - of the true gospel, the spiritual conversion of the world - will be directed, worldwide, from this Headquarters Church, under Elijah and the overall direct supervision of Jesus Christ.

 

The principal purpose for which Christ is returning to earth is to spiritually develop in humanity Godly character, and to save the world. Most religious people, ministers, and evangelists (fundamentalist), have supposed that this time, now, is the only day of salvation. The verse of Scripture they rely on is a mistranslation. II Corinthians 6:2. It should read “a day of salvation,” not “the” quoted from Isaiah 49:8, where it is “a” not “the”. If Christ had been trying to “save” the world, He would have saved the world. It hasn’t been “saved.” God doesn’t use a babylon of confused, disagreeing religious organizations, divided into hundreds of different concepts of theological doctrine, as His instruments.

 

But the real world evangelism will be administered by this Headquarters Church, composed of resurrected immortals, under direct personal supervision of Christ Himself. One thing there will not be in the millennial Headquarters Church is a doctrinal committee of intellectual “scholars” to decide whether Christ’s teachings are true doctrines. One other tremendous organizational function will be directed from this Headquarters Church - that of direction of all the churches over the world. These churches will be composed of those who become converted - begotten of God by receiving His Holy Spirit.

 

Just as the converted Christian in this present age must continue to live a life of overcoming, and of spiritual growth and development (II Peter 3:18) so will they in the Millennium. Happily they then will not have to overcome Satan. But they shall have to overcome all evil impulses, habits, or temptations, innate within themselves. With only one Church, one religion, one faith, there will be many church congregations in every city, others scattered through rural areas. There will be district superintendents over areas, and pastors, elders, deacons and deaconesses in every local church. This, then, gives an insight into how the world will be organized.

 

This shows how a super world government can, and will, be established on earth. But doesn’t it make you want to shout for joy, to realize what a civilization, what a world, is actually coming? Doesn’t it make you want to really put your heart into your prayers, praying earnestly, “Thy kingdom come! Thy will be done on earth, as it is in heaven!”

 

Someone may ask, “What about the women?” Yes, there were outstanding women- Sarah, Rebecca, Rachel. There were Miriam, Deborah, and others. Sarah is called the mother of righteous women in the New Testament I Peter 3:6. Deborah actually judged, or ruled Israel for a time. Their status in the Kingdom will be the same as men. We would certainly suppose that women such as these will be given high position and great honor in the Kingdom. But we do not presume, in this present writing, to suggest what it shall be.
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CHAPTER 6: Now Picture Tomorrow's World!

WE HAVE COVERED SOMETHING of the organization of the government that will rule tomorrow’s world. Now picture the changed conditions! Look now at the solved problems! See, now, a glimpse into a world of no illiteracy, no poverty, no famine and starvation, into a world where crime decreases rapidly, people learn honesty, chastity, human kindness, and happiness - a world of peace.

 

The Population Explosion Solved

 

God predicts vast reforms everywhere in the wonderful utopian era He says will soon break out on this earth. Can you imagine it? A world of great strides in solving the most crucial problems facing mankind. Today - the greatest and most awesome problem of all is the population explosion. Growing populations in all nations are rapidly outstripping the ability of the world to sustain them. And the areas of the greatest rise in population are the underdeveloped parts of the world - the “have-not” nations of poverty, illiteracy, disease and superstition. Remember, not more than 10 percent of the earth’s surface is tillable, or arable, land. The daily, ominous pressure of people is one of the truly incomprehensible problems today.

 

But God has the solution, and how simple it is. Simply make most of the earth cultivatable. Reduce the bare, snow-swept and craggy mountains, raise up some of the deep, arid desert valleys, change the world weather patterns. Make all the deserts green and fertile. Open up huge slices of the earth, like the Kalahari Desert , the Lake Chad basin and the Sahara in Africa , the Gobi Desert in Asia, and the great American deserts. Make green and verdant the vast wastes of Mongolia , Siberia , Saudi Arabia and many of the Western states in the U.S. Then, provide good, gentle rainfall, in right balance, just at the right season.  And what happens?

 

Multiple millions of acres of unbelievably fertile, productive, wonderful farmland suddenly become available - just waiting to be discovered, and pioneered. Impossible? In the hands of man- certainly.  But look what God promises. “I will open rivers on the bare heights, and fountains in the midst of the valleys; I will make the wilderness a pool of water, and the dry land springs of water. I will put in the wilderness the cedar, the acacia, the myrtle, and the olive; I will set in the desert the cypress, the plane and the pine together; that men may see and know, may consider and understand together, that the hand of the Lord has done this, the Holy One of Israel has created it. Isa 41:14-20.

 

Pure Water-Fertile Deserts

 

Can you imagine such a fabulous scene? Deserts becoming green, fertile, garden lands of trees, shrubs, bubbling springs and brooks; mountains brought low, and made inhabitable. Notice how God describes these conditions in many parts of the Bible. “For waters shall break forth in the wilderness, and streams in the desert; the burning sand shall become a pool, and the thirsty ground springs of water; the haunt of jackals shall become a swamp, the grass shall become reeds and rushes.”Isaiah 35:6-7, RSV. Read the whole 35th chapter of Isaiah. God says, “The wilderness and the solitary place shall be glad for them; and the desert shall rejoice, and blossom as the rose. It shall blossom abundantly, and rejoice even with joy and singing ...” verses 1-2.

 

Land Beneath Sea Reclaimed

 

Man recognizes much of the wealth of the world lies beneath the seas. Oil, gold, silver, and dozens of minerals - these all remain unobtainable today, lying untapped deep under the vast oceans. Also, seawater contains a great deal of gold and most of the world’s gold supplies are under the oceans. Many areas of the earth are ravaged by tidal action - by the ceaseless pounding of the surf that gradually wears away additional land. The lowlands of Europe, Holland in particular, consist to quite an extent of land reclaimed from the sea. Think of the multiple millions of additional acres available to mankind if some of the world’s oceans were reduced in size. And God says they shall be! Sounds incredible - but it’s true!

 

Today, the United States realizes water shortages are becoming critical. Wasted water through the huge consumption of industry, through pollution, and through the prodigious amounts used by each person each day, mean the ominous approach of that day when water is scarce. And any sudden disasters in American wheat areas could mean threatening famine in the United States - because she has insufficient reserves.

 

But God says disease and sickness will finally be conquered. That is the express aim of all the vast medical and pharmaceutical companies today - the final conquering of the ills, sicknesses and diseases of mankind. Medical science seeks to find cures for sickness - cures for flu, and the common cold - cures for cancer, sclerosis, heart disease, arthritis, deafness and blindness, muscular dystrophy, epilepsy, and all the other pain-ridden debilities of man. God reveals a great result of the increased productivity of the land, and the abundance of right and good foods - together with right knowledge and education in health laws - will be good health for all.

 

The dream of conscientious doctors may be to put themselves out of a job, by finding cures for every sickness and disease. But let’s face it! To ignore the cause and merely treat the effect - to tacitly encourage people to continue causing sickness and disease by neglecting to educate them against it- could only perpetuate the medical profession. Can we have utopia with people causing themselves sickness and disease, secure in the delusion that medical “science” can remove the penalty?

 

In God’s new world tomorrow, there will, indeed, probably be a place for doctors. But it will be teaching people to keep well, by avoiding the causes of disease. That will require an entirely new type of medical education. And so the frightening, manifold problems of the population explosion, bad weather, sickness and disease, and all problems relating to the population rise - such as over-crowding, pollution, rising crime, and the psychological pressures from big-city living - all these will be solved in our time.

 

  What about Distribution of Populations?

 

Will there be room for the multiple billions of humans on earth? Of course. Remember, only 15 percent of the earth’s surface is habitable today - and not more than 10 percent is cultivatable. But when God makes all the earth inhabitable, even changing the whole weather patterns of earth, the ocean currents, and flow of arctic air, the jet streams, the pattern of mountain ranges and placement of continents, all earth will be peopled. Read the whole chapter of Ezekiel 36. God says, “...I will also cause you to dwell in the cities, and the wastes shall be built... This land that was desolate is become like the garden of Eden; and the waste and desolate and ruined cities are become fenced, and are inhabited.” verses 33, 35.

 

And what about all other nations? Notice: “In that day shall there be a highway out of Egypt, (Egypt still exists as a nation- to Assyria, many of whose people migrated centuries ago to Europe - modern Germany, and the Assyrian shall come into Egypt, and the Egyptian into Assyria , and the Egyptians shall serve with the Assyrians. In that day shall Israel be the third with Egypt and with Assyria, even a blessing in the midst of the land: whom the- Eternal- of hosts shall bless, saying, Blessed be Egypt my people, and Assyria, the work of my hands, and Israel mine inheritance.” Isaiah19:23-25. What a utopian prediction that is!


Egypt
and Germany are pictured in loving, respectful, serving cooperation with the very peoples they contended with in the past. That’s real progress! So your Bible reveals nations still existing - and in specific places. It reveals re-population of waste places rendered temporarily useless by the ravages of war and plagues. Return to Chapters  

 

CHAPTER 7:... And All Speaking The Same Language

CAN YOU IMAGINE A WORLD OF ONE LANGUAGE? Think back a little. One of the major barriers to mutual understanding and cooperation between peoples has been the language barrier. When one man cannot understand another - he can’t freely exchange ideas, philosophies, concepts, or opinions. And in translating, the personal rapport, the sense and feeling of what is being said, is lost. If you have ever experienced talking to someone through an interpreter, you probably remember how awkward you felt.

 

Great races, having different languages, cannot seem to come to a meeting of minds. Think what an almost unbelievable step forward it would be, if all peoples everywhere spoke, and read, and wrote the same language. But today, vast areas of the earth do not even possess a written language. Millions upon millions are illiterate - cannot read or write, even their own names. Millions of others are sadly limited in expressing themselves, even in their own language - and haven’t bothered to learn the language of another people.

 

But, in the world tomorrow with God’s civilization established, and ruled by Christ - what a blessing it will be. Man was once bound together by a common tongue. But he used his knowledge for evil - for an attempt to begin the very civilization that would end by destroying itself. But once the returning Christ conquers this earth, He will usher in an era of total literacy, total education - and give the world one, new, pure, language.

 

Since governments will be in the hands of the spiritual Family of God, and partially administered by those human leaders directly under that ruling Family - no military establishment; no intelligence agencies no huge cartels, monopolies, unions, or giant government spending, the economy of the world will be healed. Every necessary industry, educational institution, business will be in sound financial condition. What a world that will be!

 

Final Summation

 

Statesmen, scientists, educators know the only hope for survival and for peace is one world government. We could quote many scores of world leaders affirming this. We could quote other scores of world leaders saying it is impossible. But what man cannot do for himself, the Living God will do for him. World government, perfect government is coming, in the hands of Christ, and unnumbered thousands of Co-Rulers given immortality with and under Him. And that good news is the true Gospel of Jesus Christ. Christ is to inherit the world throne Luke 1:32 -33, which God had promised to David would never cease on this earth. II Samuel 7:13. Jesus said, it was for this express purpose that He was born. John 18:36 -37.

 

Jesus constantly preached the good news about the coming Kingdom of God. Matthew 4:23; 6:10; 7:21; Mark 1:15; 4:11; 14:25; Luke 4:43; 8:10; 9:2, 11, 62, etc. He pictured Himself as the young nobleman going away- to heaven- to be coronated, and to return to earth. Luke 19:12 -27. Repeatedly Jesus said He would return to earth. Matthew 24:27, 30-31, 42; 25:13; Mark 13:26; Luke 12:42-43; 17:24; 18:8; 19:12; 21:27; John 14:3, etc. “If I go and prepare a place (position, office, habitation) for you, I will come again, and receive you unto myself, that where I am, there ye may be also.”John 14:3. He will then be on the earth - Zechariah 14:3-4 with I Thessalonians 4:16.

 

He is coming in all the power of Almighty God, as “King of kings ”Revelation 19:11 -21, to put down the rebellion of warring nations -Revelation 17:14, and establish God’s world-ruling Government over all nations. Daniel 2:44 ; 7:9,13-14, 18, 22, 27; Isaiah 9:7. No wonder the hope of a true Christian is the resurrection -Acts 23:6; 24:15- to live forever- as a co-ruler, under Christ. Jesus said: “And he that overcomes, and keeps my works unto the end, to him will I give power over the nations:...” Revelation 2:26-27. And again, “to him that overcomes will I grant to sit with me in my throne -on this earth ...” Revelation 3:21; Luke 1:32-33. And “... we shall rule on the earth.” Revelation 5:10.

 

The Apostle John, in vision, saw a preview of the beginning of that rule and world government: “And I saw thrones, and they sat upon them, and judgment was given unto them and they lived and reigned with Christ a thousand years.” Revelation 20:4.

 

Jesus said no one could see or enter into the Kingdom of God until he is born of God (John 3:3-5. He made plain when one is born of God, he will be Spirit. We have now, as humans, been born of flesh - and therefore we are flesh. But God is Spirit, John 4:24, R.S.V. and when we are born of God we shall be Spirit. John 3:6-8. Now, we are of the earth. I Corinthians 15:48. We are flesh and blood from the earth, from matter, verse 50, yet flesh and blood humans cannot inherit the Kingdom of God, same verse. But, as we have borne the image of the earthy, human, we shall, when born of God, be spirit. verse 49.

 

Jesus Christ is the firstborn of many brethren -Romans 8:29; Colossians 1:18- who shall be born of God “by a resurrection.” John 5:25-29; 6:39, 40, 44. Christ, the King of kings. Perfect in character, absolute in honesty, integrity, faithfulness, loyalty and trust; filled with outgoing concern for the governed - their welfare and salvation; total knowledge, understanding, wisdom. Complete love, mercy, patience, kindness, compassion, forgiveness. Yet, possessing total power, and never compromising one millionth of an inch with His perfect law - which is the way of love. He will enforce God’s Law, God’s Government on earth.

 

No one will be deceived as the vast majority of mankind is today. All will know the truth. No more religious confusion. Eyes will be opened to the truth. Humans will become teachable. People will start living God’s Way, the way of outgoing concern for others, the way of true values, the way of peace, of happiness. Crime, sickness, disease, pain and suffering, gone. Poverty, ignorance banished. Smiles on people’s faces.

 

Wild animals tame. Air pollution, water pollution, soil pollution, gone. Crystal pure water to drink; clean, crisp, pure air to breathe; rich black soil where deserts, mountains and seas formerly were, producing full-flavored foods, and fantastic beauty. A world filled with happy people, guided, helped, protected, and ruled by those made immortal and everyone realizing that they too,can live forever in supreme happiness. What a fabulous picture!


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