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Mystery of Civilization
God originally
set the bounds
of national borders,
intending nations to be SEPARATED to prevent interracial
marriage. Notice, "When the most High divided to the
nations their inheritance [speaking of land or geograph–
ical boundaries], when he
separated
[notice-he
separated]
the sons of Adam, he set the bounds of the
people ..." (Deut. 32:8).
But people wanted to intermarry-until there
would be only ONE RACE!
That desire seems still inherent in human nature
today!
Noah was of perfect lineage in his generations. His
wife and three sons were of that same white strain. But
Japheth evidently had married an Oriental woman, and
Ham a black.
We know little more than stated above about
civilized development prior to the Flood.
Mankind should have learned its lesson by the
Flood, but man cut off from God, and swayed by Satan
had not, and has not to this present day. But once again,
"as it was in the days of Noah," Jesus said in a prophecy,
there is a population explosion, and evils are
multiplying. This time worldwide nuclear war will
threaten to erase all humanity from the earth. But, for
the sake of the "elect" of God's true Church (Matt.
24:21-22), God will cut the destruction short-and this
time send Jesus Christ as King of kings to replace Satan
and sit on earth's throne.
Origin of Cities
It
was only the second generation after the Flood until
a man named Nimrod organized people into cities.
First was the tower of Babel and the city of Babylon.
Then Nineveh and other cities, which became
city-states.
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