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When HaMashiah Returns - Who Will Receive Him

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in response to reader comment: When the Messiah comes ( if he ever does)

Submitted by M. Tovey (United States), Mar 1, 2012 at 14:35

'G-D did not give us our brains and our reasoning ability merely for entertainment.' While I might concede that the human brain can be used for entertainment, the bit about 'reasoning' comes up short in the capacity for good old common sense. Some might be able to exercise some sense some of the time, but evidentially we can generally presume it is not an ability commonly shared or we would not be discussing it beyond the academia of it.

The world we see today is one that is out of control; that the reasoning of mankind isn't quite up to the challenge of the baser instincts of many of the world's population. For example, were there 'reason' to be had, would we need to be discussing how to keep Iran from executing its intentions upon Israel in rational terms? Will their resolve to 'exterminate' the state of Israel on behalf of the 'Palestinian' cause be argued away?

Now, for the ancient texts calling for the Anointed One to arrive and 'solve' the world's ills, most who truly understand the 'return' of HaMashiach know that it is not for a solution, but an execution of the will of Almighty G-d. Those who have placed themselves in His will know this and are ready to receive Him at His WORD. As for those who prefer to follow, say, the 'reasoning' of the Iranian Islamic leadership while they wait for the al-Madhi, unless one has bought into that 'reasoning' for their version of a solution, they will eventually find out in disappointment of their 'reasoning' that they cannot successfully contradict the promises of Almighty G-d.

Humans have indeed been imbued with 'free will,' one that was perfect at one time, but since corrupted by rebellion (sin) and in its imperfection and isolation from Almighty G-d, generally rendered impossible for producing any righteousness (good conduct) and 'reason' in its natural state. Thus, when one truly studies the Torah along with the Nevi'im and Kethuvim, we are able to discern that Almighty G-d understood the weaknesses of humanity and its innate inability to render to Almighty G-d His due; and He made the sacrifice of the Anointed One available for any to believe. This was consummated in the first appearance of Yeshua for those who are willing to believe.

"And I will raise me up a faithful priest, [that] shall do according to [that] which [is] in mine heart and in my mind: and I will build him a sure house; and he shall walk before mine anointed for ever."

"For thy servant David's sake turn not away the face of thine anointed. The LORD hath sworn [in] truth unto David; he will not turn from it; Of the fruit of thy body will I set upon thy throne. If thy children will keep my covenant and my testimony that I shall teach them, their children shall also sit upon thy throne for evermore. For the LORD hath chosen Zion; he hath desired [it] for his habitation. This [is] my rest for ever: here will I dwell; for I have desired it."


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