²⁸God blessed them; and God said to them, “Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the earth, and subdue it; and rule over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the sky and over every living thing that moves (Or crawls) on the earth.”
Note that the earth is not ours!
And nothing that belongs to it is ours!
We came naked into this world, and we will leave naked.
All you have in your possession, you have it on loan for a certain period of time, and you will have to leave it behind when you exchange this temporary dwelling-place for the eternal.
So, what is the use of fighting over some earthly materials, or a piece of land?
Don’t you understand that it all belongs to God?
²⁹Then God said, “Behold, I have given you every plant yielding seed that is on the surface of (Literally: face of) all the earth, and every tree which has fruit yielding seed (Literally: in which is the fruit of a tree yielding seed); it shall be food for you;
From the very first beginning God gave us food.
He provided all that we needed, and if we would have been satisfied with what He gave, there would not have been jealousy. Remember that jealousy was the reason for the first murder!
³⁰and to every animal of the earth and to every bird of the sky and to everything that moves (Or crawls) on the earth which has life (Literally: in which is living breath), I have given every green plant for food”; and it was so. ³¹And God saw all that He had made, and behold, it was very good. And there was evening and there was morning, the sixth day.
God saw all that He had made, and behold, it was very good.
The difference came when people started to be rebellious against God, and do the things that God had forbidden.
These days most people still rebel against God, and they are so blinded that, instead of turning back to God, they curse Him. They seem not to be able to understand why there is so much turmoil on earth, and why God is not blessing those who completely ignore Him and have turned against Him.
I wish that people would get their eyes open and understand that what they do against God, will very hard backfire on themselves.
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