Man’s End Times Attempts To Finish the Tower of Babel

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Genesis, the first book of the Bible, relates the account of the Tower of Babel: man’s first attempt, after the flood, at self-glorification through the construction of tall buildings or structures.

“And the whole earth was of one language, and of one speech.  And it came to pass, as they journeyed from the east, that they found a plain in the land of Shinar; and they dwelt there. And they said one to another, Go to, let us make brick, and burn them throughly. And they had brick for stone, and slime had they for morter. And they said, Go to, let us build us a city and a tower, whose top may reach unto heaven; and let us make us a name, lest we be scattered abroad upon the face of the whole earth.”
–Genesis 11:1-4

“…a tower, whose top may reach unto heaven;”

THIS has been a goal of man since almost the beginning.

OF COURSE, after the results of man’s attempt at building the Tower of Babel, man lost his appetite (for centuries!) for “a tower, whose top may reach unto heaven.”

The consequences for those who engaged in the construction of the Tower of Babel was not at all what they had planned.

“And the LORD came down to see the city and the tower, which the children of men builded. And the LORD said, Behold, the people is one, and they have all one language; and this they begin to do: and now nothing will be restrained from them, which they have imagined to do. Go to, let us go down, and there confound their language, that they may not understand one another’s speech. So the LORD scattered them abroad from thence upon the face of all the earth: and they left off to build the city. Therefore is the name of it called Babel; because the LORD did there confound the language of all the earth: and from thence did the LORD scatter them abroad upon the face of all the earth.”
–Genesis 11:5-9

And so, for CENTURIES, the tallest man-made structure was the Pyramids at Giza, the tallest of the surviving megaliths of the pre-flood civilization.

The earliest structures now known to be the tallest in the world were the Egyptian pyramids, with the Great Pyramid of Giza, at an original height of 146.5 metres (481 ft), being the tallest man-made structure in the world for over 3,800 years, until the construction of Lincoln Cathedral in 1311.
History of the world’s tallest buildings

BUT, just because man lost his appetite–for years–for commencing tall structures, does not mean that wicked man was through with self-glorification through tall structures.

That appetite has largely been addressed during the last days.

The Ten Tallest Buildings in the World (VIDEO)

Evolution of the World’s Tallest Buildings (1922-2020) (VIDEO)

Dubai Creek Tower: Building the World’s Tallest Structure (VIDEO)

Dubai Creek Harbor

So, from the photos and videos of the tops of modern buildings poking through the clouds, it appears man’s attempts at self-glorification through the engineering and building of tall structures “whose top may reach unto heaven” is proceeding as befits the pride and arrogance of man.

Of course, one has to suspect that the recent attempts at finishing the Tower of Babel will prove no more successful than that of the original structure.

It is not YET too late: there is still time to change direction (repent), place your faith (hope) for the future entirely on Jesus Christ and enter the kingdom of heaven.

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DOES the reader believe he is NOT saved?

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THE GOSPEL OF JESUS CHRIST

“Moreover, brethren, I declare unto you the gospel which I preached unto you, which also ye have received, and wherein ye stand; By which also ye are saved, if ye keep in memory what I preached unto you, unless ye have believed in vain. For I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures; And that he was buried, and that he rose again the third day according to the scriptures:

And that he was seen of Cephas, then of the twelve: After that, he was seen of above five hundred brethren at once; of whom the greater part remain unto this present, but some are fallen asleep. After that, he was seen of James; then of all the apostles. And last of all he was seen of me also, as of one born out of due time. ”
1 Corinthians 15:1-8

“For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.”
-–Romans 1:16

MORE: Eternal Salvation Through Jesus Christ: Salvation Messages from End Times Prophecy Report

[Portions of this piece appeared originally in End Times Prophecy Headlines: June 12-14, 2020.]

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by Jeremiah Jameson
–with Mondo Frazier

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2- ETPR screenshot from B1M video “Dubai Creek Harbor

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