Unformatted text preview: However, since more humans are born daily, and the world population is growing, will the wait ever end? At this rate, more and more people will come into existence and God will be unable to save them all simply by waiting. The only way around this that I see is for God to make it to where women can no longer produce children. My second question brought up in this section is about the third world. Peter says that the third world will replace the previous two destroyed, respectively, by water and fire. God wiped the world clean with the flood during Noah’s time. This however led to our current world, which is far from perfect. How do we know that the Earth’s second destruction will lead to anything better, such as a world under God’s rule? It could just turn out to be broken and corrupt again. Also, how does he know the Earth will be destroyed with fire next?...
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- Spring '11
- New Testament, World population, NT THEO, delayed Parousia