Wednesday, 18 January 2017

Man vs God

1In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. Now the earth was formless and empty, darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was hovering over the waters.
26 Then God said, “Let us make mankind in our image, in our likeness, so that they may rule over the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky, over the livestock and all the wild animals, and over all the creatures that move along the ground.” (Genesis 1, NIV)

 The Lord saw how great the wickedness of the human race had become on the earth, and that every inclination of the thoughts of the human heart was only evil all the time. The Lord regretted that he had made human beings on the earth, and his heart was deeply troubled. (Genesis 6, NIV)

Two things come from these two chapters of the Bible: God's love for man, and man's fall. The two both disappointed each other but have nothing to do against each other.

After man's fall, God decided to punish his generation, which were in fact blameless over Adam and Eve's mistake. But he's God, he could do whatever he wished for without any questions, just as a tyrant would. 

Now, this man, decided to make up his own small gods because the greater God was incapable of offering any help or support to his life on earth, or was either ignorant of him. Then grew religion from all parts of the world after God saw man's unity on the construction of the Tower of Babel a success. Religion was hence born.

But with religion came different strange beliefs that changed people's characters, behaviors, lifestyles and even how they talked. Some were kind, others harsh, some were even crazy over what they thought they knew. The world grew much dangerous and unsafe for man afterwards. He killed, conquered, ruled, et cetera, over his own kind. Even beast of the wild were better in character and some sense of self awareness.

Religion gave birth to politics later on. Oh no! The church, being the only reliable man's source of peace, brought about an animal that never existed. The Roman Catholic church. Many were killed during it's reign, many escaped from their homes and many were forced to take up on Holy Mary as to avoid death or torture. Man, still the same cursed being, reigned over his fellow beings as a symbol of god on earth.

As politics grew, man invented ways to secure himself over those who had different opinions from him. He invented an army to fight over his borders, which were already established by the church, a government which would do whatever the supreme leader had in mind, the church as a symbol of unity by dividing people and causing more harm, and something called technology that made every being on his country spied upon.

Politics then brought about democracy, kleptocracy, dictatorship, monarchy and all sorts of governments in order to rule man. He created a tool, propaganda, in order to make his enemies appear worse in behavior and goals and favor his ambitions. Later on, he came up with elections, polls, so as to make the masses think of politics and governments in a positive angle, and that they all have freedom in whatever they do and choose. Apparently, the same leading man had authority to change everything according to his way, elections being the key in his governance, but the masses were too blind to note that.

As years went on, people who knew much about politics were assassinated, exiled and some disappeared. The leaders then sort out to use the church, as was before, to control the poor masses. The church had and still has influence on any government by acting as a cover up of corrupt kleptocracies that exist, more-so across Africa. It funds and supplies weapons of war, as it did in Uganda, led to colonialism in Africa and other parts of the world, still acts as a way of penetrating arms in the DR Congo, and invokes wars in countries like Chad, Nigeria and most war-torn West African countries.

Incidentally, the same disease perpetrated by the church is growing so fast in Kenya. The church, the same that led the crusades, led to formation of gangs that killed people in clashes in DRC, is in control of Kenya's general elections, under the IEBC umbrella. Is it a coincidence that all goes back to the same roots? No, it's never by chance. If man was betrayed by God, then he can still betray man and hide the truth from everybody except those in power.

God was for man, then he played man's intellectual integrity and made him the sinner while he was not, and still had people trust in him. The same man will not only lie to the public minds, but to the entire world that he is the rightfully elected leader, as did before him by people from other countries across the world. Should we trust religion, the church, in honesty and integrity? Should we believe that God works through man and will invoke peace whenever needed? Should we trust anything men who claim to have a 'calling from God' say whenever politics and religion inter-marry? The answers will always remain debatable. 

If God never trusted man, then man has no reason to trust God, nor his fellow man.

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