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Who side is God on?

Discussion in 'History Forum' started by Salty, Dec 15, 2019.

  1. Salty

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    During any war in general - do you think that God is for one side or another?

    Example - 1776 - the Americian Revoultion
    1930-40's World War II
    1898 Spanish Americian War
    anglo french wars

    War between the (Americian) States
     
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    in each case God is/was on our side.
     
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    "My concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right." - Abraham Lincoln
     
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    technically for us there is no "side" with our God.
    He is in us and we are in Him.
     
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    I think God uses humans to make sure His will shall be done here on earth. At the very minimum, surely God was for the Allies in WW2 who were fighting the evil nations of Germany and Japan.
     
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    God directed strategy for certain battles the Israelis were in. Appears David always consulted Him before committing to battle.

    And God had stated that certain empires would end, & gave a little of the circumstances. For example He told Daniel to tell Belshazzar that very night, his city would fall to the Medes & Persians. He also told Daniel the Greek/Macedonian empire billy goat would knock down & trample the ram that represented the Medo-Persian empire & then that empire would be partitioned into 4 parts when Alex The Great died young, E. G. the biggest of the goat's 4 horns would suddenly be broken off & another smaller horn would grow in its place.

    I believe God sent the American Civil war because of slavery & caused the South to lose, as they were pro-slavery.
     
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    I once read a book by a retired Israeli General who wrote about many of those biblical battles from his professional point of view. It was a real interesting read.
     
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    Sometimes God is on neither side. Sometimes war itself is an act of His judgment. Then again, some wars are considered just. It may not be an easy black and white question.
     
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    I wonder if God that to other countries that have slavery
     
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    I am certain that God will destroy 5/6th of Gog-Magog when it comes against Israel.
     
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