Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Did God destroy the tower of Babel for punishment?

God is happy to see people unite and approach Him, but the Tower-builders were wrong about thinking that stacking stones (literally 'works') together would get them closer to heaven. Their goal was good, their effort folly.

God destroyed the effort and introduced variety of speech. Soon after, Abram was called and was promised blessing for all nations. Jesus became that which the Tower-builders were after: "And I, if I be lifted up from the earth, will draw all men to Myself." — John 12:32.

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