: "For the nation and kingdom that will not serve Thee shall perish; yea, those nations shall be utterly wasted.” - Isaiah 60:12.
COMMENT: As the text for today says, godless nations shall be utterly destroyed when God Almighty will punish the wicked. The Bible says, "Therefore wait ye upon me, saith the LORD, until the day that I rise up to the prey: for my determination is to gather the nations, that I may assemble the kingdoms, to pour upon them mine indignation, even all my fierce anger: for all the earth shall be devoured with the fire of my jealousy.” - Zephaniah 3:8.
Notwithstanding the mass destruction, God has promised to deliver, through Jesus Christ, His faithful worshippers on that great day when His wrath will be fully made manifest and give them everlasting life in His everlasting, perfect Kingdom. (Daniel 12:1; Revelation 7:9-14; 21:1-7; etc.) "But of that day and hour knoweth no man, no, not the angels of heaven, but my Father only.” - Matthew 24:36.
However, we are in that age known in the Bible as the end of the world and God can strike at any time. People of God every where should therefore repent of their sins of whatever description now, serve Him in truth with fear and love and pray always. It is then God will spare and save us by His grace, according to the Bible. St. Peter stated: “Of a truth I perceive that God is no respecter of persons: But in every nation he that feareth him, and worketh righteousness, is accepted with him.” - Acts 10:34, 35.