“Two thousand years ago, Jesus came from heaven as a babe in order to bring peace to earth, but Herod, inspired by the Devil, responded with violence and sent his soldiers to Bethlehem with the mission of killing a large number of innocent children.”
If we want to get an idea about the way heaven sees the violence manifested by human beings toward the innocent, we need to examine what prompted God to take drastic actions towards peoples and nations in the past.
The Flood Generation
Take the case of the Noah’s generation. Why did the Lord decide to wipe them off the face of the earth? Here is the answer:
“Now the earth was corrupt in God’s sight and was full of violence.” [Gen. 6:11] …”