A new phrase has entered the English lexicon over the past year: the Great Reset. With ominous implications for America and the entire Western world, its many provisions would, if enacted, change our lives in ways most of us have never dreamed of. A new philosophy for reordering the world’s economic structure, the Great Reset would change how we work, how we educate our children, how we save and invest. It would change concepts of government, calling the relevance of nation-states into question.
Though many global elites subscribe to its ideas and concepts, the current push for this Great Reset has emerged from the World Economic Forum (WEF). This international conclave, which typically meets in Davos, Switzerland, envisions a reordered, “better” world rising from the aftermath of the death and economic hardship of the Covid-19 pandemic.
In 2020 WEF founder Klaus Schwab pointed to the pandemic as a global inflection point that offers world leaders and economic theorists the opportunity to remake the world’s economic structure. The WEF website states: “The pandemic represents a rare but narrow window of opportunity . . . to reflect, reimagine and reset our world” (emphasis added throughout).
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau echoed that statement: “This pandemic has provided an opportunity for a reset . . . our chance to accelerate our pre-pandemic efforts to reimagine economic systems.”
A reimagining to what?
But notice something here. If these two leaders who’ve lived under Western capitalist systems want to “reimagine” them, what are they seeking? Obviously something quite different. And the preferred economic flavor of the day among Western intelligentsia and government elites is increasing socialism, if not outright Marxism.
In looking at their intentions it becomes plain that this is what they are seeking. A WEF-sponsored social media ad for the Great Reset, offering happy predictions for 2030, declared: “You’ll own nothing. And you’ll be happy.” It further exulted: “The US won’t be the world’s leading superpower. A handful of countries will dominate.”
Indeed, this socialist/Marxist plan would change the economic balance between the United States and the rest of the world. Enacting its goals and aims would relegate the United States, the beacon of democracy and freedom since World War II, to secondary power status. America would no longer be seen as the leader of the free world, but as a cow to be milked of much of its wealth and power that would be redistributed to supposedly equalize income and wealth among all citizens of the world.
But the “reset” would not apply to only the United States. Free-market capitalism would cease to exist. Nations would largely surrender to a central authority the power to formulate their own economic policies and goals. Central banks in individual nations, if they continued to exist at all, would be stripped of the power to regulate their currencies and influence interest rates. All such power would be ceded to an international body of economic policymakers with transnational aims.
This would all come at the price of national and much individual freedom. Nations are being groomed to willingly turn over power to the dictates of transnational government.
The reset’s planners realize it might take a catastrophic event, such as the breakdown of America’s financial system, to bring about the desired reordering of the world monetary system. Since the start of the pandemic a year and a half ago, the Federal Reserve has created nearly $3 trillion out of thin air, exploding the money supply. The White House and Congressional leaders are working on plans to spend at least that much more.
Could resulting runaway inflation that would destroy the value of the dollar be the catalyst reset planners are waiting for? The destruction of the dollar, the world’s foremost currency since the 1930s, might allow the replacement of our present financial system with one the elites would perhaps claim to be fairer and more inclusive.
There can be little doubt that the intent of the global elites is control—control of nations, economic systems and virtually every aspect of people’s lives. The coordination of governments and “big tech” social media giants to censor and “cancel” dissenting views shows that efforts to control what people think is alive and well.
Another great reset is coming
Students of Bible prophecy should not be surprised by these events. It reveals that the world’s governmental, economic and social structures will be reset for a time in a satanic, power-mad system that will crush the United States, Great Britain and other English-speaking nations, while subjugating billions. Revelation 17 reveals the coming of such a system that will control the world’s monetary system and commerce just before the return of Jesus Christ.
But the good news is that another great reset will shortly follow. That reset, to be carried out at Jesus Christ’s return to earth, is as certain as the rising and setting of the sun. It will be brought about by One who has the absolute, unfettered power to bring it to pass! God’s great reset will bear almost no resemblance to what the world’s elites have in mind!
An end to war
Your Bible reveals that Christ’s second coming will occur at a time of worldwide chaos and warfare. Nothing has been a greater scourge on civilization than war and the threat of war. Recorded history chronicles more than 15,000 significant human conflicts that have taken the lives of hundreds of millions of human beings. The 20th century alone witnessed wars that caused the death of more than 100 million people.
The early stages of God’s reset include putting down all resistance to His rule and then abolishing war. One of the Bible’s most-quoted prophecies is Isaiah 2:4: “He shall judge between the nations, and rebuke many peoples. They shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruning hooks. Nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war anymore.”
Armies, militias, “international peacekeeping forces,” all will be only memories. The nations of the world will cease spending large percentages of their national wealth to sustain standing armies.
For the first time in history, the earth and its people will experience peace. As they look around the smoldering remains of their cities and nations, the world’s remaining population will work together under Christ’s direction to rebuild a world of beauty and splendor never seen before.
If this was all that God’s great reset accomplished, it would be the greatest blessing in human history. The good news, however, is that the establishment of lasting worldwide peace is just the beginning of the story.
Restoration of sound government and blessing
Along with disarming the nations, Christ’s great reset will involve extending His government over all nations. Having absolute power, He will enforce His policies, not being burdened with having to reach consensus among the world’s political leaders. Utopians for centuries have realized true peace can come only with one world government, but not one run by fallible human beings motivated by selfishness and lust for power. History has shown our utter incapability of ruling ourselves.
Enlightened leaders have sought peace and prosperity since the dawn of history, but these outcomes have always eluded their grasp. God’s great reset will bring about world conditions that enlightened thinkers and world leaders can only imagine.
Why has it been this way? Mankind has always rejected the way of life that would bring sound government. That way can be summarized as living in obedience to the law of God.
God created human beings with freedom of choice. For more than 6,000 years of recorded human history, our own stubbornness and resistance to God’s authority has always led mankind to choose to follow Satan the devil in going the wrong way. The time is coming, however, when mankind will no longer choose its own governmental structure under the influence of Satan. Jesus Christ, at His return, will impose His perfect one-world government, His great reset, on the world’s people to rescue them and help them at last choose rightly.
The Bible gives us tremendous hope in telling us of this declaration yet to come: “The kingdom of the world has become the kingdom of our Lord of his Christ, and he shall reign forever and ever” (Revelation 11:15, English Standard Version). Try to imagine what this rule will lead to. There will be no more war. There will be perfect justice and racial harmony. People universally will enjoy good health. Addictions will cease. Strong, happy families will become the basic units of society. Earth will be restored to its original beauty, free of environmental degradation.
The chaos and evil of today’s world should make us yearn deeply for God’s great reset. It will be a world of peace, where even the natures of wild beasts will be changed and children will play safely in the streets, not fearful of being shot, as so tragically happens in our major cities today (Isaiah 11:6-9; Zechariah 8:5). It will be a world of abundance (Isaiah 25:6; 35:1-2; Amos 9:13). During God’s great reset, knowledge of Him and His way will permeate society “as the waters cover the sea” (Isaiah 11:9; Habakkuk 2:14; compare Jeremiah 31:34).
True justice and the ultimate solution to crime
The 20th century, especially in the period after World War II, saw major shifts in the balance of criminal and victim rights in most nations of the Western world. Criminal justice has largely shifted from the punishment of criminals and restitution being made to victims to the coddling of criminals. Courts increasingly turn even violent criminals back out on the streets with little more than a slap on the wrist. In the name of “social justice,” society turns a blind eye to rioting in our cities, allowing those who loot, burn and vandalize to go unpunished.
Believe it or not, this was all foreseen thousands of years ago. The prophet Ezekiel was inspired to pronounce, “The land is full of bloodshed, and the city full of injustice” (Ezekiel 9:9). The prophet Isaiah similarly lamented, “Justice is turned back, and righteousness stands afar off, for truth is fallen in the street” (Isaiah 59:14). How prophetic for our time now!
God’s reset will change all of this. His government, administered on earth by Jesus Christ, will usher in true justice and fairness in society. Gone forever will be victims not only of crime, but of flawed criminal justice systems that too often fail to give them justice.
It will start with the fact that most crimes will not be allowed to take place. Harmful acts will be prevented from happening. “They shall not hurt nor destroy in all My holy mountain” (Isaiah 11:9). Would-be perpetrators will be prompted not even to try to carry out their evil actions: “Your ears shall hear a word behind you, saying, ‘This is the way, walk in it’” (Isaiah 30:21).
The family again at center place
For nearly all of recorded history, the family has been considered the cornerstone of society. The ancient Egyptians, Babylonians, Greeks and Romans all recognized the importance of stable families in forming solid, well-ordered citizens. For centuries, and in virtually all nations, this held true.
The Great Reset envisioned by today’s globalist elites, however, deemphasizes the importance of the family. Parents, they think, cannot be trusted to instill the values and attitudes the state wants in a compliant citizenry. Already we see the opening salvos of this in the growing pressure by elites to push Critical Race Theory and other warped social dogma.
Across America, we see education giving way to indoctrination. The history of a nation God has blessed and used to bless the entire world is distorted to denounce it as fundamentally and irredeemably racist. U.S. efforts to help other nations are recast as acts of racism, colonialism and imperialism.
In God’s society, truth will prevail. All will gain proper perspective of the importance of families and right values.
An end to disease
Disease epidemics have ravaged humanity throughout history. The recent Covid pandemic has taken a great many lives. We see additional tens of thousands dying from the loneliness, isolation and mental health problems resulting from the unprecedented worldwide lockdowns enacted by governments across the world.
Scarcely a century earlier in 1918 and 1919 the Spanish flu epidemic took the lives of more than 50 million worldwide, with nearly 500,000 in the United States alone. In our modern times we might think we have gained mastery over these horrible epidemics, but that’s clearly not the case.
Despite medical breakthroughs that occur on an almost daily basis, millions still die from such ravages. Communicable diseases take an estimated 25-27 million lives each year.
And heart attacks, strokes and other forms of heart disease, formerly considered diseases of only the wealthier nations, are increasing rapidly in the developing world, having become the three main killers worldwide. Until a couple decades ago these were almost unknown in India, China, Indonesia and other nations whose living standards are rising.
Sickness is an unnatural situation, and it is our Creator’s intent that people be healthy. While He may have it take some time, disease will be eradicated under God’s reset.
As people are instructed in right eating, personal hygiene and cleanliness, being freed from the ravages of stress, they will live longer and happier lives—besides God’s direct intervention with miracles to heal (Isaiah 35:5-6).
You have a choice!
God’s great reset will change everything—starting with an outward takeover of the nations but then proceeding to transform people within, to literally change hearts and minds. Only God is capable of doing this.
When Jesus Christ returns to earth, He will have all power and authority. No force on earth, not even the combined forces of the world’s nuclear-armed militaries, will be able to resist His conquest and reign. Accompanied by His resurrected saints from this age, Christ will have power the likes of which the world has never seen. He will put down all opposition in spite of mankind’s final, last-ditch effort to resist His rule (see Revelation 17:14; 19:14-21).
He will change the world through exercising leadership through the multitude of His resurrected followers who will hold key positions in His great reset government. These resurrected followers will work with Christ to reestablish the government of God on the earth, a government that will have as its constitution the Word of God—the Bible. He will grant repentance and pour out His Spirit, leading all to understand and live by His laws, helping them to choose right and remain faithful.
Contrast God’s great reset with the satanic plans of corrupt human beings. The “Great Reset” planned by human political and economic leaders will result in tyranny over peoples’ lives. The ruling cabal will be led by an evil dictator under Satan’s influence whom the Bible calls “the Beast” (Revelation 19:20).
Conversely, God’s great reset will bring the righteous rule of His government, with the wisdom and power to establish lasting peace, true justice, right education, universal good health, love and good will in human hearts and minds and real harmony among all people.
No doubt we will hear more about man’s version of the Great Reset in the months to come. Powerful forces in many nations believe strongly that it represents a gigantic leap forward in human progress. Your Bible indicates it will come to pass. But we are also warned: “Come out of her, my people, lest you share in her sins, and lest you receive of her plagues” (Revelation 18:4).
The choice is yours. Be part of the greater reset by accepting the rule of God in your life today!