And Bismarck united the many German principalities to create the nation of Germany we see today.
But to take this process on to its final global unification as a New World Order will be historic.
Have we seen national or state borders dissolve in the history of the West? During the Puritan era in the mid-1600's Oliver Cromwell dissolved the borders between England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland to create Great Britain.
In the 19th Century Mazzini united the Italian duchies to form the nation of Italy.
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In the Biblical context this means we are not to judge a person unto eternity. But this admonition has been re-engineered to mean that Christians should not be discerning of the character or the spirit at work in an emerging issue. And did not Jesus exhort us to "be wise as serpents and harmless as doves"? At the present time we as Western Christians are too preoccupied with the pursuit of pleasure and material things to address the serious issues of our time.The nations of Western Christendom will have to compromise on their Christian faith to coexist and embrace all the other world religions. They will also have to surrender their Christian national sovereignty, their ethic of "God and country", to someone who they will accept as a ruler over them.