The Bible’s answer
- Remove the wicked, whose selfishness harms us all. “
As regards the wicked, they will be cut off from the very earth.”—Proverbs 2:22.
- End all wars. “
[God] is making wars to cease to the extremity of the earth.”—Psalm 46:9.
- Bring prosperity and security to the earth. “
Everyone will live in peace among their own vineyards and fig trees, and no one will make them afraid.”—Micah 4:4, Good News Translation.
- Make the earth into a paradise. “
Thirsty deserts will be glad; barren lands will celebrate and blossom with flowers.”—Isaiah 35:1, Contemporary English Version.
- Provide everyone with meaningful, enjoyable work. “
The work of their own hands [God’s] chosen ones will use to the full. They will not toil for nothing.”—Isaiah 65:21-23.
- Eliminate disease. “
No resident will say: ‘I am sick.’”—Isaiah 33:24.
- Set us free from the aging process. “
Let his flesh become fresher than in youth; let him return to the days of his youthful vigor.”—Job 33:25.
- Bring the dead back to life. “
All those in the memorial tombs will hear [Jesus’] voice and come out.”—John 5:28, 29.