God Drew Boundaries Between Different Races

June 26, 2018

… Why would God delineate boundaries in this way? This is a matter of great importance for all of mankind—truly of great importance! God delineated a range for each kind of living being and fixed the means of survival for each type of human being. He also divided the different types of people and different races on the earth and established a range for them. This is what we will discuss next.

Fourth, God drew boundaries between different races. On earth there are white people, black people, brown people, and yellow people. These are the different types of people. God also fixed a scope for the lives of these different types of people, and without being aware of it, people live within their appropriate environment for survival under God’s management. No one can step outside of this. For example, let us consider white people. What is the geographical range in which most of them live? Most live in Europe and America. The geographical range in which black people primarily live is Africa. Brown people primarily live in Southeast Asia and South Asia, in countries such as Thailand, India, Myanmar, Vietnam, and Laos. Yellow people live primarily in Asia, that is, in countries such as China, Japan, and South Korea. God has appropriately distributed all these different types of races so that these different races are distributed across different parts of the world. In these different parts of the world, God long ago prepared an environment for survival suitable for each different race of human beings. Within these survival environments, God has prepared for them soils of varying color and makeup. In other words, the components making up white people’s bodies are not the same as those that make up black people’s bodies, and they are also different from the components that make up the bodies of people of other races. When God created all things, He had already prepared an environment for survival for that race. His purpose in doing so was that when that type of people started to multiply, and to increase in number, they could be fixed within a certain range. Before God created human beings, He had already thought it all out—He would reserve Europe and America for white people to allow them to develop and survive. So when God was creating the earth He already had a plan, He had a goal and a purpose in putting what He put into that piece of land, and in nurturing what He nurtured on that piece of land. For example, what mountains, how many plains, how many water sources, what kinds of birds and beasts, what fish, and what plants would be on that land, God had prepared them all long ago. When preparing an environment for survival for a given type of human being, for a given race, God needed to consider many issues from all sorts of angles: the geographical environment, the makeup of the soil, the different species of birds and beasts, the size of the different types of fish, the components making up the bodies of fish, differences in water quality, as well as all the different types of plants…. God had long ago prepared all of that. That kind of environment is an environment for survival that God created and prepared for white people and that inherently belongs to them. Have you seen that when God created all things He put a lot of thought into it and acted with a plan? (Yes, we have seen that God’s considerations for various types of people were very thoughtful. For the environment for survival that He created for different types of humans, what kinds of birds and beasts and fish, how many mountains and how many plains He would prepare, He considered with the utmost thoughtfulness and precision.) Take white people for example. What foods do white people primarily eat? The foods that white people eat are very different from the foods that Asian people eat. The staple foods that white people eat consist mainly of meat, eggs, milk, and poultry. Grains such as bread and rice are generally supplementary foods that are put on the side of the plate. Even when eating vegetable salad, they tend to put in a few pieces of roast beef or chicken, and even when eating wheat-based foods, they tend to add cheese, eggs, or meat. That is to say, their staple foods do not consist primarily of wheat-based foods or rice; they eat a large amount of meat and cheese. They often drink ice water because the foods they eat are very high in calories. So, white people are exceptionally robust. Such is the source of their livelihood and the living environments prepared for them by God, which allow them to have this way of life, one that is different from the lifestyles of people of other races. There is no right or wrong in this way of life—it is innate, predestined by God, and it arises from God’s dictates and His arrangements. That this race has this way of life and these sources for their livelihood is because of their race, and because of the environment for survival prepared for them by God. You could say that the environment for survival God prepared for white people, and the daily sustenance they derive from that environment, is rich and plentiful.

God also prepared the necessary environments for the survival for other races. There are also black people—where are black people located? They are primarily located in central and southern Africa. What did God prepare for them in that kind of environment for living? Tropical rainforests, all sorts of birds and beasts, and also deserts, and all kinds of plants that live alongside the people. They have sources for water, their livelihoods, and food. God was not biased against them. No matter what they have ever done, their survival has never been an issue. They too occupy a certain location and a certain area in a part of the world.

Now, let us talk about yellow people. Yellow people are primarily located in the East of the earth. What are the differences between the environments and geographical positions of the East and the West? In the East, the majority of the land is fertile, and rich in materials and mineral deposits. That is, all sorts of above-ground and underground resources are plentiful. And for this group of people, for this race, God also prepared the corresponding soil, climate, and the various geographical environments that are suitable for them. Although there are great differences between that geographical environment and the environment in the West, people’s necessary food, livelihoods, and sources for survival were also prepared by God. It is just a different environment for living than white people have in the West. But what is the one thing that I need to tell you? The number of people of the Eastern race is relatively large, so God added a lot of elements in that part of the earth that are different from the West. There, He added many different landscapes and all kinds of abundant materials. Natural resources there are very abundant; the terrain is also varied and diverse, adequate for nurturing the enormous number of people of the Eastern race. What differentiates the East from the West is that in the East—from south to north, east to west—the climate is better than the West. The four seasons are clearly distinct, temperatures are suitable, natural resources are abundant, and the natural scenery and types of terrain are much better than in the West. Why did God do this? God created a very rational balance between white people and yellow people. What does this mean? It means that all aspects of white people’s food, the things that they use, and the things provided for their enjoyment are far better than what yellow people are able to enjoy. However, God is not biased against any race. God gave yellow people a more beautiful and better environment for survival. This is the balance.

God has preordained which types of people should live in which part of the world; can humans go beyond these limits? (No, they cannot.) What a wondrous thing! Even if there are wars or encroachments during different eras or in extraordinary times, these wars and encroachments absolutely cannot destroy the environments for survival that God has predestined for each race. That is, God has fixed a certain type of people in a certain part of the world and they cannot go beyond those limits. Even if people have some kind of ambition to change or expand their territory, without God’s permission, this will be very difficult to achieve. It will be very difficult for them to succeed. For example, white people wanted to expand their territory and they colonized some other countries. The Germans invaded some countries, and Britain once occupied India. What was the outcome? In the end, they failed. What do we see from their failure? What God has predestined is not permitted to be destroyed. So, no matter how great the momentum you may have seen in Britain’s expansion, ultimately they still had to withdraw, leaving the land still belonging to India. Those who live on that land are still Indians, not the British, because God would not allow it. Some of those who research history or politics have provided theses on this. They give reasons for why Britain failed, saying that it could be because a certain ethnicity could not be conquered, or it could be for some other human reason…. These are not real reasons. The real reason is because of God—He would not allow it! God lets an ethnicity live on a certain piece of land and settles them there, and if God does not allow them to move from that land, they will never be able to move. If God allots a defined area for them, they will live within that area. Mankind cannot break free or extricate themselves from these defined areas. This is certain. No matter how great the forces of the encroachers, or how weak those who are being encroached upon, the invaders’ success is ultimately for God to decide. It is already predestined by Him, and no one can change it.

The above is how God has distributed the various races. What work has God done to distribute the races? First, He prepared the large-scale geographical environment, allocating different locations for people, after which generation after generation survived in those places. This is settled—the defined area for their survival is settled. And their lives, what they eat, what they drink, their livelihoods—God long since settled all of that. And when God was creating all things, He made different preparations for different types of people: There are different soil compositions, different climates, different plants, and different geographical environments. Different places even have different birds and beasts, different waters have their own special types of fish and aquatic products. Even the types of insects are determined by God. For example, the things that grow on the American continent are all very large, very tall and very robust. The roots of the trees in the mountain forest are all very shallow, but they grow very tall. They can even reach heights of a hundred meters or more, but the trees in the forests in Asia are mostly not so tall. Take aloe plants for example. In Japan they are very narrow and very thin, but the aloe plants in the United States are very large. There is a difference here. It is the same type of plant with the same name, but on the American continent it grows especially large. The differences in these various aspects may not be seen or perceived by people, but when God was creating all things, He delineated them and prepared different geographical environments, different terrains, and different living things for different races. That is because God created different types of people and He knows what each of them needs and what their lifestyles are.

Excerpted from “God Himself, the Unique IX” in The Word Appears in the Flesh

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