By Rev. Julian Duckworth

Wars originate from the love of dominion and from cruelty, which are diametrically opposed to charity*. They are permitted because mankind must live in freedom, and yet they are also under providence* in terms of their outcome. Spiritually 'war' is about our personal work in confronting what is within ourselves that is against the things of God.

(References: Apocalypse Revealed 52; Divine Providence 251)