The answer is simple: They didn’t follow ADONAI’s Torah…. (See passages such as Daniel 5:25-31; Daniel 7; 2 Chronicles 20:20 and Luke 21:36.)
In this article - an interesting little study on 5 of the world’s most powerful empires: Persian, Roman, Caliphate/Arab, Mongol, British – the author concludes with this question:
“So how does the United States of America match up with all these behemoths? The United States is certainly the world’s most powerful nation ever, militarily speaking. It combines the British ingenuity for trade with a more deeply held liberalism and continent-sized resources. Like the Romans, it has an attractive culture. Like the Mongols, it can wield total destruction. Like the Arabs, it has spread a universal ideology across the globe. Like the Persian Empires, America combines different cultures and links together regions.”
…This excellent article contains NOT ONE WORD about YHWH and HIS divine Rules! Men are all about their own prowess, their own “might, wealth and power.” Throughout history, mankind has continuously failed to realize that they could have ALL those things IF they only adhered to YHWH and His Torah….
The truth is that the United States has been in the process of losing touch with YHWH and His Messiah ever since the Ten Commandments were kicked out of schools and other government buildings.
America is filled with pride, arrogance, decadence, hatred, violence, racism, anti-Semitism, ignorance, deceivers and everything YHWH hates. Therefore, I predict that the USA will end up like every other “great empire” of the world: FALLEN!
Jeremiah 10:21 The shepherds have become stupid, they have not consulted ADONAI. This is why they have not prospered, and all their flocks are scattered. (CJB)
Jeremiah 10:23 ADONAI, I know that the way of humans is not in their control, humans are not able to direct their steps as they walk. (CJB)
Galatians 6: 3 For if anyone thinks he is something when he is really nothing, he is fooling himself. (CJB)
James 4: 1. From where is it, that there are among you arguments and conflicts? Is it not from the lusts which war in your members? 2. You covet but do not possess; and you kill and envy, and effect nothing: and you fight and make attacks; and you do not have, because you do not ask. 3. You ask, and do not receive because you ask wickedly, that you may feed your lusts. 4. You adulterers, don’t you know that the love of the world is hatred towards Elohim? He therefore who chooses to be a lover of this world is the enemy of Elohim. (CJB)
2 Timothy 3:1. But know this: That in the latter days hard times will come: 2. and men will be lovers of themselves and lovers of money, boasters, proud, revilers, unyielding towards their own people, deniers of grace, wicked, 3. unloving, addicted to irreconcilable malicious gossips, ferocious, haters of the good, 4. treacherous, rash, inflated, attached to pleasure more than to the love of Elohim, 5. having a form of respect for Elohim but wide from the power of Elohim. Them who are such, repel from you.
6. For of them are they who creep into this and that house and captivate the women who are plunged in sins and led away by divers lusts, 7. who are always learning, and can never come to the knowledge of the truth. (AENT)
2 Timothy 4:1. I charge you before Elohim and our Master Y’shua the Mashiyach who is to judge the living and the dead at the manifestation of his Kingdom 2. Proclaim the Word and persist (in it) with diligence, in time and out of time; admonish and rebuke with all patience and instructiveness.
3. For the time will come when they will not give ear to sound teaching; but, according to their lusts, will multiply to themselves teachers in the itching of their hearing; 4. and will turn away their ears from the truth, and incline after fables. 5. But be vigilant in all things; and endure evils and do the work of a proclaimer of the Good News, and fulfill your ministry. (AENT)