That thought can easily lead us, into a kind of fatalism. Like that the Muslims, Calvinists and “no free will” Christianity presents. We need to thread carefully here.
By the way. Let’s look at the answer given, by the Calvinist site Got Questions:
The answer they give is more in line with Cindy’s answer…then yours, as the word of God.
I think we need to strive for balance, between being peaceful and being practical.
On the one hand, if mankind doesn’t change their ways…It could lead to the tribulation, and the Zombie Apocalypse. And I am like Paul Revere, yelling:
On the other hand, I see things - in a positive vein. Like that seen by the Eastern Orthodox/ Eastern Catholics and TV evangelist Joel Osteen.
I try to live in harmony - between these two extremes.