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A question about the future....

Moshiach arrived. Israel is now at peace with herself, her neighbors, and the world. The Third Temple is built, and everything is humming along nicely according to Moshiach's halachic rulings, straight from The Source. All the Jews meant to be be in Israel are now there and enjoying their inherited provinces with their tribemates. King Moshiach has died, leaving his oldest and wisest son Ben Moshiach on the throne, and he's now ruling wisely.

What now?

Are we still going to be commuting to our daily jobs, only with a nice, spiritually-satisfied smile on our faces? Will we really then be a "Kingdom of Priests" with some Jews remaining worldwide to teach the rest of the world?

I realize this is a pretty broad question, and an awful lot of speculation about all the wonderful things that will eventually happen in Messianic times is in our literature, lions lying with lambs, resurrection of the dead, etc. I am looking for things from our writings that say what will be experienced by the average Yoseph in the days immediately following the Moshiach's completion of his mission and passing on, but way before the miraculous End prophecies are fulfilled.

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Do Mitzvot? Learn Torah? Help the old/sick/poor people? The goal of Mitzvot isn't to bring Mashiach. It's to do what God said. – Double AA Jun 20 '14 at 23:27
@DoubleAA +1 for Do Mitzvot? Learn Torah? Help the old/sick/poor people? -1 for The goal of Mitzvot isn't to bring Mashiach (judaism.stackexchange.com/a/28697/732) = 0 – Shmuel Brin Jun 21 '14 at 2:04
Moshiach will definitely come whatever we do. We dont pray for moshiach to come that is unnecessary. We only pray he should come 'm'hayro' quickly and that is where mitvot play its part. – preferred Jun 21 '14 at 22:50
@ShmuelBrin I don't see how that link differs from my comment... – Double AA Jun 22 '14 at 1:59
@ShmuelBrin there's a major jump from saying that Mashich's arrival depends on mitzvos and that mitzvos should be done specifically for that purpose. In fact, if the reason for mitzvos is primarily to bring Mashiach, then there's no need for them once he comes. – Matt Jun 22 '14 at 16:21

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