Every generation has been blessed with a prophet sent by the creator. It is the prophets duty to lead the lost sheep back to the fold, and further to eternal light
Unfortunately, Blessed with these powers, he forgets the purpose for his existence and goes about harnessing wealth from this eternal energy he is blessed with.
He seeks to establish sources of recurring wealth on the ventures he establishes, failing to understand his time here is limited to his generation
He realizes the truth, but by then he is in no position to reverse the lost opportunity.