The final Temple



I have heard that it is not clear whether Hashem builds or Mankind builds the third and final temple. It does seem however that this event is in the time of Moshiach. Is there consensus on whether Man should force the issue and begin building the Temple, or, to wait for Moshiach? I understand that we are not spiritually ready for the next step, not only among the Jews themselves, but all of mankind, but I wondered if there is a scriptural basis, even in the Talmud that has a clear answer on the issue?


To the Questioner, 

See Talmud Ketubot 111a that the Jewish Nation may not force a state of Redemption before its time. 

With blessings,