According to business (and many ministry) models of today, the trip across the Sea was a poor investment of time and resources. Why did Jesus invest hours and considerable effort to minister to one?
Satan is a brilliant deceiver. He has convinced many that because the exact date of the Rapture is unknown, we also cannot know the season of the Lord’s return. But why should we care? And what should we do?
When interpreting prophetic passages, it is important to remember that Scripture can have dual meanings. The small, three-chapter book of Joel clearly points to events that will take place in the Last Days.
There are physiological, psychological, spiritual, and relational benefits to being thankful. Being able to see these benefits is not difficult— being able to be grateful in a world wrought with many challenges can be difficult.