Governmental gridlock and foul play, corrosive inflation, malicious cybercrime, eerie pandemics, Russian/Ukraine war, European energy shortages, global food insecurity, conflict over Taiwan, deep-seated racial tensions, nuclear proliferation, etc.
You name it — as Gilda Radner’s character on Saturday Night Live, Roseanne Rosannadanna, would say — it’s always somethin’!
This chaotic world refuses to calm down, even for a moment. Like the crazy-making game Whac-A-Mole, one crisis gets knocked down, and another one pops up. Where are the adults in the room? Who’s running this show?
The “Last Days,” they are here.
In 2 Timothy 3:1-9, 1,900 years ago, the Apostle Paul predicted: “… in the last days difficult times will come. For people will be lovers of self, lovers of money, boastful, arrogant, slanderers, disobedient to parents, ungrateful, unholy, unloving, irreconcilable, malicious gossips, without self-control, brutal, haters of good, treacherous, reckless, conceited, lovers of pleasure …