Bringing the Text to Life
At a Glance
The prophet Joel says that the Day of the Lord is coming. It's a bold prediction. But then, bold predictions have a way of not coming to pass -- such as gadget guru David Pogue's wacky prognostication, for example, reported in the The New York Times in 2006. He wrote: "Everyone's always asking me when Apple will come out with a cell phone. My answer is, 'Probably never.' " Shortly thereafter, Steve Jobs made an announcement, and you know the rest of the story. So, what do we do with Joel's bold declaration?
For material based on today's gospel text, see "An Invitation to Take," February 6, 2008, at HomileticsOnline.com.
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