, in which he claimed that Jesus would return sometime between September 11–13, and that the tribulation would begin at sunset on October 3.Two million copies of the booklet circulated in the years leading up to 1988.And I don't think we should be faulted entirely for this.Like, since we don't see people healed when they walk through our shadow on the street, we should feel like failures.The dating game is rigged, but the problem is not strategic â it’s demographic. Multiple studies show that college-educated Americans are increasingly reluctant to marry those lacking a college degree. It’s not that He’s Just Not That Into You—it’s that There Just Aren’t Enough of Him." data-medium-file="https://timedotcom.files.wordpress.com/2015/08/81i7k7x3-jl.jpg? quality=85&w=194" data-large-file="https://timedotcom.files.wordpress.com/2015/08/81i7k7x3-jl.jpg? quality=85&w=388" class="wp-image-4000670" src="https://timedotcom.files.wordpress.com/2015/08/81i7k7x3-jl.jpg? w=560&quality=85&w=321" alt="" width="321" height="496" Today, mainstream dating guides tell the everything-going-for-her career woman it’s her fault she’s still single—she just needs to play hard to get or follow a few simple rules to snag Mr. This bias is having a devastating impact on the dating market for college-educated women. Lopsided gender ratios don’t just make it statistically harder for college-educated women to find a match. According to sociologists, economists and psychologists who have studied sex ratios throughout history, the culture is less likely to emphasize courtship and monogamy when women are in oversupply.
But the reason I say, "Boy, I don't want to go there right away," is that I would guess that, around the world, in God's total working—especially in cutting-edge mission settings—more amazing, supernatural things are happening than we realize. I think the more biblical-theological answer is that, when Jesus Christ came into the world, he was the Son of God and he was able to do things that were supposed to distinctively point to his deity. And this intense breaking-in of the kingdom and showing itself with these stunning, infallible miracles was shared by these men.He is the author of Eternity Changes Everything and a 12-week study in Revelation. Ever since the time of Jesus, people have been claiming that end-time events will occur in their own day. Miller determined that his calculations had been wrong and claimed a divine delay was part of God’s plan.In the mid-1800s, a Bible scholar named William Miller claimed Jesus would return by March 21, 1844. He eventually settled on a date in October 1844 that again proved wrong. Some underwent physical hardship as they quit their jobs to devote themselves to spreading the word about the imminent return.Stephen Witmer is the pastor of Pepperell Christian Fellowship in Pepperell, Massachusetts, and teaches New Testament at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.He is the author of Eternity Changes Everything and a 12-week study in Revelation. Stephen Witmer is the pastor of Pepperell Christian Fellowship in Pepperell, Massachusetts, and teaches New Testament at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.