In the space of three weeks, we were reminded of the fraility of the human life. How susceptible is the human race? How truly helpless are we in the face of a marauding nature (controlled by the creator himself)? For all the technological innovation, Man is just as a small speck of dust in front of his creator!
Paul declares the seriousness of preaching another gospel. When thinking of cults and false teachers we are not thinking of those who are Christians but might have some differences on doctrine here and there but we are considering those who are seeking to damn others in hell by replacing the gospel of God with another gospel.
More people travel by plane than ever before. Formerly this mode of travel was solely the realm of the wealthy, but in the present society it appears that nearly everyone has been on a plane. The downturn in home-based holidays is largely due to the availability and economy of flights to lands where sunshine is almost guaranteed.