Mankind became increasingly preoccupied with the details
of life -- material possessions, friends, loved ones, pleasures and
success; consequently, they turned a deaf ear to the Gospel. When
people reject the grace of God in salvation, and when believers
neglect Bible doctrine, decadence and apostasy invariably take over.
This was the case at the time of the construction of the Tower of
Babel: the need for evangelism was forgotten, and man substituted
Be joyful in Hope patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.