Tag Archives: Age

Body and Soul

Sovereign Lord, my strong deliverer,     you shield my head in the day of battle. Psalm 140:7 (NIV) Last night I was invited to dinner by a client. One of the men at our table shared a humorous story of when he was … Continue reading

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Spiritual Arteriosclerosis

Why do you harden your hearts as the Egyptians and Pharaoh did? When Israel’s god dealt harshly with them, did they not send the Israelites out so they could go on their way? 1 Samuel 6:6 (NLT) The events described … Continue reading

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A New Appreciation of Aged Widsom

Never speak harshly to an older man,but appeal to him respectfully as you would to your own father. 1 Timothy 5:1 (NLT) This past weekend, Wendy and I attended a Journey to Wholeness conference at our church along with our … Continue reading

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This Has Not Changed

My old self has been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me. So I live in this earthly body by trusting in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself … Continue reading

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The Old Man in the Crowd

Even in old age they will still produce fruit;     they will remain vital and green. Psalm 92:14 (NLT) Most people that I find myself around are younger than me. Don’t get me wrong. I have a lot of friends who … Continue reading

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Strong Through the Home Stretch

Chapter-a-Day Genesis 17 Abraham fell facedown; he laughed and said to himself, “Will a son be born to a man a hundred years old? Will Sarah bear a child at the age of ninety?” Genesis 17:17 (NIV) When I was a … Continue reading

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Still Playing My Part, to the Best of My Ability

Chapter-a-Day Psalm 71 Now that I am old and gray, do not abandon me, O God. Let me proclaim your power to this new generation, your mighty miracles to all who come after me. Psalm 71:18 (NLT) One of the … Continue reading

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Chapter-a-Day Hosea 7

Their hair is gray,     but they don’t realize they’re old and weak. Hosea 7:9b (NLT) Earlier this summer I went waterskiing for the first time in several years. I grew up on waterskis like a fish in water. For me, … Continue reading

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Chapter-a-Day Deuteronomy 10

So now Israel, what do you think God expects from you? Just this: Live in his presence in holy reverence, follow the road he sets out for you, love him, serve God, your God, with everything you have in you, … Continue reading

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Chapter-a-Day Isaiah 8

"If you're going to worry, worry about The Holy. Fear God-of-the-Angel-Armies." Isaiah 8:13 (MSG) I used to be a news junkie.  I couldn't get enough of it. The 24 hour news stations were always on my television. The car radio was always … Continue reading

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