Tag Archives: age

Active Faith; May 23, 2022


Romans 4:21 being fully persuaded that God had power to do what he had promised. This verse is a sentence fragment both in English and in Japanese, but I feel it contains a vital truth. Yesterday I spoke on Living … Continue reading

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Physical Bodies; February 20, 2022


1 Timothy 4:8 For physical training is of some value, but godliness has value for all things, holding promise for both the present life and the life to come. People everywhere tend to be obsessed with their bodies, either to … Continue reading

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Perspective; January 29, 2022


2 Corinthians 4:17 For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all. I read verse one of this chapter and almost stopped right there and wrote on that, and had the … Continue reading

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Old Age; August 27, 2019


Psalm 92:12-15 The righteous will flourish like a palm tree, they will grow like a cedar of Lebanon; planted in the house of the Lord, they will flourish in the courts of our God. They will still bear fruit in … Continue reading

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The Wisdom of Age; August 2, 2019


Psalm 37:25-26 I was young and now I am old, yet I have never seen the righteous forsaken or their children begging bread. They are always generous and lend freely; their children will be blessed. I like this evidence that … Continue reading

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Lifespan; February 8, 2018


Isaiah 65:20 “Never again will there be in it an infant who lives but a few days, or an old man who does not live out his years; he who dies at a hundred will be thought a mere youth; … Continue reading

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Aging; October 21, 2017


Psalm 37:25 I was young and now I am old, yet I have never seen the righteous forsaken or their children begging bread. I have been aware of this verse for a long time, but it didn’t hit me so … Continue reading

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May 23, 2016


Psalm 90:12 Teach us to number our days aright, that we may gain a heart of wisdom. Several things about this Psalm are very interesting. In the first place, it’s the only one we have that claims to be by … Continue reading

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July 19, 2015


Psalm 71:18 Even when I am old and grey, do not forsake me, O God, till I declare your power to the next generation, your might to all who are to come. Old people have a number of purposes, but … Continue reading

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December 17, 2014


Luke 1:18 Zechariah asked the angel, “How can I be sure of this? I am an old man and my wife is well on in years.” It never struck me before, but Zechariah and Elizabeth had to be under 50, … Continue reading

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