Tag Archives: aging

Eternal Perspective; June 4, 2022


2 Corinthians 5:2 Meanwhile we groan, longing to be clothed with our heavenly dwelling. Paul was older when he wrote this, because he was definitely tired of his physical body. Verse eight makes that explicitly clear, particularly when coupled with … Continue reading

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Death; April 28, 2022


Isaiah 57:1-2 The righteous perish, and no one ponders it in his heart; devout men are taken away, and no one understands that the righteous are taken away to be spared from evil. Those who walk uprightly enter into peace; … Continue reading

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Blessings; October 2, 2019


Psalm 144:15 Blessed are the people of whom this is true; blessed are the people whose God is the Lord. In verses 12-14 David describes abundant material blessings, so it is clear that is what he is talking about here. … Continue reading

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Eternal God; September 1, 2019


Psalm 100:5 For the Lord is good and his love endures for ever; his faithfulness continues through all generations. We don’t worship a flash in the pan! In a world where the rate of change has gone up to 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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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; January 15, 2018


Ecclesiastes 12:1, 7 Remember your Creator in the days of your youth, before the days of trouble come and the years approach when you will say, “I find no pleasure in them”— and the dust returns to the ground it … Continue reading

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Relying on God; October 29, 2017


Psalm 61:2 From the ends of the earth I call to you, I call as my heart grows faint; lead me to the rock that is higher than I. To me this seems to be a very representative prayer of … 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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July 13, 2015


Psalm 92:14 They will still bear fruit in old age, they will stay fresh and green. This is certainly an encouraging Scripture for any senior citizen! However, the previous two verses set the conditions for this condition: being righteous, planted … Continue reading

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