Old Age, Attitudes To
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"Rise in the presence of the aged and honor the elderly face-to-face. "Fear your God. I am the LORD.
In a similar way, you young people must submit to the elders. All of you must clothe yourselves with humility for the sake of each other, because: "God opposes the arrogant, but gives grace to the humble."
Gray hair is a crown of glory; it is obtained by following a righteous path.
The glory of young men is their strength; and the splendor of elders is their gray hair.
Never speak harshly to an older man, but appeal to him as if he were your father. Treat younger men like brothers,
"Each of you is to fear his mother and father. "Observe my Sabbaths. I am the LORD your God.
Listen to the one who fathered you, and don't despise your mother in her old age.
"Honor your father and your mother, so that you may live long in the land that the LORD your God is giving you.
"Anyone who curses his father or mother is certainly to be put to death. He has cursed his father or mother, so his guilt will remain his responsibility."
""Cursed is the one who treats his father and mother with dishonor.' "Then all the people are to respond by saying, "Amen!'
The eye that mocks a father and looks with a disobedient attitude at a mother the valley ravens will pluck it out; and vultures will eat it.
Because God said, "You are to honor your father and your mother,' and, "Whoever curses father or mother must certainly be put to death.'
Because Moses said, "Honor your father and your mother,' and, "Whoever curses his father or mother must certainly be put to death.'
Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is the right thing to do. "Honor your father and mother"" (This is a very important commandment with a promise.) ""so that it may go well for you, and that you may have a long life on the earth."
Children, obey your parents in everything, for this is pleasing to the Lord.
Barachel's son Elihu from Buz responded and said: "I'm younger than you are. Because you're older, I was terrified to tell you what I know. I thought, experience should speak; abundance of years teaches wisdom.
while King Rehoboam conferred with his advisors who had worked for his father Solomon during his administration. He asked them, "What is your advice as to how I should respond to these people?" They advised him, "If today you are a servant, you will serve this people by answering them and speaking kindly to them. Then they will serve you forever." But Rehoboam ignored the counsel that his elder advisors had given him. Instead, he consulted the younger men who had grown up with him and who worked for him.
while King Rehoboam conferred with his advisors who had worked with his father Solomon during his administration. He asked them, "What is your advice as to what response I should return to these people?" In reply, they told him, "If you will be kind to this people, please them, and speak appropriately to them with kind words, they'll serve you forever." But Rehoboam ignored the counsel that his elder advisors had given him. Instead, he consulted the younger men who had grown up with him and worked for him.
Also, when I reach old age and have gray hair, God, do not forsake me, until I have declared your power to this generation and your might to the next one.
I once was young and now I am old, but I have not seen a righteous person forsaken or his descendants begging for bread. Every day he is generous, lending freely, and his descendants are blessed.
"Go and gather the elders of Israel. Tell them, "The LORD God of your ancestors, appeared to me the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob and he said, "I have paid close attention to you and to what has been done to you in Egypt. I have said that I will bring you out of the affliction of Egypt to the land of the Canaanites, the Hittites, the Amorites, the Perizzites, the Hivites, and the Jebusites to a land flowing with milk and honey."' "The elders of Israel will listen to you, and then you and they are to go to the king of Egypt and say to him, "The LORD God of the Hebrews has met with us. Now, let us take a three-day journey into the desert to sacrifice to the LORD our God.'
Later, Moses and Aaron brought together all the elders of Israel. Aaron spoke everything that the LORD had spoken to Moses, and Moses performed the miracles before the very eyes of the people. The people believed and understood that the LORD had paid attention to the Israelis and had seen their affliction. They bowed their heads and prostrated themselves in worship.
"However, if a person hates his neighbor, lies in wait for him, rises up against him, and attacks him so that he dies, and then he flees to one of those cities, then the elders of his own city shall send for him, remove him from there, and deliver him to the related avenger for execution.
Then the father of the young lady, along with her mother, is to bring evidence of the young lady's virginity to the elders at the gate. The father of the young lady is to then say to the elders: "I have given my daughter to this man as a wife, but he despises her. Now look, he has invented charges against her by saying, "I haven't found your daughter to be a virgin." But here is the proof of my daughter's virginity.' Then they are to spread the cloth before the elders of the city. read more.
The elders of that city will then take the man, punish him,
But if the man does not want to marry his brother's widow, then she must go to the elders at the city gate and declare, "My husband's brother refuses to perform the duty of a brother-in-law in order to preserve the name of his brother in Israel. He is not willing to perform the duty of a brother-in-law.'
So all the elders of Israel approached the king at Hebron, where King David entered into a covenant with them in the presence of the LORD. Then they anointed David to be king over Israel.
Elders who handle their duties well should be considered worthy of double compensation, especially those who work hard at preaching and teaching.
This is a trustworthy saying: The one who would an elder be, a noble task desires he. Therefore, an elder must be blameless, the husband of one wife, stable, sensible, respectable, hospitable to strangers, and teachable. He must not drink excessively or be a violent person, but instead be gentle. He must not be argumentative or love money. read more.
He must manage his own family well and have children who are submissive and respectful in every way. For if a man does not know how to manage his own family, how can he take care of God's church? He must not be a recent convert, so that he won't become arrogant and fall into the Devil's condemnation. He must be well thought of by outsiders, so he doesn't fall into disgrace and the trap set for him by the Devil.
The reason I left you in Crete was to complete what still needed to be done and to appoint elders in every city, as I myself commanded you. An elder must be blameless. He must be the husband of one wife and have children who are believers and who are not accused of having wild lifestyles or of being rebellious. Because an overseer is God's servant manager, he must be blameless. He must not be arrogant or irritable. He must not drink too much, be a violent person, or make money in shameful ways. read more.
Instead, he must be hospitable to strangers, must appreciate what is good, and be sensible, honest, moral, and self-controlled. He must be devoted to the trustworthy message that agrees with what we teach, so that he may be able to encourage others with healthy doctrine and refute those who oppose it.
Is anyone among you sick? He should call for the elders of the church, and they should pray for him and anoint him with oil in the name of the Lord.
Therefore, as a fellow elder, a witness of the Messiah's sufferings, and one who shares in the glory to be revealed, I appeal to the elders among you: Be shepherds of God's flock that is among you, watching over it, not because you must but because you want to, and not greedily but eagerly, as God desires.
"I kept on watching until the Ancient of Days was seated. His clothes were white, like snow, and the hair on his head was like pure wool. His throne burned with flaming fire, and its wheels burned with fire.
"I continued to observe the night vision and look! someone like the Son of Man was coming, accompanied by heavenly clouds. He approached the Ancient of Days and was presented before him.
Before the mountains were formed or the earth and the world were brought forth, you are God from eternity to eternity.
Who has performed and carried this out, calling the generations from the beginning? I, the LORD the first and will be with the last I am the One!"
This is what the LORD says, the King of Israel and its Redeemer the LORD of the Heavenly Armies is his name "I am the first and I am the last, and apart from me there is no God.
- Age, Glories Of
- Ancient Of Days
- Bad Children
- Children, Attitude to Parents
- Children, Duties Of
- Children, attitudes towards
- Death Of A Mother
- Death Penalty For Violence
- Disrespect For Old Age
- Fathers, Responsibilities Of
- Honouring Parents
- Law, Ten Commandments
- Love, And The World
- Loving Your Mother
- Loving Your Parents
- Maturity, Physical
- Mothers, Responsibilities Of
- Not Honouring Parents
- Old Age, Attainment Of
- Parents Being Wrong
- Parents Love