Old age is generally held in honor and the aged in society are to be respected. Because of the wisdom associated with their advancing years, elders had an important role of authority and guidance in Israelite society and the new covenant books speak of the leadership of elders within the church.
I must understand this and promote it. It is God’s goal for me.
Do not sharply rebuke an older man, but rather appeal to him as a father, to the younger men as brothers. | 1 Timothy 5:1
The old and elderly are to be respected. This is a basic understanding from God.
The Bible presents growing old as a normal, natural part of life in this world. There is honor involved in the aging process, because growing old is normally accompanied by increased wisdom and experience. “Gray hair is a crown of splendor; it is attained by…
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