Posts tagged with ‘Aging’

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5/28/21 GOD CAN USE YOU AT ANY AGE IF YOU ARE WILLING

by Barry Lovett

“Being such a one as Paul, the aged…, I appeal to you for my son Onesimus.”  Philemon 1:9-10  The apostle Paul, referred to himself as “aged” in today’s text. Some scholars believe Paul was in his late forties or early fifties when he wrote this – certainly not a senior citizen by today’s standards. But life expectancy […]

1/4/21 FAITHFULNESS IS GOD’S REQUIREMENT; FRUITFULNESS IS HIS REWARD

by Barry Lovett

“The righteous…shall still bear fruit in old age.” Psalm 92:12,14. Too often, those who have had long life feel sidelined when they reach their later years.  Psalm 92 reminds us that no matter how old we are, we can have a fresh and fruitful life.  No matter how old we get, we can still be young at […]

10/7/20 IN THE TWINKLING OF AN EYE…WE SHALL ALL BE CHANGED

by Barry Lovett

“We shall be like Him, for we shall see Him as He is.” I John 3:2. For those of us who live into old age, the breakdown of our bodies is inevitable. Memory loss and confusion may occur, but when believers receive their glorified bodies at the resurrection, they will be perfect.  Even more important, in […]

6/19/20 AS LIFE’S SHADOWS LENGTHEN, THOUGHTS OF GOD SHOULD DEEPEN

by Barry Lovett

“I am already being poured out as a drink offering, and the time of my departure is at hand.” II Timothy 4:6. The apostle Paul had a deep longing for is heavenly home in his final days on earth.  His thoughts turned toward heaven and the warm welcome he would receive from the Lord. Although he […]

5/1/20 IN THE TWINKLING OF AN EYE…WE SHALL BE CHANGED

by Barry Lovett

“Jesus, the author and finisher of our faith…” Hebrews 12:2. The bodies we now posses are prone to aging, physical decline, and ultimately death.  But the resurrection of Jesus Christ holds within it the promise of a new supernatural body raised in glory.  As life takes its course in the aging process, we have the hope of […]