When I was a boy I felt that 50 was old, 60 was very old and at 70 you were almost ready for the grave. That has all changed. As we get older it seems that time speeds up and it was only yesterday when we were children. Time did not move that fast when I was anxiously waiting for the day that I could get my driver’s license or the time when I would graduate from school. The one thing I have learned through the years is that time does not stand still. Time marches on and in this life we are given just so many years and we need to make the best of them while we still can.
When we look back at our life we will always see things that we could have done better. Some people might even have regrets for the things in their past but it serves no purpose to dwell on those things. No one is going to live a perfect life and we still have today to do the right thing. Our experiences can be of great benefit to those younger than us that have their whole life ahead of them. But for them to benefit from our experiences, we must tell them what we have learned.
Titus 2:1-6; “But as for you, speak the things which are proper for sound doctrine; that the older men be sober, reverent in behavior, temperate, sound in faith, in love, in patience; the older women likewise, that they be reverent in behavior, not slanderers, not given to much wine, teachers of good things that they may admonish the young women to love their husbands, to love their children, to be discreet, chaste, homemakers, good, obedient to their own husbands, that the word of God may not be blasphemed. Likewise exhort the young men to be sober-minded.”
Now is the time to pass on what we have learned.
These are the things we learn at The Gathering Place every Wednesday evening at 7 and Sunday morning at 9:30 and 10:30. Come and join in.