How to Stay Young

Ecclesiastes 12:1-5 KJV1 Remember now thy Creator in the days of thy youth, while the evil days come not, nor the years draw nigh, when thou shalt say, I have no pleasure in them; 2 While the sun, or the light, or the moon, or the stars, be not darkened, nor the clouds return after the rain: 3 In the day when the keepers of the house shall tremble, and the strong men shall bow themselves, and the grinders cease because they are few, and those that look out of the windows be darkened, 4 And the doors shall be shut in the streets, when the sound of the grinding is low, and he shall rise up at the voice of the bird, and all the daughters of musick shall be brought low; 5 Also when they shall be afraid of that which is high, and fears shall be in the way, and the almond tree shall flourish, and the grasshopper shall be a burden, and desire shall fail: because man goeth to his long home, and the mourners go about the streets:Isaiah 40:30-31 KJV30 Even the youths shall faint and be weary, and the young men shall utterly fall: 31 But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.Deuteronomy 33:25 KJV – Thy shoes shall be iron and brass; and as thy days, so shall thy strength be.Ways to Measure Age1. Chronological Age – we have no control2. Biological Age – we have some controlWhere you live determines how long you live in Louisville. 3. Psychological Age – we have full controla. Curiosityb. Flexibility to changeAging is less about your arteries and more about your attitude.Ecclesiastes 10:8-9 NLT – 8 When you dig a well, you might fall in. When you demolish an old wall, you could be bitten by a snake. 9 When you work in a quarry, stones might fall and crush you. When you chop wood, there is danger with each stroke of your ax.Fears1. Self-doubt2. Self-conscienceIt is better to attempt something and fail for God than do nothing and succeed.3. Self-pityHow to Stay YoungI. Accept your ageII. Stay activeIII. Don’t stop being usefulIV. Expect God to give you strength for whatever the day brings.Deuteronomy 33:25 KJV – Thy shoes shall be iron an

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