Honoring, Valuing Old Age – Leviticus 19:32

“You shall stand up before the gray head and honor the face of an old man, and you shall fear your God: I am the LORD.” Leviticus 19:32 Throughout Scripture, those of older generations are honored. Gray hair is “splendor,” “a crown of glory” (Proverbs 20:29; 16:31). For those who know Christ, it is a […]

Honored – Ruth 4:13, 17

“So Boaz took Ruth, and she became his wife…and the LORD gave her conception, and she bore a son… They named him Obed. He was the father of Jesse, the father of David.” Ruth 4:13, 17 I recently finished reading the book of Ruth. I was thinking of it this morning, and it struck me […]

Honor – Joshua 10:6-8

“And the men of Gibeon sent to Joshua at the camp in Gilgal, saying, ‘Do not relax your hand from your servants. Come up to us quickly and save us and help us, for all the kings of the Amorites who dwell in the hill country are gathered against us.’ So Joshua went up from […]

Our Reward – 1 Samuel 26:23-24

“The LORD rewards every man for his righteousness and his faithfulness, for the LORD gave you into my hand today, and I would not put out my hand against the LORD’s anointed. Behold, as your life was precious this day in my sight, so may my life be precious in the sight of the LORD, […]