Since selfies are a modern development, does the Bible have anything pertinent to say to the subject? We are warned that the last days will be perilous, because “men shall be lovers of their own selves”. Consider: Can you imagine Jesus posting a selfie showing Himself washing the disciples’ feet?
Like a compass, the conscience guides us, helps us keep our moral bearings, know what is right and wrong. The Word of God and a sharp conscience will help us sort through the confusing situations that life sometimes brings us. Learn how to keep a good conscience, void of offense, before God and men.
Life is an aging process and for those who reach old age there are special challenges and blessings. Solomon, the wisest man who ever lived, describes life and old age well in the book of Ecclesiastes.
"Many consider Psalm 139 one of the most beautiful of all the Psalms in the entire Bible. The 139th Psalm is a soul-searching Psalm, and it is a tribute to the omniscience and the omnipotence of God. The reference is to the true and living God who reveals Himself in the Scriptures."
The corona virus pandemic is forcing everyone to evaluate the cost of protecting life. We are asking hard questions, and the answers must be based on the principles from God's Word. These scriptural principles will guide the younger, and teach them to honor the elderly among us.
As we grow older, life brings us experiences from which we can profitably learn. But if we are wise enough to listen to advice from someone who has lived longer than we, we may benefit from their wisdom and avoid repeating their mistakes. What do you wish someone had told you as a teenager?
Youth are very interested in their personal future, but the future of Jesus' pilgrim church is important too. In Revelations 2, Jesus addressed the church at Philadelphia, who faced real-life challenges, but won. Will your church?