Older for the Younger

Workhorse (Adam)

1 Timothy 5:1-2, “Do not rebuke an older man, but exhort him as a father, younger men as brothers, older women as mothers, younger women as sisters, with all purity.”

Life can be very complicated sometimes.  Help is often necessary when dealing with some of life’s problems.  That is where people who have lived before can teach those that have not lived that much.  This is where the older help for the younger.

As a church, there are plenty of different members at different points in life.  There are older people and younger people.  Married people and single people.  Men and women.  So, as this verse states, younger people should not diminish what older people say and older people should not dismiss younger people because of lack of experience.

Younger men should look to older men like a son looks to a father.  That means taking advice when it…

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