Jamaica Patois Wisdom – The Elderly

by Jefferson David Tant The Jamaican Patois dialect is colorful, unique, and humorous. It is my desire to share some of the philosophy shown in this mix of colorful phrases that are witty as well as thought-provoking. I hope the readers both profit and enjoy. In my quarter-century plus of teaching there, I have come…

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Growing Old

https://www.lavistachurchofchrist.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/GrowingOld.mp3 by Austin Hausner

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When I am Old, Then I’ll be Good

https://www.lavistachurchofchrist.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/WhenIAmOldThenIllBeGood.mp3 by Jeffrey W. Hamilton Text: Matthew 25:1-13   I.         In Jesus’ parable of the vineyard workers we learn that salvation is available to all who will come to the Lord, no matter when it is done – Matthew 20:1-16             A.        Jesus in his mercy chooses to treat all alike.             B.        When an elderly man wrote to me,…

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I’m afraid of growing old and dying

Question: I’m going through a time right now of fear and turmoil.  Fear of growing older and dying.  It’s a paralyzing fear that I can’t seem to shake.  I  know it has to be a lack of faith. I don’t want to fear.  I want to trust in what God has promised me.  I also…

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Older and Improved?

by Shane Williams in The Lilbourn Light, Vol. 10, No. 7, Nov. 2009. We’ve all heard television commercials that tell us about a product that’s “new and improved.” This is in contrast to an older and therefore inferior product. At least that is what they are hoping will cause you to buy the “new” item. No…

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Why are older people so much nicer and more respectful than young people?

Question: Every time I attend worship, older people like me more than people my age. Why are older people so much nicer and more respectful than young people? There are no young people as nice and respectful as older people. I wish our young people were nice like older people. Answer: “Let your speech always…

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How should sexual immorality be addressed with the elderly?

Question: I read many of your very fine Q&A, articles, and sermons on your web site. Your candor is refreshing as well as offering much. We are searching for conclusions on how to address one aspect of the sexual immorality subject and, perhaps, your study of the subject might help us shed some light on…

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