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1 Pg 589 In Church Bibles Chapter 12, Verse 1-5

2 Best Age of life is... A British website, Friends Reunited, says that 70% of people over 40 picked that age as their happiest. 33 years old March 27th, 2012

3 The Difficult Days of Aging

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5 Difficult Days ComeCome

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7 Difficult Days Pictured Difficult Days ComeCome

8 Difficult Days Pictured

9 sun, moon...not darkened clouds return after rain keepers tremble strong men bow down grinders cease...few those look...grow dim doors shut in street sound of grinding...low rises at sound of bird daughters of music...low afraid of height...terrors almond tree...blossoms grasshopper...burdengrasshopper...burden desire fails goes to eternal home lack of clarity...mentally common fogs, depression arms grow weaker legs bow and weaken loose and weakened teeth eyesight fails unable to do what once did hearing problems yet a light sleeper voice is weakened fears grow grey hair appears small things become hard physical desires lessened you die...

10 Difficult Days Pictured Difficult Days Extended Difficult Days ComeCome If your grandfather was born in 1900, If your grandfather was born in 1900, he could expect to reach forty-four years of age. If your father was born in 1940, the life expectancy had increased to sixty-three. If your son was born in 1980, he can expect to live to be seventy-five years old. Presently, there are over twelve thousand Americans over the age of a hundred. If your grandfather was born in 1900, If your grandfather was born in 1900, he could expect to reach forty-four years of age. If your father was born in 1940, the life expectancy had increased to sixty-three. If your son was born in 1980, he can expect to live to be seventy-five years old. Presently, there are over twelve thousand Americans over the age of a hundred.

11 1 in 15 people 1 in 7 people

12 Difficult Days Pictured Difficult Days Extended Difficult Days ComeCome

13 Difficult Days Pictured sun, moon...not darkened clouds return after rain keepers tremble strong men bow down grinders cease...few those look...grow dim doors shut in street sound of grinding...low rises at sound of bird daughters of music...low afraid of height...terrors almond tree...blossoms grasshopper...burdengrasshopper...burden desire fails goes to eternal home lack of clarity...mentally common fogs, depression arms grow weaker legs bow and weaken loose and weakened teeth eyesight fails unable to do what once did hearing problems yet a light sleeper voice is weakened fears grow grey hair appears small things become hard physical desires lessened you die...

14 Difficult Days Pictured Difficult Days Extended Difficult Days...not Done Days Difficult Days ComeCome -when older...still living...normal struggles -more difficult, but not over, not done -many serve God thru whole life!

15 Difficult Days...not Done Days -many serve God thru whole life! ➢ Moses started serving God at 80!

16 Then Moses and Aaron did so; just as the Lord commanded them, so they did. And Moses was eighty years old and Aaron eighty-three years old when they spoke to Pharaoh. Exodus 7:6-7

17 Difficult Days...not Done Days -many serve God thru whole life! ➢ Moses started serving God at 80! ➢ Caleb was going strong at 85!

18 here I am this day, eighty-five years old....Now therefore, give me this mountain of which the Lord spoke in that day... Joshua 14:10-12

19 Difficult Days...not Done Days -many serve God thru whole life! ➢ Moses started serving God at 80! ➢ Caleb was going strong at 85! ➢ Anna at 84 was serving God daily

20 Now there was one, Anna, a prophetess, the daughter of Phanuel, of the tribe of Asher. She was of a great age, and had lived with a husband seven years from her virginity; Luke 2:36

21 and this woman was a widow of about eighty-four years, who did not depart from the temple, but served God with fastings and prayers night and day. Luke 2:37

22 Difficult Days...not Done Days -many serve God thru whole life! ➢ Moses started serving God at 80! ➢ Caleb was going strong at 85! ➢ Anna at 84 was serving God daily ➢ Paul served God well into his later years

23 I rather appeal to you—being such a one as Paul, the aged... Philemon 9

24 Difficult Days...not Done Days -many serve God thru whole life! ➢ Moses started serving God at 80! ➢ Caleb was going strong at 85! ➢ Anna at 84 was serving God daily ➢ Paul served God well into his later years

25 The silver-haired head is a crown of glory, If it is found in the way of righteousness. Proverbs 16:31

26 The glory of young men is their strength, And the splendor of old men is their gray head. Proverbs 20:29

27 ‘You shall rise before the gray headed and honor the presence of an old man, and fear your God: I am the Lord. Leviticus 19:32

28 Difficult Days...not Done Days -many serve God thru whole life! ➢ Moses started serving God at 80! ➢ Caleb was going strong at 85! ➢ Anna at 84 was serving God daily ➢ Paul served God well into his later years

29 Difficult Days Pictured Difficult Days Extended Difficult Days...not Done Days Difficult Days ComeCome -when older...still living...normal struggles -more difficult, but not over, not done -many serve God thru whole life!

30 Difficult Days Pictured Difficult Days Extended Difficult Days...not Done Days Difficult Days Living in Light of Difficult Days ComeCome

31 Difficult Days Living in Light of Difficult Days ComeCome - Be healthy - take care of your body - Be ready - may have many years left Average life expectancy in US If you retire at 60...have 1/4 of life left!!!...maybe even more.... How will you handle this financially? What will you do with these years given to you?

32 Difficult Days Living in Light of Difficult Days ComeCome - Be healthy - take care of your body - Be ready - may have many years left - Be Now - v.1 (live in present, not in past) - Be godly - Remember Creator Now!!! It will never be easier than it is today to surrender to and serve God

33 - Be godly - Remember Creator Now!!! It will never be easier than it is today to surrender to and serve God ➢ Most Christians are saved young 43% before thirteen21% % % 21- (after 21) 77%

34 - Be godly - Remember Creator Now!!! It will never be easier than it is today to surrender to and serve God ➢ Most Christians are saved young ➢ Most effective Christians start young Abraham, Joseph, David, Jeremiah Daniel, Timothy

35 Those who are planted in the house of the Lord Shall flourish in the courts of our God. They shall still bear fruit in old age; They shall be fresh and flourishing, Those who are planted in the house of the Lord Shall flourish in the courts of our God. They shall still bear fruit in old age; They shall be fresh and flourishing, Psalm 92:13-14

36 - Be godly - Remember Creator Now!!! It will never be easier than it is today to surrender to and serve God ➢ Most Christians are saved young ➢ Most effective Christians start young ➢ If you wait...it is only going to get harder

37 Difficult Days Pictured Difficult Days Extended Difficult Days...not Done Days Difficult Days Living in Light of Difficult Days ComeCome It will never be easier than it is today to surrender to and serve God

38 Difficult Days Pictured sun, moon...not darkened clouds return after rain keepers tremble strong men bow down grinders cease...few those look...grow dim doors shut in street sound of grinding...low rises at sound of bird daughters of music...low afraid of height...terrors almond tree...blossoms grasshopper...burdengrasshopper...burden desire fails goes to eternal home lack of clarity...mentally common fogs, depression arms grow weaker legs bow and weaken loose and weakened teeth eyesight fails unable to do what once did hearing problems yet a light sleeper voice is weakened fears grow grey hair appears small things become hard physical desires lessened you die...

39 “Listen to Me, O house of Jacob, And all the remnant of the house of Israel, Who have been upheld by Me from birth, Who have been carried from the womb: Isaiah 46:3-4

40 Even to your old age, I am He, And even to gray hairs I will carry you! I have made, and I will bear; Even I will carry, and will deliver you. Even to your old age, I am He, And even to gray hairs I will carry you! I have made, and I will bear; Even I will carry, and will deliver you. Isaiah 46:3-4

41 Difficult Days Pictured Difficult Days Extended Difficult Days...not Done Days Difficult Days Living in Light of Difficult Days ComeCome It will never be easier than it is today to surrender to and serve God

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