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Bible Study Topic: The Elderly

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" 'Rise in the presence of the aged, show respect for the elderly and revere your God. I am the LORD.
Leviticus 19:32
 
I thought, 'Age should speak; advanced years should teach wisdom.'
But it is the spirit in a man, the breath of the Almighty, that gives him understanding.
It is not only the old who are wise, not only the aged who understand what is right.
Job 32:7-9
 
Do not cast me away when I am old; do not forsake me when my strength is gone.
Psalms 71:9
 
The length of our days is seventy years, or eighty, if we have the strength; yet their span is but trouble and sorrow, for they quickly pass, and we fly away.
Psalms 90:10
 
The righteous will flourish like a palm tree, they will grow like a cedar of Lebanon;
planted in the house of the LORD, they will flourish in the courts of our God.
They will still bear fruit in old age, they will stay fresh and green,
Psalms 92:12-14
 
Gray hair is a crown of splendor; it is attained by a righteous life.
Proverbs 16:31
 
The glory of young men is their strength, gray hair the splendor of the old.
Proverbs 20:29
 
Listen to your father, who gave you life, and do not despise your mother when she is old.
Proverbs 23:22
 
Do not rebuke an older man harshly, but exhort him as if he were your father. Treat younger men as brothers,
1 Timothy 5:1
 
You must teach what is in accord with sound doctrine.
Teach the older men to be temperate, worthy of respect, self-controlled, and sound in faith, in love and in endurance.
Likewise, teach the older women to be reverent in the way they live, not to be slanderers or addicted to much wine, but to teach what is good.
Titus 2:1-3
 
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