Similarly, all of us also have a very high regard for them and all that they do for us. So our next generation will learn from it Hi Ahsan, Yes indeed, you will be respected if you respect your elders. Through my travels around the world, I have learned, like you, that there are many different ways of showing respect to elders, depending on what culture you are in. Peter wrote that we should show respect to everyone and honor the king, although the king in those days was an evil person 1 Peter 2:17. God wants you to respect others because of their position in your life. When I left corporate America I interviewed at two different places just wanting to try something different. Most of the time this question received vague answers like its good manners , I am elder so you should listen to me and the best and most confusing one is because they are elders! Look them in the eye, put down your cell phone, and offer feedback when necessary.
To respect everyone, believers must be conscious that God has created all people in His image, regardless of whether they believe in Christ. This is dangerous because some beliefs are extremely harmful and should be challenged. For example, after David killed Goliath, he became more popular than King Saul. My opinion is that we really should help the elderly like we would children. Without a doubt, nobody wants me to get into a trap like my enemies do.
This family tree is where we come from , who we are and how we became what we are. In every persons life their belief will be tested, possibly even multiple times. I truly believe that God is speaking to me here. But I am lucky to say that still in Asia there are good sign of respect to the elders. A person is not the same as what that person believes; respect or lack thereof for one should not lead to the exact same for the other. If God does all of this for us, is there really a question if He is loving or fair? Psalm 111:10 says the fear of the lord is the beginning of wisdom. Its a pay back for safe childhood and hope for more assisted old age.
It doesn't matter if someone, believes in god, it doesn't matter if someone support other beliefs, it doesn't matter whether they don't believe what you believe, it doesn't matter whether they are atheists. That means that you stand up for yourself and don't let yourself be talked into doing stuff that you know is wrong or makes you feel uncomfortable. Why would people just be nice and respect other people's religions. Moreover, you never stop learning from them too. Here are other Frequently Asked and how the Bible answers them.
The tricks to the trade and the traditions are best understood and implemented by the more experienced section of society. This may even lead to. I am an atheist and have several religious friends. Same thing applies to the seniors. The belief that certain animal parts cure impotence has led to the near extinction of tigers and rhinos.
They show us their love by the acts of kindness and care , we show it by respect. The touching of feet in morning or daily evening walks are not just a rule , they are what shows our love. Most of us slip into this way of thinking when we talk about politicians. Do we treat Him with the utmost respect that He deserves? How fair is it to keep parents away from their lives after all? When I travel around the world, I can freely use my skills and communicate with people from foreign countries. I would love to hear your feedback, so please feel free to leave your comments below. Obedience can be reached by threats and intimidations.
Lets see some of the reasons why we should do respect elders. The tipping of hat in presence of successful man is not to pacify the man but to show our respect. Do you treat your enemies and rivals with respect? Somehow when we get into religion it's suddenly not ok to evaluate the validity of someone's beliefs or at least the foundation of those beliefs. The idea is that as an expert is expert , the young-lings should learn from them and respect their knowledge. The apostle John wrote of this principle a number of times. We are becoming far too politically correct.
Children mostly follows what their elders do rather than what they ask them to do, no? Also, how they contribute to a household and some. What if their wisdom is not right. Honor others for their potential See others as God does. A man is judged by his character and this is gifted by the elders. But yes, when you show respect to your elders, your children see you do that and would respect you when you reach that age too. Just notice the way how their faces brighten up and their , when you respect them, listen to them, and express your love and kindness towards them. Just because a person is younger, it does not mean that they should always forgo something just because the other person is an elder.
This makes them feel respected that their contribution is valued. More so, they have all the free time now as compared to their earlier years that were spent looking after their kids and working. All in all, this is a highly useful and very informative post. Way cheaper than just any personal emergency responder or medical alert system. Having a right to a belief, however, is not the same as having a right to not hear criticism of that belief.