Missouri's 7th District, U.S. House of Representatives




God is Making Me More


Honoring the age, wisdom, and achievements of those who help me attain the stature of Christ.

Luke 2:51 And He went down with them, and came to Nazareth, and was subject unto them: but His mother kept all these sayings in her heart.
52 And Jesus increased in wisdom and stature, and in favour with God and man.

I rise up before the hoary head, and honour the face of the old man, and fear my God, Who is the LORD.
Leviticus 19:32

Bathsheba therefore went to King Solomon, to speak to him for Adonijah. And the king rose up to meet her and bowed down to her, and sat down on his throne and had a throne set for the king's mother; so she sat at his right hand.
1 Kings 2:19

Now because they were years older than he, Elihu had waited to speak to Job.  So Elihu, the son of Barachel the Buzite, answered and said: "I am young in years, and you are very old; Therefore I was afraid, And dared not declare my opinion to you.
Job 32:4,6

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

Rebuke not an elder, but entreat him as a father;
1 Timothy 5:1

The people will be oppressed, Every one by another and every one by his neighbor; The child will be insolent toward the elder, And the base toward the honorable."
Isaiah 3:5

They ravished the women in Zion, The maidens in the cities of Judah. {12} Princes were hung up by their hands, And elders were not respected.
Lamentations 5:11-12

And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are the called according to His purpose. For whom He foreknew, He also predestined to be conformed to the image of His Son, that He might be the firstborn among many brethren.
-- Romans 8:28-29

I will meditate in Thy precepts, and have respect unto thy ways. I will delight myself in Thy statutes: I will not forget Thy Word.
-- Psalm 119:15

This isn't that New Age "Positive Thinking" stuff, is it??

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