The message about obeying your parents (and using some self-control) is pretty clear here, don't you think questions about obeying elders have you ever disobeyed your parents in order to achieve something great. Respecting elders is not only polite, but also can be an investment in the future skills for success when teens treat their elders with respect, they develop social skills that prime them for success in life, particularly in the academic and employment realms. Obey - is translated from the greek word peitho which means to be convinced or persuaded to be persuaded and hence to obey (mike gascoigne ) obey : by constantly tending upon the word preached by them, and hearkening to it by receiving it with faith and love, as it appears agreeable to the scriptures (john gill. Having established the biblical principle of church elders, let us now examine in depth the leadership roles and ministries of elders — that is, the job description of the church elder •• elders feed — that is, they shepherd the church. But as far as obeying is concerned not always, because older people are sometimes wrong in telling you to do stuff (mostly they are right) so its your choice as a young person to weigh if its wrong or right the thing that the elder person asked you to do.
Those who obey isaiah 50:10 who is among you that feareth the lord, that obeyeth the voice ( his counsel from the word of god ) of his servant , that walketh in darkness, and hath no light let him trust in the name of the lord, and stay upon his god. The phrase respect your elders revels in ignorance and generalization let's identify why first, and foremost, the idea of respecting elders stems from the idea that all elders are respectable for being older than you. Respecting elders, though sometimes their words may seem harsh, is a very important aspect of indian culture the younger brother always respected his elder brother and adhered to his words also, the elder brother always wanted the good of his brother.
Obey your leaders and submit to them, is a difficult text to speak on because of our culture and because we are baptists our culture is anti-authoritarian and postmodern, and both ideas militate against obedience or submission. Bible verses related to respecting elders from the king james version (kjv) by relevance - sort by book order leviticus 19:32 - thou shalt rise up before the hoary head, and honour the face of the old man, and fear thy god: i [am] the lord. Blind respect for elders is the same as blind respect for authority, since elders in traditional societies are automatically given a position of authority because of their age however, as albert einstein said: unthinking respect for authority is the greatest enemy of truth. C why do people confuse the one office, for many distinct offices: people are taught false doctrine from their denominations, that the office of bishop is a different office than the office of pastor and the office of elder and the office of steward. Obey them so that their work will be a joy, not a burden, for that would be of no advantage to you - heb 13:17 of course the bible's teaching on obedience does not mean the church can outlaw dissent when expressed legitimately.
Hebrews 13:17 does not say, obey your leader, but obey your leaders bethlehem has 18 elders, and when they speak in concert, the church should be very slow to reject their direction 2. How to respect your elders if there's an older person in your life, you may want to connect with them but aren't sure how to generally, showing respect and interest in an elder is the first step toward forming a meaningful connection. Here is a lesson plan on the bible verse that says children obey your parentsi wrote it for a chapel service at our christian school there were about 40 kids from preschool to 5th grade in the room. One answergenerally because they are older and having seen and done more, are more apt to know more by virtue of the fact that they have lived longer you should at least give them enough respect. Coram deo do you submit to the decisions of the elders in your church even when you do not agree with them completely or, do you let minor mistakes give you an excuse not to submit to your leaders.
In fact we do never obey elders, we obey their experience and pay regard to their decisions and not to their body so always keep in mind that they have much more experience than younger and we have to salute their wide experience and not to their body. Hebrews 13:17: obey them that have the rule over you, and submit to them rightly so, the word submit is a horrible pill to swallow for many christians because of the spiritual abuse and unbiblical authoritarianism that is rampant in the local institutional church. Please notice that the word obey in verse two is linked to both hearing and hearkening hearing is the process of giving an ear to, and hearkening connotes applying the mind to what one hears hearing is the process of giving an ear to, and hearkening connotes applying the mind to what one hears. International church of christ obeying your leaders for your salvation when we hear the word cult we envision people held against their will confined away, working with little or no pay, and physically abused.
Rocky crosses the road: a story about obeying your elders and taking risks adam d edelman if i don't go over to the other side of the road and see what's there, i'll never know what's there, says rocky, the young prairie animal who wants to cross the road. 10 reason why we should respect our elders article by sana pujani , february 15, 2014 one of the basic lessons of our childhood days is 'respect your elders'. 79 bible verses about respecting your elders 1 timothy 5:1-2 esv / 152 helpful votes helpful not helpful do not rebuke an older man but encourage him as you would a father, younger men as brothers, older women as mothers, younger women as sisters, in all purity. As one elder among others, i must submit to the common consent of the elders thus, i get a bit nervous about those who insist too loudly that we must submit to their authority, especially when their decisions or actions don't square with the word of god.