I'm going through some stuff in storage and cleaning out some old stuff. I came across a box of cassette tapes and wondered what they were. As I pulled them out, I realized that it was tapes of me from 10 and 20 years ago. Sermons I preached in various places and different times in my life.
Then someone asked me, "What's a cassette tape?" Really? But this was someone born after 2001. Did you know that everyone born after 2001 has never known a world without cell phones?
In the same box were some VHS tapes. Google that if you don't know.
Then I remembered, I'm turning 55 this year. What does this mean? I'm not 45, 35 or 25.
2 Corinthians 4:16 So we do not lose heart. Though our outer self is wasting away, our inner self is being renewed day by day.
Don't be distracted by the fact that time is marching on. Instead, find solace in that your heart will never grow old and your spirit is eternal. The body may disagree with time, but the mind and spirit don't have too.
Remember, those people who ask you what a cassette tape is today will have to answer this question in their future. "What's a keyboard?" To which they will say, "Really, ask Alexa."
PRAY Dear Jesus, may I gain wisdom and lead a generation to put their faith in You. AMEN