Advancing Years

To journey out of every belief of life in matter into higher and higher realms of spiritual understanding we must be willing and ready to make constant advancement. What people frequently think of as the declining years or years of retirement, properly viewed, become years of progress and improvement.

When he was asked to lead the children of Israel out of bondage in Egypt to the Promised Land, Moses was eighty years old. Forty years later, according to the Biblical account, when he was a hundred and twenty, "his eye was not dim, nor his natural force abated." Deut. 34:7; At the beginning of that memorable journey God had commanded him, "Speak unto the children of Israel, that they go forward." Ex. 14:15; He was to lead them forward.

Close to God
January 23, 1971

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