Wise Advice for Youth
By David Cox
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The Way Things Are
Gen 8:21… for the imagination of man’s heart [is] evil from his youth
Even God Himself recognizes that in this stage of life, the wickedness of the heart begins and really gets going strongly in the human heart.
Youth is a difficult time, whatever the person or his situation. Actually, at the age of 13 to 18, the human body undergoes a lot of changes. The hormones start kicking in, and a child becomes an adult. It is a time of transition to an adult which is when the body goes (height) as well as becomes fully functioning. Youth begin to have a sexual life in that they are physically mature enough to have sex, have babies, and they begin to think about this (again their hormones are at work).
Psa 129:1 Many a time have they afflicted me from my youth, may Israel now say: 2 any a time have they afflicted me from my youth: yet they have not prevailed against me. Continue reading