I am sure you remember Uriah, the Hittite warrior and husband of Bathsheba. Did you know he was one of David's Thirty Mighty Men? He was with David before he was king, and he fought alongside of David for many years. Please consider that when men of arms have fought in battle together, defending one … Continue reading Standing in Blood
A real man expects the greater reward The last element of becoming a man, is the expectation that living a life of honor and integrity will pay off! And, it will! Although we may not see the rewards here on earth, they will be big and they will be more than we can imagine. But, … Continue reading To Become a Man – Part 5
Continuing this series: A real man leads courageously Going back to the analogy of knighthood, a real man leads even when no one is following or watching. You see, if we have read the Book (Bible), we know God's ways and we know what is pleasing to Him and what is … Continue reading To Become a Man – Part 4
So far, we looked at rejecting passivity and now lets turn to an examination of accepting responsibility. There are many areas where we need to be responsible but one area that is common to all men is to guard our hearts. We must learn to take responsibility for all of our actions, activities and beliefs. … Continue reading To Become a Man – Part 3
If you recall, we declared earlier that the first step to becoming a man was to reject passivity. If we are to set our feet firmly on the path to manhood, we need to live purposefully. We need to live as if every day was important. We need to live as if every decision and … Continue reading To Become a Man – Part 2
Just what does it mean to be a man? Even the Bible asks what is man: Job 7:17-18 What is man, that thou shouldest magnify him? and that thou shouldest set thine heart upon him? And that thou shouldest visit him every morning, and try him every moment? Job 15:14 What is man, that he should … Continue reading What is a Man?
I heard something from a teacher with the Search for Jesus team at the Billy Graham Evangelical Association the other day that really stuck with me: "If we don’t know where we are going, every intersection requires a decision." Think about that for a moment. It makes so much sense - just plain old good … Continue reading Which Way is the Right Way?