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Top Three Biblical Principles To Be A Remarkable Man
Embrace the Three P’s of Biblical Masculinity
God tells men what they need to do in their role as husband and father. Of the many commands God gives us, there are three which are very explicit.
They are to provide, to protect, and to ponder.
Each man is to provide for their own. This is often thought of as the family, but also extends to anyone the man handles.
"But if any provide not for his own, and specially for those of his own house, he hath denied the faith, and is worse than an infidel." - [1 Timothy 5:8 KJV]
This is a very strict command Paul makes to Timothy. To deny the faith and being worse than a non-believer are some pretty harsh words.
But this makes it very clear to us that it's of the upmost importance.
For those of you with families, this command is pretty straight forward. Bring in money to be sure your family has the ability to get whatever they need to be safe and fed.
If we see the collapse of modern society, this would change. In that case, do whatever you must to provide; such as hunting and building.
For anyone without a family or wife. Start learning skills that will help you provide for your future family. Pick skills that are useful no matter the situation we may find ourselves in.
The second principle is to protect.
"Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it;" [Ephesians 5:25 KJV]
This protection is both physical and spiritual. We must protect our wives and families from outside threats.
We must be ready to use physical action to ensure the safety of your families.
In spiritual battle we have to do the same. Read the Bible, worship as a family, pray as a family, and push back against the anti-Christ agenda.
We are most effective in this command when we put on the full armor of God (Ephesians 6:10-18).
Never be all offensive or defensive. We need both to be effective spiritual warriors. To protect, be sure to build muscle and put on God's armor daily.
The final principle is to ponder on the laws of God and the Bible. We read in Psalms 1 that the blessed man does not follow the sinners.
"But his delight [is] in the law of the LORD; and in his law doth he meditate day and night."
Also, in Joshua 1:8 we are told that, "This book of the law shall not depart out of thy mouth; but thou shalt meditate therein day and night..."
We need to spend as much time as possible in the Bible. It's everything God wanted us to learn.
He had it all written down and preserved through generations. Do not neglect it; the flesh and our sinful nature will always come up with excuses.
Push back, rule yourself, and study God's word.
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