Biblical CHRISTIAN Manhood COACH TEACHER PASTOR Male Hood VS. Manhood Every man is a male, but every male IS NOT a man! Male Hood- is based upon genitalia Manhood- is based upon responsibility For so many men, the first responsible man we saw was outside of the house (coach, teacher, pastor), when the FIRST responsible man we see should be inside the house (father). Biblical CHRISITIAN Manhood 3 FUNCTIONS OF BIBLICAL MANHOOD Prophet: prophets of the OT always spoke what “Thus saith the Lord”/TRUTH. -It is every mans Christian Responsibility to know truth and to speak truth (John 8:32/Ephesians 4:25). -The truth is God’s Word; MEN MUST STUDY IT, KNOW IT, AND SPEAK IT. Priest: the priests in the OT went into the Holy of Holies and interceded on behalf of God’s people by sacrificing animals for the atonement of their sins. -In the NT, intercession is made through prayer. -Every man ought to have a prayer life (1 Thess.5:17/1 Tim. 2:8). Biblical CHRISITIAN Manhood 3 FUNCTIONS OF BIBLICAL MANHOOD King: OT kings were rulers who protected God’s people by doing battle and provided for God’s people by giving financially to the things of God. -As kings, men are not just rulers; we are to be protectors and providers (1 Tim.5:8). -Many men want to rule without protecting and providing for what they rule. Biblical Christian Male Hood FUNCTIONS Summed Up (1.)Study & Know Gods Word (2.)Speak & Live God’s Word (3.)Stay In Prayer (4.)Protect & Provide Biblical CHRISITIAN Manhood 4 ROLES OF BIBLICAL MANHOOD (1.)CHRISTIAN: to be Christ like -Ephesians 4:1-3 LIVE a life worthy of being saved. *Men ought display the following: humility; meekness; patience; peaceful. (2.)HUSBAND -Ephesians 5:22-33 Give Servant Leadership To Our Wives. *Love as Christ loved the church. *Lead our wives in the WORD. *Love our wives as our own bodies. Biblical CHRISITIAN Manhood 4 ROLES OF BIBLICAL MANHOOD (3.)FATHER: -Ephesians 6:4 *Don’t be too hard on our children. *Raise our children by teaching and training them in the Word of God. *To do the above things, we must be present. (4.)Employees & Employers -Ephesians 6:5-9 *Be obedient employees. *Respect our employers. *Work as if I’m working for God. *Show respect & rule with an open hand as an employer.