5. bold and brave image-bearers

Men are designed to be IMAGE-BEARERS. The final aspect of masculinity is seen in the fact that men are the glory of God.  “Then God said, “Let us make man in our image, after our likeness.” (Gen. 1:26)  Here we come full circle.  To be made in God’s image is to be a dominioneer or…

4. sages seeking wisdom

Men are expected to grow in wisdom, becoming SAGES. Wisdom is something men and women want from day one.  We just go to find her in the wrong place or we listen to the wrong voice,  “But the serpent said to the woman, “You will not surely die. For God knows that when you eat…

3. saviors delivering from evil

Men are equipped to be SAVIORS, delivering from evil. Men have a deep desire to deliver and save.  Men have a deep desire to defend something; to represent someone in battle.  That is why we are drawn to the examples of William Wallace and Maximus. Jesus is the great example of a Savior.  His deliverance…

2. tillers tending to the earth

Men are fitted as HUSBANDMEN, tilling the earth. Where does the term husbandmen come from?  It is a farming term.  It is one who tills the land.  A husbandman gets his hands dirty and works the earth to make something of it. “The Lord God took the man and put him in the garden of…

1. lords of the earth

Before taking a road trip it is a good idea to know where you are going.  Have you ever just got in a car and thought, “I don’t need to plan, I think I know the way”?  That is not a good idea in Chad. I have a friend who drove a bus or semi…