Tools to Thrive as a Man of God 5: Strength

Tools to Thrive as a Man of God Day 5: Strength “The Lord is my strength and defense; he has become my salvation.” (Exodus 15:2, NIV) Today, our focus is on a subject most men should love—strength! We love to go to the gym and pump some iron to build our strength. We love to be the one who can open up jars and move heavy furniture, right? Well, if that is…

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Tools to Thrive as a Man of God 4: Love and Encouragement

Tools to Thrive as a Man of God Day 4: Love and Encouragement                              “Therefore encourage one another and build one another up.” (1 Thessalonians 5:11, ESV) The stereotype of a man is that he is supposed to be strong, independent, and doesn’t need help from anyone. He doesn’t share emotions or speak from the heart. However, this is not the desire or picture God would have for a man. If men are…

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Tools to Thrive as a Man of God 3: Deep Friendships

Tools to Thrive as a Man of God Day 3: Deep Friendships                                “A friend loves at all times.” (Proverbs 17:17, ESV) As a man of God, why is it important to have deep friendships? We have to come to terms with the fact that we live in a very sinful world. It’s already been expressed in this study that Satan will stop at nothing to tear you down as a man of…

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Tools to Thrive as a Man of God 2: Accountability

Tools to Thrive as a Man of God Day 2: Accountability “So then each of us will give an account of himself to God.” (Romans 14:12, ESV) It’s humbling to know that each of us will have to give an account to God for how we lived our lives. Satan will consistently place temptations in the life of a man of God to pull him away from the Lord. This is why…

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Tools to Thrive as a Man of God 1: Purpose

Tools to Thrive as a Man of God Day 1: Purpose “But as for you, O man of God, flee these things. Pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, steadfastness, gentleness.” (1 Timothy 6:11, ESV)  What does it mean to be a man of God? How can we succeed in living up to the standard that God has set for us? How can we fulfill our purpose? Every man of God that wants to…

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Personal Evangelism 7: Strategies to Build Confidence: Part 2

Personal Evangelism Day 7: Strategies to Build Confidence: Part 2 “In this is love, not that we have loved God but that he loved us and sent his Son to be the propitiation for our sins. Beloved, if God so loved us, we also ought to love one another.” (1 John 4:10-11) ‬‬‬ Love. The entire Word of God revolves around this one word. If we are going to tell people about…

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Personal Evangelism 6: Strategies to Build Confidence: Part 1

Personal Evangelism Day 6: Strategies to Build Confidence: Part 1 “In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your father who is in heaven.” (Matthew 5:16) ‬‬‬ If you want to be great at anything in life, what is one of the most important things you need? Confidence. When someone is motivated and confident, it’s amazing what they…

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Personal Evangelism 5: Obstacles to Evangelism: Idol Spotting

Personal Evangelism Day 5: Obstacles to Evangelism: Idol Spotting “For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.” (Matthew 6:21) ‬‬‬ “So if we know why we should witness and we’re still not willing to witness, then it’s because our hearts are somewhere else. It’s because actually what we most want is a comfortable life, or a good reputation with friends and colleagues, or a nice settled existence with our…

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Personal Evangelism 4: Obstacles to Evangelism: Fear

Personal Evangelism Day 4: Obstacles to Evangelism: Fear “For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes.” (Romans 1:16) ‬‬‬ Here is a good question. If we know the truth of the gospel, we know it’s God’s will for us to share it, and we care about the people around us, why don’t we spend more time focusing on evangelism?…

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Personal Evangelism 3: Benefits to the Believer

Personal Evangelism Day 3: Benefits to the Believer “Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.” (James 1:2-4) ‬‬‬ In the work of salvation, who does the saving? That’s a silly question right? Of course we know that God…

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