Tag Archives: Man

Enjoy the Dance

King Solomon, however, loved many foreign women besides Pharaoh’s daughter—Moabites, Ammonites, Edomites, Sidonians and Hittites. They were from nations about which the Lord had told the Israelites, “You must not intermarry with them, because they will surely turn your hearts after their gods.” Nevertheless, Solomon held … Continue reading

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“Be Strong, Act Like a Man”

“I am about to go the way of all the earth,” he said. “So be strong, act like a man….” 1 Kings 2:2 (NIV) Over this past weekend Wendy and I enjoyed deep conversation with our friends. While the discussion ran … Continue reading

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Confession and Blessing

Praise the Lord. Blessed is the man who fears the Lord, who finds great delight in his commands. Psalm 112:1 (NIV) Years ago I read Psalm 112 as a part of my normal reading routine. I can’t explain it, but … Continue reading

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The Art of Manliness

…while David was playing the lyre, as he usually did. 1 Samuel 18:10 (NLT) Manliness is most often associated in our culture with strength, grit, and accomplishment on the field of battle, athletics, or business. King David was, no doubt, a … Continue reading

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Being a Man = Being a Dad

Start children off on the way they should go,     and even when they are old they will not turn from it. Proverbs 22:6 (NLT) “He’s just not a baby guy.” I’ve heard that said of many a father or grandfather who … Continue reading

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Real Men Weep

Then Joseph hurried from the room because he was overcome with emotion for his brother. He went into his private room, where he broke down and wept. Genesis 43:30 (NLT) “Big boys don’t cry,” many of us were told when … Continue reading

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Chapter-a-Day Psalm 17

Because I am righteous, I will see you.     When I awake, I will see you face to face and be satisfied. Psalm 17:15 (NLT) This morning as I read David’s lyric that he would “see [God] face to face” I … Continue reading

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