News A Man and His Money
So what is God’s plan for men to excel financially? Work Whether for yourself or someone else, God requires us to be diligent.
The scripture says, “He becomes
poor that deals with a slack hand. But the hand of the diligent shall be made rich” [Proverbs 10:4].
s men God has asked us to wear many hats and
play many roles. One of the most important of which is
The bible tells men to keep watch
provider. Like Him, our loved ones look to us to make for
over, and use properly what they
the wellbeing of the home. But it’s not just our loved ones,
currently have [Proverbs 27:23-27].
society too places this expectation on men. If that weren’t
As men, God expects us to do the
enough, men already have a natural inclination towards
best with what we already make.
risk, ambition, and financial success. We make up 80% of
But if we mismanage it, he will not
criminal society, 98.9% of the world’s wealthiest 1% and
honor us with more [Matthew
95.9% of1 the Forbes 400.
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Protect The saying is true, “It’s not about how much you make, it’s how much you keep”. You cannot grow wealth, if you do not know how to protect it. Legally protect your money from unneeded expenses, inflation and taxes. Leverage
Men make up 98.9% of the world’s wealthiest 1%.
Leverage simply means doing more with less. You can find ways to do more, with less of your money, by becoming a smart borrower, and a smart spender. Other Issues Many Christian leaders claim that it is unbiblical to get pre-nuptials. If you trust this woman, the theory goes, you can trust her with your money. But this is a straw man. Trust is a none-issue. I wouldn’t’ say you don’t trust your driving just because you wear a seatbelt. Likewise, having prenuptials is a matter of safety. The same goes for the wife not having to work. If you’re not in a
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wellbeing of her and the kids before you go there. You can face the mass financial responsibilities God, women, and our culture have placed on us as men with confidence. Like any farther, God loves His sons and position to be the sole provider in your home,
wants to see us do well. Follow His guidance
it’s not advisable to ask your wife to quit her
and like Him, you too can be a blessing to
job. Be sure you are able to make for the
Events The 2013 Super Bowl party is Sunday, February 3rd at 6:00 P.M. Our next men’s meeting is on Friday February the 15th at 7:00 P.M. Our Camp Willow Father-Son Retreat is this April 19-21.
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If I can’t have sex until I’m married,
how do I keep my woman satisfied? [I don’t want her to go to someone else]
e patient. The men in
the bible didn’t search for a “woman” but a wife. Your dating life should be progressing towards marriage. If you communicate this to her, and she doesn’t respect your standards, it could be an early sign that she won’t honor biblical leadership, and that you should keep looking.
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Be obedient. Reward is stationed on the
her without going overboard. Assure her that
other side of your complying with God’s word.
you want her sexually, but want to do it within
There are things ahead that God is preparing
marriage. Until then, none sexual acts of
you for, and He needs your obedience to
affection are perfectly fine, so long as you
bring you into it. What you’re willing to walk
keep them that way.
away from determines what God can bring to you [Luke 18:29].
Be masculine. You don’t have to deny
Be still. Allow God to speak to you about structuring your dating life as a single man. He will show you how to live
yourself completely because you’re not
consecrated and still be fulfilled in this unique
married. You can exercise affection towards
season of manhood.
If you have a question pertaining to manhood that you would like to submit to the Pastor, to be answered here in our monthly Q and A, segment E Mail us at Gmen@mobcc.com
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Be Still. Allow God to speak to you about structuring your dating life as a single man.
Bulletins If you’re commissioned and can partake of this year’s commissioning ceremony email us at Gmen@mobcc.org or contact Jamiel Cotman at 804-833-7628 Men are needed to serve for our Super Bowl party on February 3rd after second service. email us at Gmen@mobcc.org or contact Jamiel Cotman at 804-833-7628 if interested.
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Review Date Your Wife
fter everyone found out I was doing a book
called, ‘Date Your Wife’ the mail came rushing in! And most of it was about sex. But here’s the thing,
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nearly all of it was from women.” Says Sr. Pastor…
Justin Buzzard, founder of Garden City
The book includes 100 practical ways to
Church, now author of ‘Date Your Wife’.
date your wife and action steps at the end of
According to Buzzard, “If you want to change
each chapter along with personal stories and
a marriage, change the man …” He
real life examples.
continues, “The problem with typical marriage teaching is that it addresses couples.” This, Buzzard believes has caused many guys to vacate their headship [Ephesians 5:23]. “The more a man leads, the more his woman is inclined to follow.” ‘Date Your Wife’ restores a sense of responsibility back to men, causing them to be more engaged husbands and fathers.
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After the opening section, the rest of the chapters fall into two categories: some are full of cheerleading, encouraging husbands to take their wives out to dinner more often, and others are practical, offering examples of weekly and monthly plans for how to date your wife. The man is what is wrong, and the man is what, made right, alters the course of everything.
The man is what is wrong, and the man is what, made right, alters the course of everything
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Except the Lord build the house, they labor in vain that build it: except the Lord keep the city, the watchman waketh but in vain.
Thought Own your manhood with confidence. The world is looking for real men.
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Published on Mar 15, 2013