God's Man for the 21st Century

  • The Pathway to Usefulness: Consecration
    (#01)

    Date: Jan 10, 2010 | Passage: Isaiah 6

    The pathway to usefulness is consecration. That is the pathway that God had to lead Isaiah along. That is the pathway we all need to follow. Only what is attached to God will last forever. Anything that is not attached to God needs to be detached from our lives. As one famous missionary once said while laying on his deathbed, "Only one life, t'will soon be past; and only what's done for Christ will last"!

  • God's Recovery Program is Sanctification
    (#02)

    Date: Jan 17, 2010 | Passage: Titus 1:10-16

    If you want to be vital in Christ's church, useful in God's Kingdom, rewarded at Christ's Bema Seat Judgment these verses are your marching orders. There is no clearer pattern for a godly life in all of God's Word than the 24 character qualities recorded in these verses. This is what God desires, explains, and expects from obedient and godly saints.

  • Grace Energized Men: Don't Waste your Life
    (#03)

    Date: Jan 24, 2010 | Passage: Titus 2:1-2

    The essence of God"s plan is that He wants to enlist men who are at the peak of their lives and careers, to invest the best days of their lives with Him. He has the same plan for women who are at in the best days of their lives. And for those in the strong and flexible days of their youth, He has the same request. Give your life to Me, don't waste your life on anything less!

  • Maintaining a Balanced Life in an Obsessive-Compulsive World
    (#04)

    Date: Jan 31, 2010 | Passage: Titus 2:2

    God has placed a "Help Wanted" ad online in His Word. He wants to enlist a special group of older and younger men to be highly useful to Him. These godly men, along with their counterparts among the older and younger women, will be highly compensated with eternal, unfading, personalized reward accounts in Heaven.

  • Getting Serious About God in An Amused World
    (#05)

    Date: Feb 7, 2010 | Passage: Titus 2:2

    Are you reverent today? Reverence is a mind and will that has learned to feel the "weight" of God in every part of our life and activities.

  • Grace Energized Men: Living Wisely in a Foolish World
    (#06)

    Date: Feb 14, 2010 | Passage: Titus 2:2

    God wants older men whose lives are yielded to His control. God wants them to live in such a way that their lives demand an explanation from a watching world. This wise man's life is characterized by the defining qualities of the Greek word sophronous which means, "self-controlled, restored to one's senses, earnest living".

  • Guarding a Healthy Mind in a Sick World
    (#07)

    Date: Feb 28, 2010 | Passage: Titus 2:2

    The physical world meets the spiritual world in the realm of our minds. There is only one firewall that can protect your mind from the invasion of malicious spiritual worms, and the damage of deadly demonic viruses, and the havoc that spiritual hackers can wreak on your souls. What firewall can protect our minds?

  • Staying Tender Hearted in a Cruel World
    (#08)

    Date: Mar 7, 2010 | Passage: Matthew 24:11-12

    Jesus warned His disciples that it would be increasingly harder and harder to maintain that strong and healthy love, in this ungodly world. So how do we stay tender hearted, filled with Christ's love and compassion? We must take all this truth, all these facts and do something tangible in our lives starting today.

  • Finishing Hopefully in a Despairing World
    (#09)

    Date: Mar 14, 2010 | Passage: Isaiah 40:29-31

    When things get darkest in life, what one truth keeps folks going? It's the word: hope. Each of us, the older we get have a choice: either give in to idleness through inactivity, despair through a lack of being needed, or we allow the Spirit of God to energize us by His grace to live in hope. A life of hope can temper us to become like steel, and hold up under the troubles life constantly pours out upon us. That is what God's Word illustrates as we examine Biblical hope.

  • God’s 12 Step Program for Every Man in Christ's Church
    (#10)

    Date: Sep 26, 2010 | Passage: Titus 2:6-8

    If we gathered every young man in the church to give them the most important Biblical lessons they would ever get - what would those lessons be to prepare them for a life of blessing, spiritual influence, and show them the pathway to spiritual maturity?

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