The attacks come first from the world; who hates men because of their confession that Jesus Christ is his Lord and Savior. The world hates men who worships a God for himself and not one that is in the form of a 30-inch chain dangling around his neck; the world hates men who are seen loving his children and taking responsibility as their father.
The second attack is the flesh. The desires of the flesh get control as it is easily satisfied with one press …show more content…
He wants to destroy all men and take control over the man’s family. So, he (the devil) encourages compromise over courage. He wants to see men distracted by the “gusto” a man gets after a slightly chilled draft; by advocating pride over obedience; by whispering deceit into the man’s ear, such as; “your Pastor will never know that your mission trip is the cover-up for an excursion with your assistant ministry leader (your wife’s sister). Further, the devil puts his hands over your eyes and leads you to destruction. He enjoys men abusing their positions as ministry leaders. So he (the devil) is satisfied when a ministry …show more content…
With this transformation, impulses bent towards his emotions, his desires and his actions are now turned so they are developed to be used to be a blessing, in any situation.
When fathers invest love, modeling and time into their sons, love, modeling and time are developed into discipline that builds physiological development.
When men are connected in fellowship with other men, in a place where sharing examples of life from experiences, the environment is favorable for psychological development.
But then, when men join the local church where teaching, guidance and the truth is based on the Word of God and Scriptures come alive, an induction is beginning to develop men’s Spiritual Discipline. Spiritual Disciplines that are (and will be) essential for men’s survival because men are targets of an invisible adversary and with an enemy whose objective is to destroy ALL men.
So men must be in a Truth Revealing environment in order to open-up his heart for the acceptance of the Holy Spirit. The Holy Spirit is the touchstone that men need to activate courage against