M2013 s41 raising our boys to become real men part 3 6 2-13 sermon


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M2013 s41 raising our boys to become real men part 3 6 2-13 sermon

  1. 1. Raising our Boys to become RealMen – Part 3Maud church of Christby Jim BradshawSunday Morning, June 2, 20131 Timothy 3:1-7
  2. 2. Raising our Boys to become Real Men1Ti 3:3 NKJV not given towine, not violent, not greedyfor money, but gentle, notquarrelsome, not covetous;
  3. 3. Not Given to Wine (Not a drunkard ESV,No Brawler ASV)The Greek word literally means“beside wine.” Basically we aretalking about someone who istoo long at wine or intoxicatingdrinks.ASV translates no brawler, but noaccurate to take away drunkconnotation. Word does haveassociated bad behavior resultingfrom drink.Some do act loud and boisterouslike a drunk , that’s not man-like.
  4. 4. Not Given to Wine (Not a drunkard ESV,No Brawler ASV)The National TransportationSafety Board (NTSB) hasrecommended that all U.Sstates reduce the BACthreshold for legaldrunkenness down to .05.
  5. 5. When the Wine Fails, Part 2To become drunk is a sin, but when do webecome drunk?Fromwikipedia
  6. 6. When the Wine Fails, Part 2To become drunk is a sin, but when do webecome drunk?Fromwikipedia
  7. 7. Not Violent But Gentle (No Striker butpatient KJV)Literally we mean a bruiseror someone that is alwaysready for a fight. He has aperpetual chip on hisshoulder.If we teach our boys to takenothing from no one, we arereally teaching them theweak way not the way to actlike a man.Men we need to be knownfor our gentleness.Isa 53:7 NKJV He was oppressed andHe was afflicted, Yet He opened notHis mouth; He was led as a lamb to theslaughter, And as a sheep before itsshearers is silent, So He opened notHis mouth.
  8. 8. I remember Daddy´s hands, folded silently in prayer.And reaching out to hold me, when I had a nightmare.You could read quite a story, in the calluses and lines.Years of work and worry had left their mark behind.I remember Daddy´s hands, how they held my Mama tight,And patted my back, for something done right.There are things that I´ve forgotten, that I loved about the man,But I´ll always remember the love in Daddy´s hands.Words by Holly Dunn
  9. 9. Not Greedy for Money (a Lover of Money, ESV)1Ti 6:9-11 NKJV But those who desire to be rich fall into temptationand a snare, and into many foolish and harmful lusts which drownmen in destruction and perdition. (10) For the love of money is aroot of all kinds of evil, for which some have strayed from the faith intheir greediness, and pierced themselves through with manysorrows. (11) But you, O man of God, flee these things and pursuerighteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, gentleness.
  10. 10. Not Quarrelsome or ContentiousGreek word amachos – not a fighterA real man is not a “macho man”.Some people anxiously awaitsomething to argue, something toquarrel over.Real man love peace.Oh, NO!!!
  11. 11. Mat 5:9 NKJV Blessed are the peacemakers, For they shall be calledsons of God.Rom 14:19 NKJV Therefore let us pursue the things which make forpeace and the things by which one may edify another.Heb 12:14-16 NKJV Pursue peace with all people, and holiness,without which no one will see the Lord: (15) looking carefully lestanyone fall short of the grace of God; lest any root of bitternessspringing up cause trouble, and by this many become defiled; (16)lest there be any fornicator or profane person like Esau, who for onemorsel of food sold his birthright.Not Quarrelsome or Contentious
  12. 12. Rom 12:17-21 Repay no one evil for evil, but give thought to do what ishonorable in the sight of all. (18) If possible, so far as it depends onyou, live peaceably with all. (19) Beloved, never avenge yourselves,but leave it to the wrath of God, for it is written, "Vengeance is mine, Iwill repay, says the Lord." (20) To the contrary, "if your enemy ishungry, feed him; if he is thirsty, give him something to drink; for by sodoing you will heap burning coals on his head." (21) Do not beovercome by evil, but overcome evil with good.Not Quarrelsome or Contentious
  13. 13. Real MenReal men are not drunks.Real men are not violent but gentle.Real men are not lovers of money.Real men are not quarrelsome.