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1 I love to use my physical strength to move things, to playfully fight with my male friends, to defend someone. I love to use my physical strength to move things, to playfully fight with my male friends, to defend someone. Marine: I can get dirty, fire guns, jump out of airplanes, and do dangerous stuff Marine: I can get dirty, fire guns, jump out of airplanes, and do dangerous stuff I can build stuff, and I can blow it up I can build stuff, and I can blow it up The coolest thing about being a guy, we could go to war and do it legal like. The coolest thing about being a guy, we could go to war and do it legal like. We get to use power tools We get to use power tools “Why boys are more better than girls” “Why boys are more better than girls”

2 “Man is... the image and glory of God” 1 Corinthians 11:7 Glory: the best part of something Masculinity shows us the best part of God STRENGTH – AUTHORITY – POWER

3 What is Masculinity? King King Warrior Warrior Mentor Mentor Friend Friend

4 King God: “King of Kings” God: “King of Kings” Jesus is destined to rule with all power and authority Jesus is destined to rule with all power and authority Man: Adam given dominion over creation (Gen. 1:28) Man: Adam given dominion over creation (Gen. 1:28)

5 The Heart of a King A heart that provides for others A heart that provides for others Looks ahead Looks ahead Watches over Watches over Provides order, mercy, justice Provides order, mercy, justice He is authority He is authority He is leader He is leader In man, the king is under a higher authority In man, the king is under a higher authority

6 Warrior Jesus: returning on a white war horse, in a blood-spattered robe, with a sword in His mouth and a rod of iron in His hand (Rev. 19:11-16) Jesus: returning on a white war horse, in a blood-spattered robe, with a sword in His mouth and a rod of iron in His hand (Rev. 19:11-16) Man: called to engage in spiritual warfare (Eph. 6) Man: called to engage in spiritual warfare (Eph. 6)

7 Heart of a Warrior Protective heart Protective heart Shields, defends, stands between, guards Shields, defends, stands between, guards Protector Protector Wants to fight against evil Wants to fight against evil

8 Mentor God: Teacher of life God: Teacher of life Men: followers of Jesus are to “teach others also” Men: followers of Jesus are to “teach others also”

9 Heart of a Mentor Teaching heart Teaching heart Knows and wants others to know Knows and wants others to know Models, explains, trains Models, explains, trains A man is supposed to know things A man is supposed to know things Men are supposed to teach life Men are supposed to teach life

10 Friend God: “God is love” God: “God is love” Calls us His friends Calls us His friends Man: We are to love God and love others Man: We are to love God and love others

11 Heart of a Friend Loving heart Loving heart Caregiving heart Caregiving heart Compassionate Compassionate “I will be with you.” “I will be with you.” Commitment maker, a promise keeper Commitment maker, a promise keeper Puts others first Puts others first

12 Initiator The bottom line of masculinity is being an initiator: the one who takes the lead The bottom line of masculinity is being an initiator: the one who takes the lead Leads in: Leads in: –Providing –Protecting –Mentoring –Befriending

13 Initiator Take the lead... Be the first to: Take the lead... Be the first to: –apologize –seek forgiveness –say “I was wrong” –reach out to someone on the fringes –stand up to a bully –speak out against wrong

14 A Real Man A real man is kind. A real man is caring. A real man walks away from silly macho fights. A real man helps his wife. A real man helps his kids when they are sick. A real man doesn’t run away from his problems. A real man sticks to his word and keeps his promises. A real man is honest. A real man is not in trouble with the law year old whose father left when he was year old whose father left when he was 8

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