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The Marks of Manhood: by Albert Mohler

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When does a boy become a man? The answer to this must go far beyond biology and chronological age. As defined in the Bible, manhood is a functional reality, demonstrated in a man’s fulfillment of responsibility and leadership. With this in mind, let me suggest thirteen marks of biblical manhood. The achievement of these vital qualities marks the emergence of a man who will demonstrate true...

When Lancelot Comes Riding

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The days of knights and fair maidens are long gone. For many young women the question, “Can I carry that for you?” sounds more like, “Prithee, fair maiden! Allow me to relieve thee of thy luggage.” To which they respond, “What century are you from?” In the first installment of our series I focused mainly on the heart attitude that young men need in order to...

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The Modern Day Gentleman

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The following article was originally delivered as a speech back in 2004 during my time competing in high school speech and debate. It serves as Part One of our “When Lancelot Comes Riding” series. Noblesse Oblige – with nobility comes obligation – a French term intended to convey that those who posses strength, intelligence or wealth are responsible to use such privileges to serve the...

The Marks of Manhood

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An article by Dr. Albert Mohler courtesy of Boundless Webzine For Guys Only: The Marks of Manhood By Dr. Albert Mohler When does a boy become a man? The answer to this must go far beyond biology and chronological age. As defined in the Bible, manhood is a functional reality, demonstrated in a man’s fulfillment of responsibility and leadership. With this in mind, let me suggest thirteen...

UPDATE: “Real Man” and “Real Woman”

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I feel it is important to clarify our recent posts, “Teen Girls Define A Real Man” and “Teens Define A Real Woman.” Both posts are challenging and biblical. We wouldn’t have posted them otherwise. Nevertheless, lists of character qualities tend to push us into one of two ditches: 1) being legalistic teen pharisees, or 2) being depressed by our failure to measure up...

Three Teens Define “A Real Woman”

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Written by Philip Hainline, Heidi Reimer, and Maria Reimer at the respective ages of 16, 19, and 17. A real woman . . . …is glad she’s a woman and rejoices in her femininity, expressing it through her attitude, appearance and bearing (1 Timothy 2:9-10). …does not compete for equality with men or chafe at God’s design for male and female, but delights in and understands the importance of her...

Teen Girls Define “A Real Man”

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UPDATE: “A Real Man” in PDF Format for download and print out. Lori Hainline & Rebecca Chandler co-authored this list at the respective ages of 19 and 17. Their closing comment: This list is not exhaustive and men like this do exist! A real man . . . …understands and lives according to the basic purposes for which he was created: to worship, honor, and serve God. (Romans 12:1-2)...

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