Dwight Hill

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17 June, 1998

Good Morning!

"Dwight, my wife beats me up. I am terrified of her!"

So shared a man who is struggling to hold his marriage together.

It reminds me of the wife who challenged her husband, "Are you a man or a mouse? Squeak up!"

Today we live in a society where roles are often blurred and the male gender frequently appears to be in the process of de-masculination.

Yet, God is looking for strong men with warrior hearts who know their God-assigned roles; and who confront the enemy (not their wife!) head on by using the spiritual weapons of warfare enumerated in Eqhesians 6:10 - 18.

David's mighty men serve as refreshing models of manliness for us:

So, are you a spiritual wimp who is being pushed around by bullies; one who is unsure of his masculine purpose and role? David's predecessor Saul, was a wimp who proved unfaithful to God by compromising His word, and looking to the godless for guidance:

"Saul died because he was unfaithful to the Lord; he did not keep the word of the Lord and even consulted with a medium for guidance." (I Chronicles 10:13)

Or do you have a warrior's heart; know your calling and responsibility as a man, and thus courageously and aggressively engage the forces of evil in your path?
My prayer is that you are having a great week!

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