There is quite a lot of cultural discussion of what manhood really is. David\’s last words outlines the fundamentals that should define a man.
The book of Hebrews exhorts us to be loyal to Jesus over all because Jesus is better than all.
Christians are commanded to gather for worship to encourage one another in their faith (Hebrews 10.19-25). God has designed those worship activities to be effective. The task of saints is to understand and follow the instructions he has given.
\”The grace of God has appeared\” (Titus 2.11) so that those who receive it can see everything in a brand new light.
God isn\’t just for old people.
Though life can be difficult and seem like a wilderness of trouble, contentment is an essential discipline.
But as for you, O man of God, flee these things. Pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, steadfastness, gentleness. 12 Fight the good fight of the faith. Take hold of the eternal life to which you were called and about which you made the good confession in the presence of many witnesses. (1 Tim. 6:11-12,ESV)
As for those who persist in sin, rebuke them in the presence of all, so that the rest may stand in fear. 21 In the presence of God and of Christ Jesus and of the elect angels I charge you to keep these rules without prejudging, doing nothing from partiality. 22 Do not be hasty in the laying on of hands, nor take …
Do not sharply rebuke an older man, but rather appeal to him as a father, and to the younger men as brothers, 2 to the older women as mothers, and to the younger women as sisters, in all purity. (1 Tim. 5:1-2, NASB)
Pay close attention to yourself and to the teaching; persevere in these things, for as you do this you will save both yourself and those who hear you. (1 Tim. 4:16, NASB)