You are 18 and now you a Man



I am a Man because:
-I say I am a man
-I am over 18 years old
-My woman say that I am her man
-My parents say that I am a man now
-Other men call me a man

Man cannot define himself as a man, because he did not create himself. Neither can other men, women, parents, books, or anyone else. Only the creator of something can define what that something is.

But what proof do I have that I am a man, or more important that I am a real man. After all, when all these people, including myself call me a man, I am acting a certain way. But when I act differently or if they get mad with me, then they say I am not a man.

In fact, sometimes I feel like a man and sometimes I don’t. But how do I know that I am a man no matter how I feel and no matter what others think.

I also want to deal with men and women trying to tell each other what a man is supposed to be. Or why men think they are men.

Well since God made (created) me, then he must know what I am supposed to be, a Man. What is a Man.

A Real Man:

A real man is one who walks (Lives) in the Knowledge, Righteousness and Holiness of the same God who created him. God created man is His own likeness. God created man with a nature that compose of three complex elements, Mind, Body and a Soul (Spirit).

First man must know what he is, then he must know who he is. Once man knows what he is and who he is, he can then know where he is supposed to be. God created man and then placed him where He wanted him to be, (Genesis 2:8) in the garden. In order for God to bless man, man must be in his proper place and position. Notice (Genesis 2:5) It had not yet rain upon the earth, for there was no man (in place) to till the ground.

Man has a proper place and a proper position in that place. Man must know his proper place and position in his Body, in his Home and in his Church. (3 Places)

The most important component of the man that determines man becoming a man and remaining a man in the sight of God, is his Heart. In my Heart I know I am a man.
God has a Devine Order of Authority for Man and for Woman. Notice (Genesis 2:7) God names Man. But in (Genesis 2:23) It is a Man that names the Woman.

Because of this Devine Order of Authority (Genesis 2:16,17) God gave (commanded) certain instructions about (1) thing. God’s anger with Man was not just because Man did what the Woman said, but because Man (Disobeyed God) (Genesis 3:17) to do what the Woman said to do.

(Genesis 2:15) God tells Man to Dress and Keep the garden. This means to take Care and Look after it or Manage it.

(Genesis 1:27,28) God tells Man and Woman they shall have Dominion over all the Earth.

*Here God tells Man and Woman to Manage together what He has created. Or Man and Woman Work together to maintain it.

But in Man and Woman working together there is still a Devine Order of Authority (Genesis 2:19,20) God gave Man the responsibility to name (establish certain things) and (Genesis 2:18) God made a Help Meet (Woman) for Man. Man had already established certain things and now God (Gives Man) someone the help him.

Notice these two things (Genesis 2:19) God brought the beast and fowl Unto Man. (Genesis 2:22) God brought the Woman unto Man.


Genesis 2:8
8 And the LORD God planted a garden eastward in Eden; and there he put the man whom he had formed.

Genesis 2:5
5 And every plant of the field before it was in the earth, and every herb of the field before it grew: for the LORD God had not caused it to rain upon the earth, and there was not a man to till the ground.

Genesis 2:7
7 And the LORD God formed man of the dust of the ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul.

Genesis 2:23
23 And Adam said, This is now bone of my bones, and flesh of my flesh: she shall be called Woman, because she was taken out of Man.

Genesis 2:16,17
16 And the LORD God commanded the man, saying, Of every tree of the garden thou mayest freely eat: 17 But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt not eat of it: for in the day that thou eatest thereof thou shalt surely die.

Genesis 3:17
17 And unto Adam he said, because thou hast hearkened unto the voice of thy wife, and hast eaten of the tree, of which I commanded thee, saying, Thou shalt not eat of it: cursed is the ground for thy sake; in sorrow shalt thou eat of it all the days of thy life;

Genesis 2:15
15 And the LORD God took the man, and put him into the garden of Eden to dress it and to keep it.

Genesis 1:27,28
27 So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them. 28 And God blessed them, and God said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it: and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moveth upon the earth.

Genesis 2:19,20
19 And out of the ground the LORD God formed every beast of the field, and every fowl of the air; and brought them unto Adam to see what he would call them: and whatsoever Adam called every living creature, that was the name thereof. 20 And Adam gave names to all cattle, and to the fowl of the air, and to every beast of the field; but for Adam there was not found an help meet for him.

Genesis 2:18
18 And the LORD God said, It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him an help meet for him.

Genesis 2:19
19 And out of the ground the LORD God formed every beast of the field, and every fowl of the air; and brought them unto Adam to see what he would call them: and whatsoever Adam called every living creature, that was the name thereof.

Genesis 2:22
22 And the rib, which the LORD God had taken from man, made he a woman, and brought her unto the man.




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