– Proverbs 31:8-9 But sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you, yet with gentleness and reverence.
– 1 Peter Proverbs , Proverbs 15:1-2, Proverbs -12, Isaiah -13, Jeremiah , Romans “Now behold, I have made you today as a fortified city and as a pillar of iron and as walls of bronze against the whole land, to the kings of Judah, to its princes, to its priests and to the people of the land.
– Proverbs 27:5-6 Open your mouth for the mute, for the rights of all the unfortunate.
Open your mouth, judge righteously, and defend the rights of the afflicted and needy.
When David heard of it, he sent Joab and all the army, the mighty men…”Be strong, and let us show ourselves courageous for the sake of our people and for the cities of our God; and may the LORD do what is good in His sight.” -2 Samuel 10:7,12 “I searched for a man among them who would build up the wall and stand in the gap before Me for the land, so that I would not destroy it; but I found no one.” – Ezekiel Psalm 101, Proverbs , Proverbs 20:6, Jeremiah 5:1, Ezekiel -31, John -13, James -25 Better is open rebuke than love that is concealed.
Faithful are the wounds of a friend, But deceitful are the kisses of an enemy.
One of the questions that men often ask is “How Do I Become a Godly Man?
” A few years ago our senior pastor, Todd Wagner, gave a message entitled, “Act Like Men: Defining and Discussing God’s Calling for Men” where he outlined some key characteristics of a Godly man with Scriptures to go along with each.