This Saturday we resume our study in Richard Phillip’s excellent treatment on manhood entitled The Masculine Mandate.
We have come to chapter 11 – Men in Friendship. The author derives numerous practical principles from the relationship of Jonathan and David in the book of First Samuel.
Here is a sample to whet the appetite:
Jonathan’s example with David shows us that a godly friend ministers primarily to the faith of his brothers in Christ, seeking to build up their trembling hearts and protect them from the dangers of unbelief and fear. This is the Genesis 2:15 work-and-keep mandate at work in the important arena of male friendship. When we come to a friend and “strengthen his hand in God,” we restore his wavering faith to its certain confidence in the unfailing promises of the Lord (p. 127).
For help with your reading and study you can click on The Masculine Mandate – SG 11.
Bring your own breakfast and join us for the fellowship and interaction at the church office from 7 AM to 9 AM!