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Four Things That Give A Man Swag
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Four Things That Give A Man Swag

May 1, 2019

“Every woman craves a relationship with a real man. . . .She might be temporarily satisfied with someone less mature, but at the end of the day, a woman wants to be with a Real Man” (A.R. Bernard, Four Things Women Want From A Man

What is real man?

Masculinity may not have a , but it does have a .

God saw that everything He created was .

When the Scripture says God “saw,” it means that He was inspecting for .

Excellence means fulfilling at its level.

A real man is someone who lives the of masculinity at the level.

If we want to know the of anything, we must look at its intent.

The creator of the man is God, which is to say that God is the .

If we want to find the version of God’s intent for anything, we must look at the .

Last week, we said that the first thing God gave Eve was a .

The first thing God gave Adam was .

What are the qualities of a man?

(A.R. Bernard, Four Things Woman Want From A Man)

 

Maturity

“Maturity doesn’t begin with age; it begins with the acceptance of ” (A.R. Bernard, Four Things Woman Want From A Man, 83)

“We don’t begin to until we accept personal for our words, our thoughts, our motives, and our attitudes” (A.R. Bernard, Four Things Woman Want From A Man, 86).

I Corinthians 13:11
Genesis 3:12

Responsibility does not mean “e-worthy,” “-worthy,” “-worthy.” It means “ to .”

begins from the inside out, not the outside in.

Responsibility begins by looking , but is not complete until we also start looking .

A real man is constantly his of responsibility.

A real man sees his responsibility as in his sphere of influence, not just what his job says or what he’s to do.

 

Decisiveness

A real man “makes quality decisions and ” (A.R. Bernard, Four Things Woman Want From A Man, 107).

“Decisiveness is in action” (A.R. Bernard, Four Things Woman Want From A Man, 107).

A real man makes decisions based on , which means he before he .

A principle is an standard that makes you clear about what is .

Once you know what’s true, decisions are because after that, you only need the to act.

 

Consistency

“Consistency. . . .is the ability to make mature quality decisions and ” (A.R. Bernard, Four Things Woman Want From A Man, 141).

“A man’s consistency is what gives a woman ” (A.R. Bernard, Four Things Woman Want From A Man, 143).

“Our observe us carefully, cautiously, and continually” (A.R. Bernard, Four Things Woman Want From A Man, 143).

“Your woman knows your patterns of behavior, your patterns of language, and your patterns of decision making. Whenever you break any one of those patterns, you can be sure of two things: first, your woman has already noticed. And second, she wants to know why” (A.R. Bernard, Four Things Woman Want From A Man, 143).

You (the man) are the first and set the tone with your or (Proverbs 25:19; Proverbs 20:6).

What you do creates effects (positively or negatively) in your family and community for to come (Exodus 20:5-6).

 

Strength

“Strength. . .is the courage to live out your in spite of what the is doing” (A.R. Bernard, Four Things Woman Want From A Man, 162).

“In today’s world, genuine strength is a matter of , not ” (A.R. Bernard, Four Things Woman Want From A Man, 162)

I Timothy 4:8

“For a man to possess real strength, he must learn the art of ” (A.R. Bernard, Four Things Woman Want From A Man, 168).

Proverbs 25:28

“A [real] man’s strength is demonstrated by his and his ” (A.R. Bernard, Four Things Woman Want From A Man, 168).

Proverbs 12:10

 

Additional Resources

  • Four Things Woman Want From A Man by A.R. Bernard
  • YouTube/Google: “Pastor A. R. Bernard

Interview at The Breakfast Club Power 105.1 (05/05/2016)” OR watch online at youtube

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