Men today have a role model problem. In the world around them, there is a lack of men who truly embody what it means to live as a man of God. Where can men look for an example of what it means to boldly pursue their faith?
One of the most powerful places to look for examples of godly men is God’s Word.
In the men of the Bible, we see an example of what it looks like to follow after God. We see men forced to grapple with their faith and how to live their lives in a world that often seems opposed to their values. We see them experiencing successes and failures. We see them taking stands for God. And we see them falling short of what God wants for them. In short, we see ourselves.
The Bible is the true Word of God. The people we meet in its pages are real people. And we can learn much from them, men like:
- John the Baptist