A godly man, from scripture. by bigplew
May 18, 2007, 8:00 am
Filed under: Devotions

by Mike Plewniak

I recently did a little study on scriptures that encourage me to be a stong, biblical, masculine, godly, humble man. I’ve been using these in my devotions to stir my heart to apply God’s word and hopefully grow in being more godly. So, I thought it could be useful to share some of them with you. Enjoy.


Joshua 1:9 — “Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.”

1 Corinthians 16:13-14 — “Be watchful, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong. Let all that you do be done in love.”

1 Corinthians 15:58 — “Therefore, my beloved brothers, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that in the Lord your labor is not in vain.”

Acts 5:29 — “But Peter and the apostles answered, ‘We must obey God rather than men.'”

Titus 2:6 — “Likewise, urge the younger men to be self-controlled.”

2 Timothy 2:22 — “So flee youthful passions and pursue righteousness, faith, love, and peace, along with those who call on the Lord from a pure heart.”

1 Timothy 4:12 — “Let no one despise you for your youth, but set the believers an example in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, in purity.”

I especially love that last one, that you as young men, can set an example for all believers in how you live and walk out your life.

I also have been using this in my devotions to walk thru the gospel from scripture.


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excellent, thanks man. JO

Comment by Jonathan Oldacre

Thats a pleasant write-up! I’m so delighted you chose to talk about it.

Comment by MicihRio6

thanks, I am a youth leader, we have a young mens ministry and looking for specific scriptures about being a man. this is very useful. thanks for putting this online. Manspeak, i like that too!

peace in Christ.

Comment by james

Thank you so much this was very helpful 🙂 I’m sharing about being a man today. Man Card time :0

Comment by Majd shufani

Good stuff! Really good stuff!

Comment by Alvin

Im am 14 turning 15 nobody believes that being a man is being a godly man and being define in Christ and loving Jesus (Real men love Jesus)Like my father doe not agree or my family does not agree that i am a man caused by my youth god has gving me the strength to be a man.

Comment by Steven

Steven let me just say to you, your right on. Im proud of you for standing up and in the midst of persecution so to say and standing on God’s word. I know he’s gonna use you in a big way. Keep believing.

Mike i found this to be very useful thank you for writing it. I was looking things up for a friend of mine who just became a believer and my son. Thank you!

Comment by Tiffany Langdon

Glory to God.
Thank You! For your searching and posting.
Love to all Brother,

Comment by Jermall

Thank you so much , I’m in a college career class and a man whom is 30 thinks that being in that class and being a child is fun this helped me approach him in a Godly way!
Thanks Alicia Marie

Comment by Alicia

I love those scriptures on Godly men. It just what i needed

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