Input: Bist du ein Mann?

Passendes Buch:

Andreas Köstenberger erwähnt in seinem Buch "God, Marriage and Family"  sieben Kennzeichen geistlicher Reife eines jungen Erwachsenen (Paul David Tripp) sowie 13 Merkmale geistlicher Reife eines Mannes. Überdenkenswert.

Signs of spiritual maturity include

(1) an independent life of personal worship and devotion;
(2) a desire for corporate worship and instruction;
(3) a pursuit of fellowship in the body of Christ;
(4) an openness to discuss spiritual things;
(5) approaching decision-making from a biblical perspective; (6) a desire to serve others and to share one’s faith; and
(7) a desire to give of one’s financial resources to support God’s work.

"From Boy to Man–the Marks of Manhood" (Teil I; Teil II)

  1. Spiritual maturity sufficient to lead a wife and children.
  2. Personal maturity sufficient to be a responsible husband and father.
  3. Economic maturity sufficient to hold an adult job and handle money.
  4. Physical maturity sufficient to work and protect a family.
  5. Sexual maturity sufficient to marry and fulfill God’s purposes.
  6. Moral maturity sufficient to lead as an example of righteousness.
  7. Ethical maturity sufficient to make responsible decisions.
  8. Worldview maturity sufficient to understand what is really important.
  9. Relational maturity sufficient to understand and respect others.
  10. Social maturity sufficient to make a contribution to society.
  11. Verbal maturity sufficient to communicate and articulate as a man.
  12. Character maturity sufficient to demonstrate courage under fire.
  13. Biblical maturity sufficient to lead at some level in the church.

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