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Why Men Have Made It Difficult For Women to Submit


images-3Men in the past have abused their authority by mistreatment, cruelty, violence, neglect, exploitation, manipulation, cheating, degrading and insulting women. Women are humans with emotions and feelings. Overall, they want love, respect, attention, and stuff.

Living up to being what a man should be is a tall order for many men today. Many things have happened over the years both to men and women that has caused us to be where we are. The many broken relationships and divorces have left women with the job of being the mother and the father. Young boys coming up in fatherless homes, have no role model to teach them how to be a man. Subsequently, all too often they end up as grown momma’s boy who are looking for momma, a girlfriend, or a wife to take care of them.

Many of the young girls never had a father figure to show them how a man is suppose to treat a woman. She never witnessed her father treating her mother the way a woman should be treated. All she saw is different men coming by to get what they wanted from momma and often time leaving momma with another child to raise by herself. As a result, both men and women are clueless about being a good husband or wife.

It’s A Long Road Ahead For Men

Men have a very long ways to go before we will see the days wherein most women will feel comfortable submitting to their man unconditionally. Men have to redeem themselves by becoming responsible on all fronts. Women want to know that they can depend on their man to provide the family with a comfortable living. They want to know that a man can handle his business in the bedroom and know how to romance her well before it’s hammer time. They want to know that when things need fixing or repaired around the house, he takes care of it without her having to nag him constantly about it.

Men Want To Take Back Control But Not Responsibility

Women today, have many responsibilities and burdens God never intended for them to carry. Too many women are doing their job and a good portion of their man’s job. Women, who just have baby’s daddies, must bear their burden virtually alone. Some men want to take control of the woman and all that she has worked hard to attain, but they do not necessarily want to take on the responsibilities that are suppose to be his anyway.

I know that there are many women out there with all kinds of drama and issues that contributes greatly to the treatment they get from the male species. Nevertheless, it is time for men to begin rectifying this age old problem that started back with Adam and Eve. Adam failed to fulfill the responsibility God gave him as head of household. Instead of him taking responsibility for his own failure, he blamed his woman and blamed God. Why would a woman want to submit to a man that will throw her under the bus (in a heart beat) to try to take the blame off himself.

Until men overall, recognize that they are the primary fault of the downfall of marriages and society, things will continue to get progressively worse. Men need to return to God in mass numbers and rebuild the family, church, and community. When men stand up and do what God created and called them to do, women have no real reason to stand down.

August 25, 2015 at 6:49 PM Leave a comment

Entertainment Can Rob You or Bless You


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What Is Entertainment?

People love being entertained. To be entertained is to be amuse, to capture and hold your attention and interest, to make you smile, laugh, and trigger your emotions, to charm you, engross you, engage you and preoccupy you. There is nothing wrong with being entertained. When Jesus went forth to minister, he entertained the crowd. His miracles captured their attention and interest. His stories and parables triggered their emotions. Some of the crowd was totally engrossed and engaged into what he was all about.

Jesus Was An Entertainer With a Purpose

Jesus understood that in order to get his message across to the people, he has to have their undivided attention. He accomplished this by entertaining them. However, Jesus did not entertain people to just become a celebrity or great entertainer, he entertained with a purpose and goal. The purpose was so that he could introduce them to the Kingdom of God, save their souls, and empower them with abundant life.

What Is Abundant Life?

The abundant life was not about having great treasures and wealth on earth but rather,having a spiritually rich and fulfilled life in Christ. Jesus himself was not rich in material things yet he had everything he needed. He had an abundance of love, peace, joy, power, righteousness, compassion, mercy, wisdom, knowledge, understanding, and truth. These are the things that made him truly rich. These are the riches that no one can break into your house and steal from you.

Today, the abundant life is being taught to mean having an abundance of money and material things. There is nothing wrong with possessing great wealth and material things. Just don’t let them possess you. However, if you are rich in monetary and material things only and poor in spiritual wealth, then you ultimately are poor. Your earthly wealth will not be of any use or benefit to you in the next life, but your spiritual treasures will. Your earthly wealth will be left behind for others to enjoy.

The Purpose of Wealth

The purpose for having wealth is to help others in need and not to just consume upon your own lusts. To whom much is given, much is required. God blesses people so that they can be a blessing to others. People often say what they would do if they had millions of dollars, but when they actually get the wealth, they do something to the contrary.

An abundance of money just amplifies who you already are. If you are stingy with little, you will be stingy with much. If you are a giver with little, you will be a giver with much. If you are a fool with little, you will just do foolish things with your wealth on a grand scale.

Spiritual Entertainment Should Do More Than Just Entertain You

Many today go to church regularly and tune in to spiritual teachings and messages through TV, radio, and other media formats. Many of these programs are very entertaining. However, if you find yourself just watching or listening to program after program and never really applying the information to your life, you are just being entertained and not changed. Spiritual informational entertainment should do more than simply entertain you. It should eventually bring about a notable change and transformation in you.

Don’t Let Entertainment Rob You of Your Blessings

Entertainment is a good thing. There is a time to be entertained just to be entertained and a time to be entertained with a purpose. It is wiser to spend your valuable time being entertained by things that will profit you both in this world and the world to come. If you spend too much of your valuable time on fruitless and unprofitable entertainments, and neglect to spend quality time pursuing more profitable forms of entertainment, you will be robbing yourself of both the material and spiritual wealth you deserve. Therefore, be careful how you entertain yourself because entertainments can rob you or bless you.

August 25, 2015 at 9:15 AM Leave a comment

Why Women Are Reluctant To Submit to Their Man


Many women are quite reluctant to submit to their husband which is understandable when you consider the immature behavior of many men. One of the keys to this dilemma is first marrying a man with strong godly character and that has submitted himself to God. Secondly, understand what it means to submit and why God commands and demands it.

Continue Reading May 4, 2015 at 11:08 AM 1 comment

Time to Get Digital and Spiritual


Technology is making it very easy for anyone to get worldwide exposure and reach global markets. It enables the average person a more practical means to realize their dream and connect to the world.
The bad news is,

Continue Reading February 8, 2015 at 12:47 AM Leave a comment

The Value Of The Graveyard Continues To Rise


The graveyard is the most valuable real estate on earth because countless people have lived, died, and taken to the grave their dream and unfulfilled accomplishments.

Continue Reading August 25, 2011 at 9:55 AM 1 comment

Why Can’t We All just Get Along?


Most religions do not accept what the Christian Bible says about Jesus. This is the real reason why there is division between Christianity and other religions.

Continue Reading August 17, 2011 at 3:16 PM 1 comment

The Purpose of The Tithe Pt 1


To understand tithing we must first understand the the purpose of it. Without that understanding confusion on the matter is inevitable.

Continue Reading April 28, 2011 at 2:08 PM Leave a comment

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