Age of a Man

Hey guys, I just noticed that it's been a while since I've posted. But here we go:

The "Age of a man" was something practiced a long time ago. It was a ceremony when a boy became a man. It was time for him to take on responsibility, get a job, and be ready for marriage. A boy who was of a priestly race would become a man at age eight. A warrior's son, age eleven. And a laborer's son, age twelve.

But in our day and age,(to the world's standard) you must be at the age eighteen or twenty-one to be a man.

But I say to you.. a man is a man when he is a man!

(Let that sink in)

Talking about being a man, please pray for me right now, I'm trying to get a job (or internship) at an architecture firm. I've tried a couple different places, they said no. But I'm not giving up. So pray.

Be the man,


Sean John June 20, 2008 at 11:23 AM  

Great insight. I just turned 18, but I am far from being a man. I actually contemplated on what it means to achieve biblical manhood in this post:

Anyway, I hope and pray you get the job/internship!

(this is for Kole)
"How Then Should We Live?" dvd? interesting! i will look it up when possible. I know that he has written a book by the same title though... thanks for your advice! :)

God bless you guys!

Meshaay June 20, 2008 at 11:36 AM  

I'll pray Kade.

Margaret Braun June 20, 2008 at 12:25 PM  

Amen. You have no idea how great it is to hear this from a young guy like yourself. Your age doesn't determine whether you're ready for something. You do. It's time teens stop living like bunch of children and start being men and women.

I'll be praying for you.

a daughter of the king June 20, 2008 at 5:15 PM  

Way to go Kade, it sounds like your really Doing Hard Things! I'll be praying!!!


->Alex June 20, 2008 at 5:22 PM  

You have my Prayers Kade. I believe that maturity is something we are all striving for. Your not alone Kade. It's something that I am working on as well. It's great to know that there are other Christians out there going through the same trials as I. I encourage you. God Bless!


Kade June 20, 2008 at 5:34 PM  
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Kade June 20, 2008 at 5:34 PM  

I'll pray for you Kade. Hope all goes well.


Anonymous June 20, 2008 at 6:11 PM  

I'll be praying! :)

Ryan Burton King June 21, 2008 at 11:08 AM  

We live in a society today where people often become men long after they turn 18 or 21. Those ages actually mark the age when a person can buy and drink alchohol. That in itself is foolish. Some may become true men in middle age, others, maybe never.Some may seek a job at a young age but it is denied them because they are under 16 or 18. It is time for the people of this world to leave such philosophies and get serious. Thank you for the post and I pray that you will get the job.

In Him June 21, 2008 at 1:36 PM  

Great job Kade your doing great

Anonymous June 21, 2008 at 5:31 PM  

Wow, this is cool. If the prayer of a righteous man is powerful, then a prayer of a righteous army should be really powerful!

Just make sure you're righteous.

Anonymous June 23, 2008 at 11:22 PM  

Hmm, good point. After we got past the time where manhood was reached by age, parents decided when you were a man. Then all of the sudden we are back to age again and manhood is determined by if you are old enough to raise a glass (at 21 in most states).

As you said, a man should be a man when he is a man.

RYC Kole: No problem man, yeah check out those other blogs. :)



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