Men are wired for achievement. Ultimately, God made us this way so that we would pursue and achieve his purposes for our lives.
But there are a lot of reasons why men struggle to achieve the goals for which God made them.
- We’re easily distracted by both opportunities and threats.
- We’re criticized when we choose to follow God’s plan at any cost.
- We’re often overwhelmed by the responsibilities of manhood.
Here are some words of wisdom for men who want to fulfill their God-given destinies and achieve his purposes . . .
1. Keep on working in spite of the distractions.
There are multiple kinds of distractions men face. Some are subtle and some are obvious, but we manage, often, to fall for both.
Positive distractions come in the form of opportunities to do more things than we were made to do. Often, these are “good” opportunities, except that they aren’t the opportunities God has led us to pursue. We get busy. We get overwhelmed. And we start finding our identity in work and business and secondary pursuits.
Negative distractions come in the form of enticement to sin, to slack off from our responsibilities, or to substitute our own…Continue Reading