God's Purpose For The Male

Myles Munroe

Many men are still wondering why they exist. Yet the Creator of man did not leave us guessing about who the male is supposed to be and what he is designed to do.

What we will be looking at is the male's ideal purpose. This is not where we are right now. Yet God's ideal is what we should be moving toward; and by his grace, we will.

The Creation of The Male-Man

We first need to remember that God creates according to the requirements of His purposes. I would like to point out here that since the spirit-man dwells in both male and female, we may refer to the male as a "male-man" and to the female as a "female-man." This will remind us that men and women are both "man." The distinctions between men and women are physical and functional, rather than of their essence.

The purpose of man the spirit and the purpose of the male are two different things, although they are related. Male was made to serve the needs of man on earth and to enable him to fulfill his purpose.

Genesis 2 gives us a more detailed explanation of the "formed the male: "The Lord God formed the man from the dust of the ground breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and the man became a living being" (Gen. 2:7). The male was made first, and there was an interlude of time before the female was made. There is much we can learn about God's purpose for the male by what the male saw, heard, and learned during this interlude.

Remember that the purpose of something determines its nature, its design, and its features. This means that the nature, design, and qualities of males were decided upon by God and created by him according to what he determined was best for the sake of his purposes.

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