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Men Covered by God

The Urban Alternative / Tony Evans, PhD
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March 3, 2022 7:00 am

Men Covered by God

The Urban Alternative / Tony Evans, PhD

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If you will be a leader going somewhere in everybody's best interest if you know when you go Dr. Tony Evans is a man's spiritual covering connection with God's guidance in our week or so relationship with God, we would find things changing and circumstance. This is the alternative with Dr. Tony Evans, author, speaker, senior pastor of Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship in Dallas, Texas and president of the urban alternative treatments is one reason men don't use the spiritual authority, God gave them is that they don't understand the covering over them. Let's join him in the book of Exodus as he explains God all Israel are to come before the Lord God. Now why did God call this meeting to show you something.

In chapter 34. He says in verse 10 then God said, behold, I'm going to make a covenant. Verse 14, for you shall not worship any other God for the Lord, whose name is jealous is a jealous God. Otherwise, you might make a covenant with the inhabitants of the land. Verse 27 the Lord said to Moses, write down these words flowing in accordance with these words, I have made a covenant with you and with Israel Minuteman verse 28 and he wrote on the tablets the words of the company. God called all men to covenant with them because they were to cover not only their own lives and the whole family. But in this context the whole nation so the positioning of a man underneath God's covenantal covering would determine the well-being of the whole nation, a man self definition is intrinsically tied to his spiritual subordination say that again a man's self-definition is intrinsically tied to his spiritual subordination. So if there is no spiritual subordination to the rule of God over a man's life definition of his manhood is flawed. Now this is risky business.

When you call all at one time reference medicinal military that means commerce is taken a major dive that means nobody to protect homes is risky business. God have the audacity to say to combat on me to combat on me.

You want a Batman battle me because even though I'm calling all men away from the nation to meet with the Lord that God at the very same time go beyond so all the men come to the conference and welcome to the conference and they sit near and God is God is on the stage. When is he telling the missionaries of Psalm chapter 25 versus 12 to 14 who is the man who fears the Lord, he will instruct him in the way he should go here so will abide in prosperity and his descendents will inherit the land.

What's this the secret of the Lord is for those who fear him, and he will make them know his. He says if I could get the mentor, believe me, believe Monica my authority is God that what I'm going to do with those men as a motel and some secrets, tell them some secrets secret is not secret is only for the people. Only men under the company get secrets men were not on the covenant. Don't get secrets they don't get a private conversation about what God wants them to do next in their life with their problem with that career with them on with that circumspect.

They don't get secret so men not on the company lived their lives in trial and error to try to try that when Jesus Christ walked on the narrator exactly where it was supposed what it is about consuming God had secrets in football you have a book all 32 NFL teams have the same rulebook because the rules govern the game no matter where the game is being played all the rules apply to all the games and all the players on all the teams in every stadium every Sunday because this the NFL wrote book. As you sit here this morning. I'm giving you the rulebook. I'm taking the Bible I'm seeking to explain it. Everybody's hearing the same rules & guidelines because you're here and got rulebook but every NFL team has their own playbook. The playbook is not available to all the other teams is only available to the this team doesn't give that team there playbook because there playbook of the play uniquely related to their tree. All teams have the rulebook.

Each team has its private plate.

If you look at a football game really bad cold or the offense of coordinator calling in play but putting a covering over his mouth. If the sheet or its aboard something so that the media won't show what he's saying about the place he wants the team to run next piece saying it in secret number is only for this team is only for quarterback to know in a prayer by not the team is not for the stadium is just resisting.

It's a secret so you become the child to get the rulebook but God says every man I got playbook I want to give you some private instruction which I'll name on it in this play is just for you is not for every man is for you, but that playbook is only given to men who in the company on the covering operating the way God did was he gave the play to Adam. Adam gave the play the we got Adam look and behave for the play and the reason we got all the data looking again for the play is that men are close enough to God to give the sequence for themselves. It's 33 so is so critical that the chapter before will we read would look at if you look at some key verses in Exodus chapter 33 verse seven now Moses used to take the tent and pitch it outside the camp. A good distance from the camp and he called it the tent of meeting, verse nine, whenever Moses entered the tent, the pillar of the cloud would descend and stand at the entrance of the tent and the Lord would speak with most verse 11 does the Lord used to speak to Moses face to face.

Just as a man speaks to his friend when Moses returned to the camp. His servant Joshua the son of Naaman young man would not depart from the 10 then Moses said to the Lord. See you say to me bring up this people, but you yourself and not let me know you will send with me. I need some more information.moreover, you have said. I have known you by name and you've also found favor.

My site now, therefore, Lord, I pray you have found favor in your sight. Let me know your way that I might know you so that I might find favor in your sight considered to the people you've given me.

Verse 17 the Lord said to Moses, I will also do this thing of what you have spoken for you have found favor in my site and I have known you by name.

Then Moses said, I pray you show me your glory and God said, I myself will make my goodness pass before you and proclaim the name of the Lord before you see what he did and wait for the conference says Moses built his own tent he met with God regularly face-to-face because he knew the closely was the God of the more information you get from God.

And the more information he got from God, the better you would be able to fulfill his responsibilities in life.

Too many men have failed to come under the covenant bringing chaos to marriage chaos. The parenting chaos to the culture chaos to society, not only by that women don't have a responsibility but I do mean men are to be setting the pace you are to be hearing from God, but you can't do that come in the church you got have no intent. You got have your meeting place you got have regular interface with the living God to pitch a tent.

The passage goes on the say that a lot of quote when Moses went to the tent would stand at that the work they can go to the tent. They just watch what Moses was, don't come and watch my tent get Joe so that you can hear God for your self speak into your mind. Speak into your thoughts. Speak into your circumstance, he says. And God met with Moses face-to-face God is giving you the Holy Spirit. The Holy Spirit's job is to take the rulebook and give your personal playbook will contradict the rulebook but he will personalize the playbook because guess what you're playing is not the same play of somebody you need your all experience with God that comes through pursuing a relationship. Dr. Evans will give us a peek into one biblical characters playbook when he continues her message just a moment first.

So as we been learning Dr. Evans says American man had been lied to and misled. It's time for the truth and you'll find it in his powerful book kingdom men rising in it.

20 squares off against today's mangled view of manhood and presents a whole new game plan for overcoming temptation recovering from past failures leading your family and building a legacy of faith and godly influence.

It's time to man up God's way. So would like to send you a copy of kingdom men rising as a way of saying thanks when you make a contribution toward the ministry of the urban alternative as a special bonus will send it to you along with all 12 full-length messages in Tony's hard-hitting audio series, part of which we been listening to today get both of these kingdom men rising resources before the special offer runs out by visiting Tony or let one of our friendly team members help you with your request. When you call her 24 hour resource Center at 1-800-800-3222 that's 1-800-800-3222. I'll repeat our contact information after part two of today's lesson and this apprentice Dr. Tony Evans says Christians have a habit of under using overlooking our most valuable spiritual resource connection with the Lord you are in a course on kingdom. Prayer Tony Evans training center you'll discover how God is why in the world to work like prayer and experience for yourself how it connects heaven with her and time with you not only gain a new understanding and appreciation for prayer you'll actually pray in transforming ways never experienced before. The course is intense work through it at your own pace and get all the help online for and of course there's custom content from Tony not available warehouse connect with the Tony Evans training center and Tony It's like having a seminary on your smart phone or other device. Start today Tony Psalm 103 verse 7 Says God Show His Way. Any show is really a big difference. Israel got to see what God did. Moses got to see where God was going to be a leader you got going somewhere in everybody's best interest if you know when you go so he says God showed Moses when he was going and he got to know Moses by name if we could get men and back again to pursue a relationship with God, we would find things changing in all circumstances. Because men will not pitch a tent for their ongoing relationship with God. Between the three conferences a year from God. We just hear sermons from man.

We don't get a playbook we just in football everything is related to when football this is the first down is measured by the change with the touchdown is whether the football cross-complaint will go the field goal is whether the football went between the upright and complete passes whether you held onto the ball. Everything is related to the package and your proximity to it because if you if the package is here you also could you not in proper alignment with the football all 14 billion-dollar industry is not related to this, all related to your proximity to dance God complements is the key to the game of life and your proximity to the determines how the game of life does not work in the life of a man in the life of any Christian, particularly the life of the man because he is calling all the men you become this kind of man I become this kind of man. If we become this kind of men. What can we expect this 24,000 of chapter 34. I will drive out the nations before you, I will enlarge the borders. No man shall covet your land when you go out three times a year to appear before the Lord your God know you didn't, okay guys around my for a while know I got the when I'm asked to do something and it is a lot of confusion. What should we do it all that I hold up three fingers three fingers hold everything I got it I got it so many to cancel at church at home, something else, anything. I told her three fingers work. I got a lot of times I don't got it but I will tell people I don't got it.

I hold everything and then I go get it, but my three fingers three fingers until something will be okay not to respond to it. If I get you one of the covenant to my three fingers eidetic father son and Holy Ghost.

I got I got it.

I will keep the nations from destroying you will enlarge your borders so much will change the way people are even thinking because they will not even what I've given you the fact that will mentality seems like things you want to see God in nature. Life in danger while it may just circumstance. Three. Thank you all shook up from the flow up when he said if I did get the competent men operating under divine authority in relationship in that tent of meeting, and in that collective gathering of men. They will be able to see what it looks like when God when God is answering. When God is intervening in circumstances when God is changing. People who look like they could ever change but it's all about the proximity to the company so it is time now that there would be no more excuses that we do not give excuses man.

While we don't have it you say, but I'm busy I don't have time. I work.I do this I that that's an excuse. How can you be too busy to meet with somebody who will take over your situation. Every football game only has 17 minutes that 70 minutes is part of a one hour game but you gotta sit three hours.

If you go to the game while you gotta drive to got apart got a walk along the way so that's five dollars you can watch one in order to see 70 minutes but now you gotta go home tomorrow. I walked from the stadium to the God work through the traffic counts tomorrow and at the water cooler discuss what happened yesterday looking at the plate next week somebody cowboy W lately but I know somebody that I will cover you. I will oversee you.

I will manage you.

You get so much attention in relationship underneath my God is calling on me to take your stand underneath, so that a man can see one of man be because he is the man that God's Dr. Tony Evans will have a final challenge him some advice about carrying it out. When he comes back in a moment to wrap up this lesson because men covered by God first.

So a quick reminder about that special offer. I mentioned earlier, if you help us continue this broadcast by making a donation to the ministry will say thanks by sending you all 12 messages in Tony's current series kingdom men rising along with this powerful book by the same name. This is a limited time offers so don't put it off dry buyer website it Tony we can get all the details and make the arrangements or give us a call at one 800 832, 22, where resource team members are available 24 seven. Again, this 1-800-800-3222. There's a saying that kindness is a gift that everyone can afford to give.

Well, as we mentioned before, Dr. Evans believes kindness is a gift that our society can't afford not to give take the time to show kindness to those you meet today and in the name of Jesus look for opportunities to demonstrate kindness to someone who needs a touch from God will help make your community a better place. When you demonstrate the love of God through your acts of kindness coming up tomorrow when your car is out of alignment. Your wheels are actually pointing in slightly different directions and eventually your tires will either wear out or go flat with Dr. Evans will talk about why so many marriages had the same problem and what men should be doing about it right now though he's back to wrap up today's message mail lady and consistently submits to the comprehensive relationship and with God underneath the Lordship of Jesus Christ in every area of life that must be the mindset to get you started. You must intentionally set aside time to meet with God daily in his word and through prayer for the purpose of cultivating spiritual intimacy in order to draw down heavenly authority and receive divine instruction. The goal is to seek more of God, not merely seeking things from God. Secondly, pray daily with your mate and share with her what you are learning from church all in your personal time with God. So now you're taking spiritual leadership regularly use mealtime for praying with your family having devotions discussing what your children have learned in Sunday school children's church, removing all distractions at this time.

Removing the iPad in the computer and the television of the phones because this is that he is to begin to set the atmosphere, you may be said, but I don't think my plan is to go for that what God is not requesting this is not a matter no. If you have to sit there by yourself long enough for them to see you serious that you may play but is where you take your stand on the challenge the men to take steps measurable and verifiable steps to get your own playbook and not just coming up with so that God will raise up a generation of men who change the world in which the alternative with Dr. Tony brought you made possible by the generous contributions from listeners like

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