What does a real man look like? Culture would have us believe he looks like an advertisement
in a magazine or the hunk in the movie, but it’s not about the muscles, the toughness, the
money or all the other stuff we are fed on a daily basis. Please don’t believe these lies. Let’s
talk about the DNA of a real man.
A real man is respectful. He doesn’t talk poorly about other people.
A real man is not the guy who hangs with the boys at the bars or clubs – a player if you will –
leading women on.
A real man knows how to honor others, especially if he is married. That honor includes how he
treats his wife, along with his friends.
A real man works hard. He doesn’t slack. He provides for his family.
A real man is pure. He doesn’t take advantage of women, doesn’t lead them on, and keeps his
A real man leads his home well. He doesn’t fly off the handle in an argument and doesn’t allow
anything, especially hobbies to get in front of his marriage and family.
A real man finds his strength in God. He is a godly man. He doesn’t come across as arrogant.
He knows he has weakness, but trusts God to help him become the man God designed him to
A real man isn’t jealous of others. He has the ability to celebrate the successes of others.
A real man is honest and transparent. He doesn’t do things in secret that he wouldn’t do in
front of others.
Being a real man is not about outward appearance. It is a heart decision to trust God and be
right with Him, and in his relationships with others.