Every man’s ‘gotta guy’ they know who can help fix their car or build their house or guide their finances. But most men don’t ‘gotta guy’ that can help them win battles for their spiritual health. This has gotta change.
The question I have you today is, do you gotta guy? If not, go find someone who can help you to see how to fight your spiritual battles. Yes, it's that important.
2 Corinthians 4:16 (ESV)
16 So we do not lose heart. Though our outer self[a] is wasting away, our inner self is being renewed day by day.
So often we forget that we are in the process of moving out of this place. Every day we are one day closer to leaving the planet. We tend to lose sight as to what is really happening. We get so consumed with the daily pressures and hustles that we often times lose heart in our efforts. We need more than ever, men that will help each to reach the pinnacle of spiritual healthiness. That's right. You need to step out of your comfort zones and invest in men who are in need. What would it look like if YOU, yes I'm talking to you, stepped up and found a guy who was drowning and you threw him a life jacket?
Now, in order for that to happen, we have to invest in our spiritual well-being. We work hard with consultants and gurus to get us the pinnacles of other parts of our lives, but we neglect our spiritual lives. If you were investing in your spiritual life, just think the kind of impact you could have on the men who were around you. What would it look like if you were the guru? Just think how our churches and our cities would transform.
I'm telling you there will be a day when we will see everything in a clear light and we will have wished that we had gone all in when it came to our spiritual healthiness.
It is vital that our spiritual well being be a top priority. And here is the thing, YOU are the only one who can make it a priority. I see stories in the Bible where men and women encountered by God and what once kept their attention is now considered as rubble. Why is it that we have trouble seeing this world as rubble? The honest answer is because we are not truly beholding God as they did. If we are honest, we view God as an add-on to our week. He's not the priority. He's the afterthought and how we view him is going to truly impact us in the long run.
The moment we begin to see God as He truly is, that will be the moment that our attention will monumentally shift to what matters most.
Men, I challenge you. #1. To invest in your spiritual health. Get around other men who are going to bring out the best in you. #2 When your spiritually healthy, I challenge you to be that 'gotta guy.' Be the guy that other guys look to for help. You see, everyone in your radius of influence will benefit when you prioritize your spiritual health and vitality. When you prioritize you'll transform the world.