Josh Christophersen

Reign In Life

Reasoning Like A Man

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This is Part Three of a four part series called “When I Became A Man“.

“When I was a child… I reasoned like a child… When I became a man…”

I gave up having to be told what to do and started deciding what to do.

I gave up waiting for other people to make decisions for me and started making my own decisions.

I gave up putting off important decisions and started tackling them head on.

I gave up selfish reasoning and started to make decisions based on others first.

I gave up reasoning that avoided work and decided to work hard.

I gave up reasoning that looked to do the minimum and started deciding to do the maximum.

I gave up deciding to quit and started deciding to persevere.

I gave up reasoning to please others and started reasoning to please God.

I gave up reasoning that put comfort first and started deciding to put others first.

I gave up going to college just to go and decided on what I was going for.

I gave up letting others plan my time and started deciding what to do with my time.

I gave up living without conviction and started deciding what I believe.

I gave up reasoning with my genitalia and started reasoning with my head and heart.

I gave up reasoning how to fight for myself and started deciding to fight for women.

I gave up deciding to avoid conflict and started deciding to engage.

I gave up passive reasoning and started deciding to lead.

I gave up deciding because “the boss” said and started deciding like a leader.

I gave up “for no reason” and started reasoning.

“When I was a child… I reasoned like a child… When I became a man, I gave up childish ways.” 1 Cor 13:11

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About Josh Christophersen

Josh is a software engineer, church planter, and blogger with a passion for helping people do their life well. He lives in KC with his wife and 7 kids.