God's Gift to Women: Discovering the Lost Greatness of Masculinity

God's Gift to Women: Discovering the Lost Greatness of Masculinity

by Eric Ludy

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Overview

In a culture that exalts the caveman-like qualities of masculinity, most women have stopped expecting anything more. Young men are taught to view women as slaves to their self-centered desires. More than ever, men need to know that they can rise above this sad mediocrity. They desperately need someone to recognize their potential for blending courage and kindness, strength and spiritual sensitivity. With its riveting vision of Christ-centered manhood, God's Gift to Women shows young men how to become the heroic, selfless knight that every woman dreams about.

Buried Inside Every Young Man Is the Potential to Change the World

Deep within the rugged soul of every young man, there is a warrior in search of his sword and a poet in search of his pen. But heroic, prince-like masculinity is something most women only dream of in today’s perverse and self-serving world.

With contagious passion and boldness, Eric Ludy challenges you to forsake modern male mediocrity for Christ-built, warrior-poet manhood—manhood that will capture the heart of a woman and change the course of history.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781590522721
Publisher: The Crown Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/01/2003
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 788,414
Product dimensions: 5.23(w) x 8.22(h) x 0.58(d)

About the Author

Eric Ludy is widely recognized as a powerful voice to his generation. As an international speaker, recording artist, and bestselling author of five books, Eric’s passion is to challenge young adults around the world to pursue a life completely devoted to Jesus Christ. Eric and his wife Leslie live in Windsor, Colorado.

Table of Contents

A Note from the Author9
IManhood Lost
1The Burpers and Scratchers: Our Generation's Fruitless Attempts at Manhood17
2The Brotherhood: The Perverse Education of Modern Males35
3The Battleground: The Sacred Terrain Where Manhood Is Won or Lost53
IIUnearthing the Warrior Poet
4The Counterfeit: The Shameless Impersonation of God's World-Altering Original69
5The Crossing: The Courageous First Step into Great Masculinity83
6The Covenant: The Triumphant Exchange of Mediocrity for Magnificence97
7The Complete Man: The Prince Every Woman Dreams of111
IIIForging the Warrior
8The Christ-Built Soldier: Redirecting the Warrior Instinct133
9The Commission: The Sacred Call of the Emerging Warrior157
10The Champion: Becoming Her Hero181
IVShaping the Poet
11The Passion: Unlocking the Affections of the Manly Soul205
12The Pursuit: Following in the Steps of Our Prince229
13The Poetic Lover: Becoming Excellent in Intimate Love245
Final Thoughts259
Notes263

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God's Gift to Women: Discovering the Lost Greatness of Masculinity 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
1234DW More than 1 year ago
I love this book. I am reading it with a young group of men in our youth group. These young men really enjoy the book as well. It helps these young guys realize that manhood is not about being what everyone else in the world is doing. It is about being a man of integrity, being chivalrous, caring, faithful, patient, not overbearing, a man of character, and most of all a man of God. I think it is so important to teach our young men that they don't have to be the bad boys but they can be the prince charming the world so needs.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I picked this book up because it was reccomended to me. When I started reading I couldn't put it down. The liturature in the book pulls you in, and there are many life lessons for teens. I read this, and now find myself looking at life different. Amazing!!!
Guest More than 1 year ago
I¿m a 20-year-old girl, but as an avid reader of Eric and Leslie Ludy¿s other books, I wanted to see what Eric had to say in God¿s Gift to Women. I just finished reading it, and all I can say is, ¿Amen! Preach it, Eric!¿ If guys would take to heart what Eric says in this book, the world would be filled with happy women! I recommend that every guy read this book, and find the secret to winning a woman¿s heart (it¿s not flowers and chocolate, but those do help! :)). Eric did forget to mention one of the most key elements of being a warrior poet: opening the door for ladies, especially your mom and sister! Otherwise, he covered all the bases. So whether you haven¿t a clue at how to be tender to a woman, or you think you have it all figured out, you guys need to read this book. It will point you towards the path of becoming God¿s Gift to Women.

P.S. Girls, if you want to read this book, go right ahead! It¿s obviously geared towards guys, but I got a lot out of it as well. It helped me understand our ¿wild at heart¿ men a bit better, and gave me a vision of the kind of man I¿m waiting for: a tender warrior poet.