SPEC-48-170305 - length: 42:33 - taught on Mar, 5 2017
What makes a good leader and why do we care?
Integrity… basically means doing the right thing, treating people with honesty, sincerity and ethically.
Certainly telling the truth to our employees, soldiers, students, spouse and children is important to deserve their respect, loyalty and cooperation
PRO 12:19 Truthful lips will be established forever, But a lying tongue is only for a moment.
PRO 12:20 Deceit is in the heart of those who devise evil, But counselors of peace have joy.
PRO 12:21 No harm befalls the righteous, But the wicked are filled with trouble
Goal oriented. A leader must have worthy goals and a plan to reach them.
PRO 21:5 The plans of the diligent lead surely to advantage, But everyone who is hasty comes surely to poverty. Php 3:14 I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.
Confidence. A leader must be confident that his goals are attainable.
ROM 8:28 And we know that God causes all things to work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purpose.
ROM 8:31 b If God is for us Who is against us?
Php 4:13 I can do all things through Him who strengthens me.
Mindful of the needs and desires of those he leads.
LUK 6:31 "Treat others the same way you want them to treat you.
Php 2:3-4 Do nothing from selfishness or empty conceit, but with humility of mind regard one another as more important than yourselves, do not merely look out for your own personal interests, but also for the interests of others.
Jesus exhibits this servants heart in
Own his own failures and not let them deter him from his mission.
Joshua demonstrated his courage in Numbers 13 and 14 at Kadesh-barnea when he was sent to spy out the land that God gave to the Jews.
Effective, discerning and focused
“The Admiral” movie
Michiel De Ruyter
Most of the leaders I know exhibit humility.
Christ himself demonstrated this many times.
Mar 14,15, Luk 23
Qualities of a leader:
2TI 2:15…. Be diligent to present yourself approved to God as a workman who does not need to be ashamed, accurately handling the word of truth.