18 Bible Verses about

Examples of Leadership

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Titus 2:7

in all things show yourself to be an example of good deeds, with purity in doctrine, dignified,

1 Timothy 3:5

(but if a man does not know how to manage his own household, how will he take care of the church of God?),

Isaiah 55:4

"Behold, I have made him a witness to the peoples, A leader and commander for the peoples.

Deuteronomy 1:13

'Choose wise and discerning and experienced men from your tribes, and I will appoint them as your heads.'

Micah 2:13

"The breaker goes up before them; They break out, pass through the gate and go out by it. So their king goes on before them, And the LORD at their head."

Joel 1:14

Consecrate a fast, Proclaim a solemn assembly; Gather the elders And all the inhabitants of the land To the house of the LORD your God, And cry out to the LORD.

Matthew 23:10

"Do not be called leaders; for One is your Leader, that is, Christ.

Acts 4:13

Now as they observed the confidence of Peter and John and understood that they were uneducated and untrained men, they were amazed, and began to recognize them as having been with Jesus.

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God » Examples of Leadership » Immutable

Daniel 4:35

"All the inhabitants of the earth are accounted as nothing, But He does according to His will in the host of heaven And among the inhabitants of earth; And no one can ward off His hand Or say to Him, 'What have You done?'

God » Examples of Leadership » Compassion of

Exodus 3:7

The LORD said, "I have surely seen the affliction of My people who are in Egypt, and have given heed to their cry because of their taskmasters, for I am aware of their sufferings.

Psalm 78:38

But He, being compassionate, forgave their iniquity and did not destroy them; And often He restrained His anger And did not arouse all His wrath.

Lamentations 3:32

For if He causes grief, Then He will have compassion According to His abundant lovingkindness.

Hosea 11:4

I led them with cords of a man, with bonds of love, And I became to them as one who lifts the yoke from their jaws; And I bent down and fed them.

Deuteronomy 30:3

then the LORD your God will restore you from captivity, and have compassion on you, and will gather you again from all the peoples where the LORD your God has scattered you.

God » Examples of Leadership » Condescension of

Psalm 113:6

Who humbles Himself to behold The things that are in heaven and in the earth?

Psalm 136:23

Who remembered us in our low estate, For His lovingkindness is everlasting,

Psalm 138:6

For though the LORD is exalted, Yet He regards the lowly, But the haughty He knows from afar.

Matthew 9:11

When the Pharisees saw this, they said to His disciples, "Why is your Teacher eating with the tax collectors and sinners?"

God » Examples of Leadership » Counsel of

Psalm 73:24

With Your counsel You will guide me, And afterward receive me to glory.

Isaiah 28:29

This also comes from the LORD of hosts, Who has made His counsel wonderful and His wisdom great.

More verses: Jeremiah 32:19

God » Examples of Leadership » Claims of, upon all the possessions of men

1 Kings 17:13

Then Elijah said to her, "Do not fear; go, do as you have said, but make me a little bread cake from it first and bring it out to me, and afterward you may make one for yourself and for your son.

Numbers 3:13

"For all the firstborn are Mine; on the day that I struck down all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, I sanctified to Myself all the firstborn in Israel, from man to beast. They shall be Mine; I am the LORD."

Deuteronomy 26:2

that you shall take some of the first of all the produce of the ground which you bring in from your land that the LORD your God gives you, and you shall put it in a basket and go to the place where the LORD your God chooses to establish His name.

God » Examples of Leadership » Care of

Psalm 115:12

The LORD has been mindful of us; He will bless us; He will bless the house of Israel; He will bless the house of Aaron.

Matthew 6:32

"For the Gentiles eagerly seek all these things; for your heavenly Father knows that you need all these things.

Luke 12:7

"Indeed, the very hairs of your head are all numbered. Do not fear; you are more valuable than many sparrows.

God's Call » Examples of Leadership » Refused by men

Isaiah 66:4

So I will choose their punishments And will bring on them what they dread Because I called, but no one answered; I spoke, but they did not listen And they did evil in My sight And chose that in which I did not delight."

Proverbs 1:24

"Because I called and you refused, I stretched out my hand and no one paid attention;

Psalm 81:11

"But My people did not listen to My voice, And Israel did not obey Me.

Isaiah 65:12

I will destine you for the sword, And all of you will bow down to the slaughter Because I called, but you did not answer; I spoke, but you did not hear. And you did evil in My sight And chose that in which I did not delight."

Jeremiah 7:13

"And now, because you have done all these things," declares the LORD, "and I spoke to you, rising up early and speaking, but you did not hear, and I called you but you did not answer,

God's Call » Examples of Leadership » To decision

Joshua 24:15

"If it is disagreeable in your sight to serve the LORD, choose for yourselves today whom you will serve: whether the gods which your fathers served which were beyond the River, or the gods of the Amorites in whose land you are living; but as for me and my house, we will serve the LORD."

Ruth 1:15

Then she said, "Behold, your sister-in-law has gone back to her people and her gods; return after your sister-in-law."

1 Kings 18:21

Elijah came near to all the people and said, "How long will you hesitate between two opinions? If the LORD is God, follow Him; but if Baal, follow him." But the people did not answer him a word.

Matthew 27:17

So when the people gathered together, Pilate said to them, "Whom do you want me to release for you? Barabbas, or Jesus who is called Christ?"

God's Call » Examples of Leadership » Universality of

Matthew 22:9

'Go therefore to the main highways, and as many as you find there, invite to the wedding feast.'

More verses: John 7:37 Romans 10:12

God's Call » Examples of Leadership » Isaiah

Jeremiah 1:4

Now the word of the LORD came to me saying,

Jonah 1:2

"Arise, go to Nineveh the great city and cry against it, for their wickedness has come up before Me."

Acts 16:10

When he had seen the vision, immediately we sought to go into Macedonia, concluding that God had called us to preach the gospel to them.

God's Call » Examples of Leadership » moses

Exodus 28:1

"Then bring near to yourself Aaron your brother, and his sons with him, from among the sons of Israel, to minister as priest to Me--Aaron, Nadab and Abihu, Eleazar and Ithamar, Aaron's sons.

Exodus 31:2

"See, I have called by name Bezalel, the son of Uri, the son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah.

God's Call » Examples of Leadership » Elisha

1 Kings 19:19

So he departed from there and found Elisha the son of Shaphat, while he was plowing with twelve pairs of oxen before him, and he with the twelfth. And Elijah passed over to him and threw his mantle on him.

God's Call » Examples of Leadership » Abraham

Genesis 12:1

Now the LORD said to Abram, "Go forth from your country, And from your relatives And from your father's house, To the land which I will show you;

God's Call » Examples of Leadership » gideon

Judges 6:14

The LORD looked at him and said, "Go in this your strength and deliver Israel from the hand of Midian. Have I not sent you?"

God's Call » Examples of Leadership » Paul

Acts 26:16

'But get up and stand on your feet; for this purpose I have appeared to you, to appoint you a minister and a witness not only to the things which you have seen, but also to the things in which I will appear to you;

Humble » Examples of Leadership » King david

1 Samuel 18:18

But David said to Saul, "Who am I, and what is my life or my father's family in Israel, that I should be the king's son-in-law?"

Humble » Examples of Leadership » King saul

1 Samuel 9:21

Saul replied, "Am I not a Benjamite, of the smallest of the tribes of Israel, and my family the least of all the families of the tribe of Benjamin? Why then do you speak to me in this way?"

Humble » Examples of Leadership » Jeremiah

Humble » Examples of Leadership » John the baptist

Matthew 3:14

But John tried to prevent Him, saying, "I have need to be baptized by You, and do You come to me?"

Humble » Examples of Leadership » moses

Humble » Examples of Leadership » King solomon

1 Kings 3:7

"Now, O LORD my God, You have made Your servant king in place of my father David, yet I am but a little child; I do not know how to go out or come in.

Humble » Examples of Leadership » gideon

Judges 6:15

He said to Him, "O Lord, how shall I deliver Israel? Behold, my family is the least in Manasseh, and I am the youngest in my father's house."

Humble » Examples of Leadership » Isaiah



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