Examples of Leadership

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Isaiah 55:4

Since I have made him a witness to the peoples, a leader and commander for the peoples,

Deuteronomy 1:13

Appoint for yourselves wise, understanding, and respected men from each of your tribes, and I will make them your leaders.

Micah 2:13

One who breaks open [the way] will advance before them; they will break out, pass through the gate, and leave by it. Their King will pass through before them, the Lord as their leader.

Joel 1:14

Announce a sacred fast; proclaim an assembly! Gather the elders and all the residents of the land at the house of the Lord your God, and cry out to the Lord.

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God » Examples of Leadership » Immutable

Daniel 4:35

All the inhabitants of the earth are counted as nothing, and He does what He wants with the army of heaven and the inhabitants of the earth. There is no one who can hold back His hand or say to Him, "What have You done?"

God » Examples of Leadership » Compassion of

Exodus 3:7

Then the Lord said, "I have observed the misery of My people in Egypt, and have heard them crying out because of their oppressors, and I know about their sufferings.

Psalm 78:38

Yet He was compassionate; He atoned for [their] guilt and did not destroy [them]. He often turned His anger aside and did not unleash all His wrath.

Lamentations 3:32

Even if He causes suffering, He will show compassion according to His abundant, faithful love.

Hosea 11:4

I led them with human cords, with ropes of kindness. To them I was like one who eases the yoke from their jaws; I bent down to give them food.

Deuteronomy 30:3

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

God » Examples of Leadership » Condescension of

Psalm 138:6

Though the Lord is exalted, He takes note of the humble; but He knows the haughty from afar.

Matthew 9:11

When the Pharisees saw this, they asked His disciples, "Why does your Teacher eat with tax collectors and sinners?"

God » Examples of Leadership » Counsel of

Isaiah 28:29

This also comes from the Lord of Hosts. He gives wonderful advice; He gives great wisdom.

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, "Don't be afraid; go and do as you have said. Only make me a small loaf from it and bring it out to me. Afterwards, you may make some for yourself and your son,

Numbers 3:13

because every firstborn belongs to Me. At the time I struck down every firstborn in the land of Egypt, I consecrated every firstborn in Israel to Myself, both man and animal; they are Mine; I am the Lord."

Deuteronomy 26:2

you must take some of the first of all the soil's produce that you harvest from the land the Lord your God is giving you and put [it] in a container. Then go to the place where the Lord your God chooses to have His name dwell.

God » Examples of Leadership » Care of

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

Isaiah 66:4

So I will choose their punishment, and I will bring on them what they dread, because I called and no one answered; I spoke and they didn't hear; they did what is evil in My sight and chose what I didn't delight in.

Proverbs 1:24

Since I called out and you refused, extended my hand and no one paid attention,

Psalm 81:11

"But My people did not listen to Me; Israel did not obey Me.

Isaiah 65:12

I will destine you for the sword, and all of you will kneel down to be slaughtered, because I called and you did not answer, I spoke and you did not hear; you did what was evil in My sight and chose what I did not delight in.

Jeremiah 7:13

Now, because you have done all these things"-[this is] the Lord's declaration-"and because I have spoken to you time and time again but you wouldn't listen, and I have called to you, but you wouldn't answer,

God's Call » Examples of Leadership » To decision

Joshua 24:15

But if it doesn't please you to worship the Lord, choose for yourselves today the one you will worship: the gods your fathers worshiped beyond the Euphrates River, or the gods of the Amorites in whose land you are living. As for me and my family, we will worship the Lord."

Ruth 1:15

Naomi said, "Look, your sister-in-law has gone back to her people and to her god. Follow your sister-in-law."

1 Kings 18:21

Then Elijah approached all the people and said, "How long will you hesitate between two opinions? If Yahweh is God, follow Him. But if Baal, follow him." But the people didn't answer him a word.

Matthew 27:17

So when they had gathered together, Pilate said to them, "Who is it you want me to release for you-Barabbas, or Jesus who is called Messiah?"

God's Call » Examples of Leadership » Universality of

More verses: John 7:37 Romans 10:12

God's Call » Examples of Leadership » Isaiah

Jeremiah 1:4

The word of the Lord came to me:

Jonah 1:2

"Get up! Go to the great city of Nineveh and preach against it, because their wickedness has confronted Me."

Acts 16:10

After he had seen the vision, we immediately made efforts to set out for Macedonia, concluding that God had called us to evangelize them.

God's Call » Examples of Leadership » moses

Exodus 28:1

"Have your brother Aaron, with his sons, come to you from the Israelites to serve Me as priest-Aaron, his sons Nadab and Abihu, Eleazar and Ithamar.

Exodus 31:2

"Look, I have appointed by name Bezalel son of Uri, son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah.

God's Call » Examples of Leadership » Elisha

1 Kings 19:19

Elijah left there and found Elisha son of Shaphat as he was plowing. Twelve teams of oxen were in front of him, and he was with the twelfth team. Elijah walked by him and threw his mantle over him.

God's Call » Examples of Leadership » Abraham

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God's Call » Examples of Leadership » Paul

Acts 26:16

But get up and stand on your feet. For I have appeared to you for this purpose, to appoint you as a servant and a witness of things you have seen, and of things in which I will appear to you.

Humble » Examples of Leadership » King david

1 Samuel 18:18

Then David responded, "Who am I, and what is my family or my father's clan in Israel that I should become the king's son-in-law?"

Humble » Examples of Leadership » King saul

1 Samuel 9:21

Saul responded, "Am I not a Benjaminite from the smallest of Israel's tribes and isn't my clan the least important of all the clans of the Benjaminite tribe? So why have you said something like this to me?"

Humble » Examples of Leadership » Jeremiah

Humble » Examples of Leadership » John the baptist

Matthew 3:14

But John tried to stop Him, saying, "I need to be baptized by You, and yet You come to me?"

Humble » Examples of Leadership » moses

Humble » Examples of Leadership » King solomon

1 Kings 3:7

"Lord my God, You have now made Your servant king in my father David's place. Yet I am just a youth with no experience in leadership.

Humble » Examples of Leadership » gideon

Judges 6:15

He said to Him, "Please, Lord, how can I deliver Israel? Look, my family is the weakest in Manasseh, and I am the youngest in my father's house."

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