Examples of Leadership

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Isaiah 55:4

Behold, I have given him for a witness to the people, a leader and commander to the people.

Deuteronomy 1:13

Take you wise men, and understanding, and known among your tribes, and I will make them rulers over you.

Micah 2:13

He who breaks open has come up before them: they have broken out, and have passed through the gate, and have gone out by it: and their king shall pass before them, the LORD at their head.

Joel 1:14

Sanctify you a fast, call a solemn assembly, gather the elders and all the inhabitants of the land into the house of the LORD your God, and cry unto the LORD.

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God » Examples of Leadership » Immutable

Daniel 4:35

And all the inhabitants of the earth are reputed as nothing: and he does according to his will in the army of heaven, and among the inhabitants of the earth: and none can restrain his hand, or say unto him, What do you?

God » Examples of Leadership » Compassion of

Exodus 3:7

And the LORD said, I have surely seen the affliction of my people who are in Egypt, and have heard their cry by reason of their taskmasters; for I know their sorrows;

Psalm 78:38

But he, being full of compassion, forgave their iniquity, and destroyed them not: yea, many a time turned he his anger away, and did not stir up all his wrath.

Lamentations 3:32

But though he cause grief, yet will he have compassion according to the multitude of his mercies.

Hosea 11:4

I drew them with cords of compassion, with bands of love: and I was to them as they that take off the yoke from their jaws, and I laid food before them.

Deuteronomy 30:3

That then the LORD your God will return you from captivity, and have compassion upon you, and will return and gather you from all the nations, 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 138:6

Though the LORD be high, yet has he respect unto the lowly: but the proud he knows from afar.

Matthew 9:11

And when the Pharisees saw it, they said unto his disciples, Why does your Teacher eat with tax collectors and sinners?

God » Examples of Leadership » Counsel of

Isaiah 28:29

This also comes forth from the LORD of hosts, who is wonderful in counsel, and excellent in wisdom.

More verses: Jeremiah 32:19

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

1 Kings 17:13

And Elijah said unto her, Fear not; go and do as you have said: but make me from it a little loaf first, and bring it unto me, and after that make some for you and for your son.

Numbers 3:13

Because all the firstborn are mine; for on the day that I struck all the firstborn in the land of Egypt I hallowed unto me all the firstborn in Israel, both man and animal: mine shall they be: I am the LORD.

Deuteronomy 26:2

That you shall take of the first of all the fruit of the earth, which you shall bring of your land that the LORD your God gives you, and shall put it in a basket, and shall go unto the place which the LORD your God shall choose to place his name there.

God » Examples of Leadership » Care of

Luke 12:7

But even the very hairs of your head are all numbered. Fear not therefore: you are of more value than many sparrows.

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

Isaiah 66:4

I also will choose their delusions, and will bring their fears upon them; because when I called, none did answer; when I spoke, they did not hear: but they did evil before my eyes, and chose that in which I delighted not.

Proverbs 1:24

Because I have called, and you refused; I have stretched out my hand, and no man regarded;

Psalm 81:11

But my people would not hearken to my voice; and Israel would have none of me.

Isaiah 65:12

Therefore will I number you to the sword, and you shall all bow down to the slaughter: because when I called, you did not answer; when I spoke, you did not hear; but did evil before my eyes, and did choose that in which I delighted not.

Jeremiah 7:13

And now, because you have done all these works, says the LORD, and I spoke unto you, rising up early and speaking, but you heard not; and I called you, but you answered not;

God's Call » Examples of Leadership » To decision

Joshua 24:15

And if it seem evil unto you to serve the LORD, choose you this day whom you will serve; whether the gods which your fathers served that were on the other side of the River, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land you dwell: but as for me and my house, we will serve the LORD.

Ruth 1:15

And she said, Behold, your sister-in-law has gone back unto her people, and unto her gods: return you after your sister-in-law.

1 Kings 18:21

And Elijah came unto all the people, and said, How long do you halt between two opinions? if the LORD is God, follow him: but if Baal, then follow him. And the people answered him not a word.

Matthew 27:17

Therefore when they were gathered together, Pilate said unto them, Whom will you that I release unto you? Barabbas, or Jesus who is called Christ?

God's Call » Examples of Leadership » Universality of

More verses: John 7:37 Romans 10:12

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Jeremiah 1:4

Then the word of the LORD came unto me, saying,

Jonah 1:2

Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and cry against it; for their wickedness has come up before me.

Acts 16:10

And after he had seen the vision, immediately we endeavored to go into Macedonia, concluding that the Lord had called us to preach the gospel unto them.

God's Call » Examples of Leadership » moses

Exodus 28:1

And take unto you Aaron your brother, and his sons with him, from among the children of Israel, that he may minister unto me in the priest's office, even 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:

Exodus 3:10

Come now therefore, and I will send you unto Pharaoh, that you may bring forth my people the children of Israel out of Egypt.

God's Call » Examples of Leadership » Elisha

1 Kings 19:19

So he departed from there, and found Elisha the son of Shaphat, who was plowing with twelve yoke of oxen before him, and he with the twelfth: and Elijah passed by him, and cast his mantle upon him.

God's Call » Examples of Leadership » Abraham

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God's Call » Examples of Leadership » Paul

Acts 26:16

But rise, and stand upon your feet: for I have appeared unto you for this purpose, to make you a minister and a witness both of these things which you have seen, and of those things in which I will appear unto you;

Humble » Examples of Leadership » King david

1 Samuel 18:18

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

Humble » Examples of Leadership » King saul

1 Samuel 9:21

And Saul answered and said, Am not I 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 speak you so to me?

Humble » Examples of Leadership » Jeremiah

Humble » Examples of Leadership » John the baptist

Matthew 3:14

But John forbad him, saying, I have need to be baptized by you, and come you to me?

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Humble » Examples of Leadership » King solomon

1 Kings 3:7

And now, O LORD my God, you have made your servant king instead of David my father: and I am but a little child: I know not how to go out or come in.

Humble » Examples of Leadership » gideon

Judges 6:15

And he said unto him, Oh my Lord, wherewith shall I save Israel? behold, my family is poor in Manasseh, and I am the least in my father's house.

Humble » Examples of Leadership » Isaiah