Examples of Leadership

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Isaiah 55:4

Look! I made him a witness to [the] peoples, a leader and a commander [for the] peoples.

Deuteronomy 1:13

Choose for yourselves {wise and discerning and knowledgeable men} for [each of] your tribes, and I will appoint them as your leaders.'

Micah 2:13

The one who breaks out before them goes up; they break through and pass the gate, going out through it. Their king passes before them, Yahweh at their head.

Joel 1:14

Solemnize a fast! Call an assembly! Gather [the] elders, all [of] the inhabitants of the land [in] the house of Yahweh your God, and cry out to Yahweh.

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God » Examples of Leadership » Immutable

Daniel 4:35

And all the dwellers of the earth are regarded as nothing, and he does {according to} his desire in the host of heaven and [among] the dwellers of earth, and there is not [one] who can hold back his hand, or {ask him}, 'What are you doing?'

God » Examples of Leadership » Compassion of

Exodus 3:7

And Yahweh said, "Surely I have seen the misery of my people who [are] in Egypt, and I have heard their cry of distress because of their oppressors, for I know their sufferings.

Psalm 78:38

But he [was] compassionate; he pardoned [their] guilt and did not destroy [them]. And many [times] he turned back his anger and did not stir up all his wrath,

Lamentations 3:32

For even though he causes grief he has compassion according to the greatness of his royal love.

Hosea 11:4

I drew them {with human ties}, with the bands of love. I was to them like one who lifted up a yoke on their jaws, [though] I bent down to them [and] let them eat.

Deuteronomy 30:3

and Yahweh your God will restore your fortunes, and he will have compassion [upon] you, and {he will again gather you together} from all the peoples where Yahweh your God scattered you there.

God » Examples of Leadership » Condescension of

Psalm 113:6

who {condescends to look at} [what is] in the heavens and in the earth?

Psalm 138:6

Though Yahweh [is] high, yet he sees [the] lowly, but [the] proud he perceives at a distance.

Matthew 9:11

And [when they] saw [it], the Pharisees began to say to his disciples, "Why does your teacher eat with tax collectors and sinners?"

God » Examples of Leadership » Counsel of

Revelation 3:18

I advise you to buy from me gold refined by fire, in order that you may become rich, and white clothing, in order that you may be clothed and the shame of your nakedness may not be revealed, and eye salve to smear on your eyes, in order that you may see.

Isaiah 28:29

This also comes forth from Yahweh of hosts. He is wonderful [in] advice; he makes great wisdom.

More verses: Jeremiah 32:19

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

1 Kings 17:13

Elijah said to her, "Don't be afraid. Go and do according to your word; only make for me a small bread cake from it first, and bring it out to me. Make it for yourself and for your son afterward.

Numbers 3:13

because all [the] firstborn [are] mine; on the day of my killing all [the] firstborn in the land of Egypt, I consecrated for myself all [the] firstborn in Israel, {both humankind and animal}; they will be mine. I am Yahweh."

Deuteronomy 26:2

then you shall take from the firstfruit of all the fruit of the ground that you harvest from your land that Yahweh your God [is] giving to you, and you shall put [it] in a basket, and you shall go to the place that Yahweh your God will choose to make his name to dwell there.

God » Examples of Leadership » Care of

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

Isaiah 66:4

Indeed, I myself I will choose their ill treatment, and I will bring them objects of their dread, because I called, and {no one answered}; I spoke and they did not listen, but they did the evil in my eyes, and they chose that in which I do not delight."

Proverbs 1:24

Because I called out and you refused me, I stretched out my hand, yet there is none who heeds.

Psalm 81:11

But my people did not listen to my voice, and Israel did not yield to me.

Isaiah 65:12

and I will remit you to the sword, and all of you shall bow down to the slaughter, because I called, but you did not answer; I spoke, but you did not listen, but you did the evil in my eyes, and you chose that in which I do not delight."

Jeremiah 7:13

And now, because of your doing all these things," {declares} Yahweh, "and {I have spoken to you over and over again}, and you have not listened, and I called you, and you have not answered,

God's Call » Examples of Leadership » To decision

Joshua 24:15

But if it is bad in your eyes to serve Yahweh, choose for yourselves today whom you want to serve, whether it is the gods that your ancestors served beyond the river, or the gods of the Amorites in whose land you [are] living; but as for me and my household, we will serve Yahweh."

Ruth 1:15

And she said, "Look, your sister-in-law has returned to her people and to her gods. Return after your sister-in-law [too]."

1 Kings 18:21

Elijah approached to all the people and said, "How long [will] you [go] limping over two opinions? If Yahweh [is] God, go after him; but if Baal, go after him." But the people did not answer him a word.

Matthew 27:17

So [after] they had assembled, Pilate said to them, "Whom do you want me to release for you--Jesus Barabbas or Jesus who is called Christ?"

God's Call » Examples of Leadership » Universality of

Matthew 22:9

Therefore, go out to the [places where] the roads exit the city and invite to the wedding celebration as many [people] as you find.'

More verses: John 7:37 Romans 10:12

God's Call » Examples of Leadership » Isaiah

Jeremiah 1:4

And the word of Yahweh came to me, {saying},

Jonah 1:2

"Get up! Go to the great city Nineveh and cry out against her, because their evil has come up {before me}."

Acts 16:10

And when he had seen the vision, we wanted at once to go away to Macedonia, concluding that God had called us to proclaim the good news to them.

God's Call » Examples of Leadership » moses

Exodus 28:1

"And bring near to you Aaron, your brother, and his sons with him from the midst of the {Israelites} to serve as priests for me--Aaron, Nadab and Abihu, Eleazar and Ithamar, the sons of Aaron.

Exodus 31:2

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

God's Call » Examples of Leadership » Elisha

1 Kings 19:19

So he went from there and found Elisha son of Shaphat while he [was] plowing [with] twelve pairs of oxen before him. When he and the twelve passed Elijah, he threw his cloak on him.

God's Call » Examples of Leadership » Abraham

God's Call » Examples of Leadership » gideon

God's Call » Examples of Leadership » Paul

Acts 26:16

But get up and stand on your feet, because for this [reason] I have appeared to you, to appoint you a servant and witness both [to the things] in which you saw me and [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 [who are] my relatives, the clan of my father in Israel, that I should be a son-in-law to the king?"

Humble » Examples of Leadership » King saul

1 Samuel 9:21

Saul answered and said, "[Am] I not a Benjaminite, from the smallest of the tribes of Israel, and my family the humblest of all the families of the tribes of Benjamin? Why 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 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

So then, O Yahweh, you are my God. You have made your servant king in place of David my father [though] I [am] a young boy. I do not know going out or coming in.

Humble » Examples of Leadership » gideon

Judges 6:15

He said to him, "Excuse me, my lord. How will I deliver Israel? Look, my clan [is] the weakest in Manasseh, and I [am] the youngest in my father's house."

Humble » Examples of Leadership » Isaiah