18 Bible Verses about Examples of Leadership
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Remember your leaders, who spoke God's message to you; reflect on the outcome of their lives and imitate their faith.
showing yourself to be an example of good works in every way. In your teaching show integrity, dignity,
Obey your leaders and submit to them, for they keep watch over your souls and will give an account for their work. Let them do this with joy and not with complaints, for this would be no advantage for you.
Let no one look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in your speech, conduct, love, faithfulness, and purity.
And do not lord it over those entrusted to you, but be examples to the flock.
But if someone does not know how to manage his own household, how will he care for the church of God?
Now we ask you, brothers and sisters, to acknowledge those who labor among you and preside over you in the Lord and admonish you,
Look, I made him a witness to nations, a ruler and commander of nations."
Select wise and practical men, those known among your tribes, whom I may appoint as your leaders."
The one who can break through barriers will lead them out they will break out, pass through the gate, and leave. Their king will advance before them, The Lord himself will lead them.
Announce a holy fast; proclaim a sacred assembly. Gather the elders and all the inhabitants of the land to the temple of the Lord your God, and cry out to the Lord.
if it is exhortation, he must exhort; if it is contributing, he must do so with sincerity; if it is leadership, he must do so with diligence; if it is showing mercy, he must do so with cheerfulness.
Give a shepherd's care to God's flock among you, exercising oversight not merely as a duty but willingly under God's direction, not for shameful profit but eagerly.
Elders who provide effective leadership must be counted worthy of double honor, especially those who work hard in speaking and teaching.
And God has placed in the church first apostles, second prophets, third teachers, then miracles, gifts of healing, helps, gifts of leadership, different kinds of tongues.
Nor are you to be called 'teacher,' for you have one teacher, the Christ.
(Let the wise also hear and gain instruction, and let the discerning acquire guidance!)
When they saw the boldness of Peter and John, and discovered that they were uneducated and ordinary men, they were amazed and recognized these men had been with Jesus.
From Thematic Bible
God » Examples of Leadership » Immutable
In Christ we too have been claimed as God's own possession, since we were predestined according to the one purpose of him who accomplishes all things according to the counsel of his will
All the inhabitants of the earth are regarded as nothing. He does as he wishes with the army of heaven and with those who inhabit the earth. No one slaps his hand and says to him, 'What have you done?'
The Lord's decisions stand forever; his plans abide throughout the ages.
There are many plans in a person's mind, but it is the counsel of the Lord which will stand.
O Lord, you are my God! I will exalt you in praise, I will extol your fame. For you have done extraordinary things, and executed plans made long ago exactly as you decreed.
God » Examples of Leadership » Compassion of
The Lord said, "I have surely seen the affliction of my people who are in Egypt. I have heard their cry because of their taskmasters, for I know their sorrows.
Yet he is compassionate. He forgives sin and does not destroy. He often holds back his anger, and does not stir up his fury.
Though he causes us grief, he then has compassion on us according to the abundance of his loyal kindness.
I led them with leather cords, with leather ropes; I lifted the yoke from their neck, and gently fed them.
the Lord your God will reverse your captivity and have pity on you. He will turn and gather you from all the peoples among whom he has scattered you.
God » Examples of Leadership » Condescension of
For this is what the high and exalted one says, the one who rules forever, whose name is holy: "I dwell in an exalted and holy place, but also with the discouraged and humiliated, in order to cheer up the humiliated and to encourage the discouraged.
He bends down to look at the sky and the earth.
to the one who remembered us when we were down, for his loyal love endures,
Though the Lord is exalted, he takes note of the lowly, and recognizes the proud from far away.
When the Pharisees saw this they said to his disciples, "Why does your teacher eat with tax collectors and sinners?"
God » Examples of Leadership » Counsel of
take my advice and buy gold from me refined by fire so you can become rich! Buy from me white clothing so you can be clothed and your shameful nakedness will not be exposed, and buy eye salve to put on your eyes so you can see!
The Lord's spirit will rest on him -- a spirit that gives extraordinary wisdom, a spirit that provides the ability to execute plans, a spirit that produces absolute loyalty to the Lord.
I will praise the Lord who guides me; yes, during the night I reflect and learn.
You guide me by your wise advice, and then you will lead me to a position of honor.
This also comes from the Lord who commands armies, who gives supernatural guidance and imparts great wisdom.
God » Examples of Leadership » Claims of, upon all the possessions of men
Elijah said to her, "Don't be afraid. Go and do as you planned. But first make a small cake for me and bring it to me; then make something for yourself and your son.
But above all pursue his kingdom and righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.
because all the firstborn are mine. When I destroyed all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, I set apart for myself all the firstborn in Israel, both man and beast. They belong to me. I am the Lord."
you must take the first of all the ground's produce you harvest from the land the Lord your God is giving you, place it in a basket, and go to the place where he chooses to locate his name.
God » Examples of Leadership » Care of
by casting all your cares on him because he cares for you.
The Lord takes notice of us, he will bless -- he will bless the family of Israel, he will bless the family of Aaron.
For the unconverted pursue these things, and your heavenly Father knows that you need them.
In fact, even the hairs on your head are all numbered. Do not be afraid; you are more valuable than many sparrows.
God's Call » Examples of Leadership » Refused by men
So I will choose severe punishment for them; I will bring on them what they dread, because I called, and no one responded, I spoke and they did not listen. They did evil before me; they chose to do what displeases me."
However, because I called but you refused to listen, because I stretched out my hand but no one paid attention,
But my people did not obey me; Israel did not submit to me.
I predestine you to die by the sword, all of you will kneel down at the slaughtering block, because I called to you, and you did not respond, I spoke and you did not listen. You did evil before me; you chose to do what displeases me."
You also have done all these things, says the Lord, and I have spoken to you over and over again. But you have not listened! You have refused to respond when I called you to repent!
God's Call » Examples of Leadership » To decision
If you have no desire to worship the Lord, choose today whom you will worship, whether it be the gods whom your ancestors worshiped beyond the Euphrates, or the gods of the Amorites in whose land you are living. But I and my family will worship the Lord!"
"Look! I have set before you today life and prosperity on the one hand, and death and disaster on the other.
So Naomi said, "Look, your sister-in-law is returning to her people and to her god. Follow your sister-in-law back home!"
Elijah approached all the people and said, "How long are you going to be paralyzed by indecision? If the Lord is the true God, then follow him, but if Baal is, follow him!" But the people did not say a word.
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 the Christ?"
God's Call » Examples of Leadership » Universality of
And the Spirit and the bride say, "Come!" And let the one who hears say: "Come!" And let the one who is thirsty come; let the one who wants it take the water of life free of charge.
since he wants all people to be saved and to come to a knowledge of the truth.
Turn to me so you can be delivered, all you who live in the earth's remote regions! For I am God, and I have no peer.
"Hey, all who are thirsty, come to the water! You who have no money, come! Buy and eat! Come! Buy wine and milk without money and without cost!
So go into the main streets and invite everyone you find to the wedding banquet.'
God's Call » Examples of Leadership » Isaiah
While they were serving the Lord and fasting, the Holy Spirit said, "Set apart for me Barnabas and Saul for the work to which I have called them."
I heard the voice of the sovereign master say, "Whom will I send? Who will go on our behalf?" I answered, "Here I am, send me!"
"Go immediately to Nineveh, that large capital city, and announce judgment against its people because their wickedness has come to my attention."
After Paul saw the vision, we attempted immediately to go over to Macedonia, concluding that God had called us to proclaim the good news to them.
God's Call » Examples of Leadership » moses
"And you, bring near to you your brother Aaron and his sons with him from among the Israelites, so that they may minister as my priests -- Aaron, Nadab and Abihu, Eleazar and Ithamar, Aaron's sons.
"See, I have chosen Bezalel son of Uri, the son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah,
So now go, and I will send you to Pharaoh to bring my people, the Israelites, out of Egypt."
God's Call » Examples of Leadership » Elisha
Elijah went from there and found Elisha son of Shaphat. He was plowing with twelve pairs of oxen; he was near the twelfth pair. Elijah passed by him and threw his robe over him.
God's Call » Examples of Leadership » Abraham
Now the Lord said to Abram, "Go out from your country, your relatives, and your father's household to the land that I will show you.
God's Call » Examples of Leadership » gideon
Then the Lord himself turned to him and said, "You have the strength. Deliver Israel from the power of the Midianites! Have I not sent you?"
God's Call » Examples of Leadership » Paul
But get up and stand on your feet, for I have appeared to you for this reason, to designate you in advance as a servant and witness to the things you have seen and to the things in which I will appear to you.
Humble » Examples of Leadership » King david
David said to Saul, "Who am I? Who are my relatives or the clan of my father in Israel that I should become the king's son-in-law?"
Humble » Examples of Leadership » King saul
Saul replied, "Am I not a Benjaminite, from the smallest of Israel's tribes, and is not my family clan the smallest of all the tribes of Benjamin? Why do you speak to me in this way?"
Humble » Examples of Leadership » Jeremiah
I answered, "Oh, Lord God, I really do not know how to speak well enough for that, for I am too young."
Humble » Examples of Leadership » John the baptist
But John tried to prevent him, saying, "I need to be baptized by you, and yet you come to me?"
Humble » Examples of Leadership » moses
Moses said to God, "Who am I, that I should go to Pharaoh, or that I should bring the Israelites out of Egypt?"
Humble » Examples of Leadership » King solomon
Now, O Lord my God, you have made your servant king in my father David's place, even though I am only a young man and am inexperienced.
Humble » Examples of Leadership » gideon
Gideon said to him, "But Lord, how can I deliver Israel? Just look! My clan is the weakest in Manasseh, and I am the youngest in my family."
Humble » Examples of Leadership » Isaiah
I said, "Too bad for me! I am destroyed, for my lips are contaminated by sin, and I live among people whose lips are contaminated by sin. My eyes have seen the king, the Lord who commands armies."
- Attending Church
- Bishops, Duties
- Bishops, Qualifications
- Church Authority, Of Eldars
- Giving Money To The Church
- Ministers, Should Be
- Ministry, In The Church
- Servant Leadership
- Serving The Church
- Shepherds, As Church Leader
- Taking Care Of Your Body