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37 Bible Verses about Leaders
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Obey your leaders and submit to them, for they keep watch over your souls as those who will give an account. Let them do this with joy and not with grief, for this would be unprofitable for you.
Remember those who led you, who spoke the word of God to you; and considering the result of their conduct, imitate their faith.
Let them alone; they are blind guides of the blind. And if a blind man guides a blind man, both will fall into a pit.”
The elders who rule well are to be considered worthy of double honor, especially those who work hard at preaching and teaching.
“Then I will give you shepherds after My own heart, who will feed you on knowledge and understanding.
But we request of you, brethren, that you appreciate those who diligently labor among you, and have charge over you in the Lord and give you instruction,
for kings and all who are in authority, so that we may lead a tranquil and quiet life in all godliness and dignity.
Those who continue in sin, rebuke in the presence of all, so that the rest also will be fearful of sinning.
Every person is to be in subjection to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and those which exist are established by God.
Do not trust in princes,
In mortal man, in whom there is no salvation.
The Lord therefore said to Moses, “Gather for Me seventy men from the elders of Israel, whom you know to be the elders of the people and their officers and bring them to the tent of meeting, and let them take their stand there with you.
But from those who were of high reputation (what they were makes no difference to me; God shows no partiality)—well, those who were of reputation contributed nothing to me.
Where there is no guidance the people fall,
But in abundance of counselors there is victory.
or he who exhorts, in his exhortation; he who gives, with liberality; he who leads, with diligence; he who shows mercy, with cheerfulness.
From Thematic Bible
Leaders » Garments of prophets » General references to
They rose early in the morning and went out to the wilderness of Tekoa; and when they went out, Jehoshaphat stood and said, “Listen to me, O Judah and inhabitants of Jerusalem,
Leaders » FALSE » Called seers
The singers, the sons of Asaph, were also at their stations
Leaders » False shepherds, characteristics of » Corrupt priests
So when the chief priests and the
And her prophets divine for money.
Yet they lean on the Lord saying,
Calamity will not come upon us.”
Leaders » Heal persecution of » Divinely appointed
if indeed you continue in
who also made us adequate as
Leaders » Support of unfaithful » Affliction of
And they went out and preached everywhere, while the Lord worked with them, and confirmed the word by the
And I saw another angel flying in
Leaders » Elders » Governmental
Leaders » Corrupt condemned » Idolatrous, examples of
All the people of the land went to
by means of the hypocrisy of liars
Leaders » Men of God » Sent as divine messengers
Leaders » Religious priests » Should be holy
For the lips of a priest should preserve
Go out of the midst of her,
You who carry the vessels of the Lord.
And her prophets divine for money.
Yet they lean on the Lord saying,
Calamity will not come upon us.”
And from the prophet even to the priest
All of them know nothing.
All of them are mute dogs unable to bark,
False and foolish visions;
And they have not
So as to restore you from captivity,
But they have
Leaders » Preaching » Christ the theme of
The word which He sent to the sons of Israel,
Leaders » Support of » Self-support as practised by paul
For you recall, brethren, our
Leaders » Men of God » Men raised up as deliverers of israel
“About this time tomorrow I will send you a man from the land of Benjamin, and
But when they cried to You
You heard from heaven, and according to Your great compassion
Leaders » Religious priests » General references to
And Joshua spoke to the priests, saying, “Take up the ark of the covenant and cross over ahead of the people.” So they took up the ark of the covenant and went ahead of the people.
So the priests went in to the inner part of the house of the Lord to cleanse it, and every unclean thing which they found in the temple of the Lord they brought out to the court of the house of the Lord. Then the Levites received it to carry out to
Leaders » Preaching » Encouraged
And He said to them,
Leaders » Religious priests » Laws in regard to
Leaders » Support of » In the Christian church
Leaders » Preaching » As shepherds to feed the flock
Be on guard for yourselves and for all
He *said to him the third time,
“Then I will give you
“Then I will
Leaders » FALSE » Prophets in the Christian church
Now there were at
And God has
Leaders » Preaching » As teachers of the word
Those who have believers as their masters must not be disrespectful to them because they are
Leaders » Responsibility of » Select reading
But if the watchman sees the sword coming and does not blow the trumpet and the people are not warned, and a sword comes and takes a person from them, he is
Then He said to me, "Son of man, eat what you find; eat this scroll, and go, speak to the house of Israel." So I opened my mouth, and He fed me this scroll. He said to me, "Son of man, feed your stomach and fill your body with this scroll which I am giving you " Then I ate it, and it was sweet as honey in my mouth. read more.
Then He said to me, "Son of man, go to the house of Israel and speak with My words to them. "For you are not being sent to a people of unintelligible speech or difficult language, but to the house of Israel, nor to many peoples of unintelligible speech or difficult language, whose words you cannot understand. But I have sent you to them who should listen to you; yet the house of Israel will not be willing to listen to you, since they are not willing to listen to Me. Surely the whole house of Israel is stubborn and obstinate. "Behold, I have made your face as hard as their faces and your forehead as hard as their foreheads. "Like emery harder than flint I have made your forehead. Do not be afraid of them or be dismayed before them, though they are a rebellious house." Moreover, He said to me, "Son of man, take into your heart all My words which I will speak to you and listen closely. "Go to the exiles, to the sons of your people, and speak to them and tell them, whether they listen or not, 'Thus says the Lord GOD.'" Then the Spirit lifted me up, and I heard a great rumbling sound behind me, "Blessed be the glory of the LORD in His place." And I heard the sound of the wings of the living beings touching one another and the sound of the wheels beside them, even a great rumbling sound. So the Spirit lifted me up and took me away; and I went embittered in the rage of my spirit, and the hand of the LORD was strong on me. Then I came to the exiles who lived beside the river Chebar at Tel-abib, and I sat there seven days where they were living, causing consternation among them. At the end of seven days the word of the LORD came to me, saying, "Son of man, I have appointed you a watchman to the house of Israel; whenever you hear a word from My mouth, warn them from Me.
Leaders » Dues of » High priests
Then he showed me
‘The priest who is the highest among his brothers, on whose head the anointing oil has been poured and
Leaders » FALSE » Schools of
youths in whom was
Leaders » Apostles » Call of to special work
Leaders » Preaching » Spiritual watchmen
that the Lord sent a prophet to the sons of Israel, and
Leaders » Solemn charges given » Paul to timothy
When they had entered the city, they went up to
When he returned to the man of God with all his company, and came and stood before him, he said, "Behold now, I know that there is no God in all the earth, but in Israel; so please take a present from your servant now." But he said, "As the LORD lives, before whom I stand, I will take nothing." And he urged him to take it, but he refused.
Leaders » Solemn charges given » Moses to joshua
"Son of man, prophesy against the shepherds of Israel Prophesy and say to those shepherds, 'Thus says the Lord GOD, "Woe, shepherds of Israel who have been feeding themselves! Should not the shepherds feed the flock? "You eat the fat and clothe yourselves with the wool, you slaughter the fat sheep without feeding the flock.
Who leaves the flock!
And on his right eye!
And his right eye will be
Leaders » Names of persons spoken of as
The vision of Obadiah.
Thus says the Lord
Her prey never departs.
Leaders » Names of persons spoken of as » Iddo
Now the rest of the acts of Abijah, and his ways and his words are written in
Leaders » Names of persons spoken of as » Shemaiah
Leaders » Names of persons spoken of as » moses
Leaders » Names of persons spoken of as » Obed
But a prophet of the Lord was there, whose name was Oded; and
Leaders » Solemn charges given » Jehoshaphat to leaders of judah
His watchmen are blind, All of them know nothing. All of them are mute dogs unable to bark, Dreamers lying down, who love to slumber; And the dogs are greedy, they are not satisfied And they are shepherds who have no understanding; They have all turned to their own way, Each one to his unjust gain, to the last one. "Come," they say, "let us get wine, and let us drink heavily of strong drink; And tomorrow will be like today, only more so."
Leaders » Humility, Examples Of » King david
Leaders » Names of persons spoken of as » Hananiah
They have made them turn aside on the
They have gone along from mountain to hill
And have forgotten their
Leaders » False shepherds, characteristics of » Scatter the flock
Therefore thus says the Lord God of Israel concerning the shepherds who are
Leaders » Names of persons spoken of as » Zechariah
Leaders » Names of persons spoken of as » Ahijah
Leaders » Names of persons spoken of as » Joshua
Leaders » Names of persons spoken of as » Elijah
Leaders » Names of persons spoken of as » Elisha
Leaders » Names of persons spoken of as » samuel
Leaders » Names of persons spoken of as » Daniel
Leaders » Names of persons spoken of as » David
This was to fulfill what was spoken through the prophet:
I will utter things hidden since the foundation of the world.”
Leaders » Names of persons spoken of as » Eldad
Leaders » Names of persons spoken of as » Medad
Leaders » Names of persons spoken of as » Gad
Leaders » Humility, Examples Of » King saul
Saul replied, “
Leaders » Humility, Examples Of » Jeremiah
And when they had summoned them, they commanded them not to speak or teach at all in the name of Jesus. But Peter and John answered and said to them, "Whether it is right in the sight of God to give heed to you rather than to God, you be the judge; for we cannot stop speaking about what we have seen and heard."
Leaders » Names of persons spoken of as » Jeremiah
Leaders » Names of persons spoken of as » Micaiah
The king of Israel said to Jehoshaphat, “There is yet one man by whom we may inquire of the Lord, but I hate him, because he does not prophesy good concerning me, but evil. He is Micaiah son of Imlah.” But Jehoshaphat said, “Let not the king say so.”
Leaders » Names of persons spoken of as » Abraham
Now therefore, restore the man’s wife, for
Leaders » Names of persons spoken of as » Isaiah
Leaders » Names of persons spoken of as » Nathan
that the king said to
Leaders » Names of persons spoken of as » balaam
So he sent messengers to
Leaders » Names of persons spoken of as » Jehu
Moreover, the word of the Lord through
Leaders » Solemn charges given » Christ to the disciples
Leaders » Humility, Examples Of » John the baptist
Leaders » Humility, Examples Of » moses
But Moses said to God, “
Leaders » Humility, Examples Of » King solomon
Now, O Lord my God,
Leaders » Names of persons spoken of as » Ezekiel
Leaders » Solemn charges given » David to solomon
Leaders » Humility, Examples Of » gideon
Leaders » Names of persons spoken of as » Aaron
Leaders » Names of persons spoken of as » Agabus
Leaders » Solemn charges given » Paul to the ephesian elders
Be on guard for yourselves and for all
Leaders » Humility, Examples Of » Isaiah
Then I said,
Because I am a man of
And I live among a
For my eyes have seen the
“You men who are
Leaders » Names of persons spoken of as » John the baptist
Leaders » Names of persons spoken of as » Zacharias
Men of God » Leaders » Sent as divine messengers
Men of God » Leaders
‘On that day,’ declares the Lord of hosts, ‘I will take you, Zerubbabel, son of Shealtiel, My servant,’ declares the Lord, ‘and I will make you like a
But the Lord said to him,
but God has chosen the foolish things of the world to shame the wise, and God has chosen the weak things of the world to shame the things which are strong, and the base things of the world and the despised God has chosen, the things that are not, so that He may nullify the things that are,
Women » Leaders » Liberality of
So Peter arose and went with them. When he arrived, they brought him into the
and also some women who had been healed of evil spirits and sicknesses: Mary who was called Magdalene, from whom seven demons had gone out, and Joanna the wife of Chuza, Herod's steward, and Susanna, and many others who were contributing to their support out of their private means.
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But we request of you, brethren, that you
but we have renounced the
And he will perform all My desire.’
And of the temple, ‘
- Attending Church
- Attitudes Towards Kings
- Authority Of People
- Authority, of human institutions
- Being A Leader
- Bishops, Duties
- Bishops, Qualifications
- Church Authority, Of Eldars
- Civil Government
- Civil authorities
- Confidence And Self Esteem
- Diligence, Examples Of
- Encouraging Others
- Examples of Leadership
- False Confidence
- Giving Money To The Church
- God, As Shepherd
- Guidance, Need For God's
- Honouring Rulers
- Leadership Qualities
- Ministry, In The Church
- Reproving People
- Respect, For Human Beings
- Respecting Authority
- Servant Leadership
- Social duties