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Theasaurus: Leadership

20 Bible Verses about Leadership

Most Relevant Verses

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.”

Luke 6:12-16

During those days He went out to the mountain to pray and spent all night in prayer to God. When daylight came, He summoned His disciples, and He chose 12 of them—He also named them apostles: Simon, whom He also named Peter,
and Andrew his brother;
James and John;
Philip and Bartholomew;read more.
Matthew and Thomas;
James the son of Alphaeus,
and Simon called the Zealot; Judas the son of James,
and Judas Iscariot, who became a traitor.

Isaiah 1:23

Your rulers are rebels,
friends of thieves.
They all love graft
and chase after bribes.
They do not defend the rights of the fatherless,
and the widow’s case never comes before them.

Mark 10:43

But it must not be like that among you. On the contrary, whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant,

From Thematic Bible


Leadership » Of the spirit » Obedience to, a mark of sonship

Leadership » Of the spirit » Guides into all truth

Acts 8:39

When they came up out of the water, the Spirit of the Lord carried Philip away, and the eunuch did not see him any longer. But he went on his way rejoicing.

Leadership » Of the spirit » Controls the movements of believers

Acts 10:19-20

While Peter was thinking about the vision, the Spirit told him, "Three men are here looking for you. Get up, go downstairs, and accompany them with no doubts at all, because I have sent them."

Leadership » Of the spirit » Directs in the selection of Christian leaders

Leadership » Of the spirit » Chooses the fields of operation

Acts 16:6

They went through the region of Phrygia and Galatia and were prevented by the Holy Spirit from speaking the message in Asia.

Topics on Leadership

Bad Leadership

19;35;10

My very bones will say,
Lord, who is like You,
rescuing the poor from one too strong for him,
the poor or the needy from one who robs him?”

Examples of Leadership

58;13;7

Remember your leaders who have spoken God’s word to you. As you carefully observe the outcome of their lives, imitate their faith.

Leadership Qualities

5;1;13

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

Servant Leadership

40;23;11

The greatest among you will be your servant.

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