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Leadership Principles from God’s Word:

DISCIPLINE Mario Denton Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Discipline


Overall purpose of this series on Leadership Principles To provide concepts and tools for effective leadership and management so that you can: • Be more anointed in your workplace. • Use these material to facilitate the work of evangelism. Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Discipline


Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Discipline


Objectives • 1. Participants will see the impact of moral failure and the role of discipline to prevent those nightmares. • 2. Participants will learn steps God’s method of discipline. Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Discipline


Passage to memorize Psalm 86: 9-12 Teach me your way O Lord, and I will walk in your truth; give me an undivided heart, that I may fear your name. I will praise you o Lord my God with all my heart; I will glorify your name forever.

Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Discipline


Moral Failures: Disciplines prevent nightmares • Character has become a crucial issue today. • The enemy target leaders for attack • Leaders never fall in a vacuum. • Replacing leaders is slow and difficult. • Read Proverbs 5:3-23. Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Discipline


Moral Failures: Disciplines prevent nightmares • Who are you (humble, visionary and convictional). • What do you do ( rely on God, set goals, do right). • The result ( God’s power, high morale and credibility).

Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Discipline


Everything rises and falls on leadership • As the leader goes, so go the people. • Leaders represent the people they oversee. • Leaders are usually the most influential. • When God starts a movement, He uses one person to spearhead it. Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Discipline


God’s method of discipline

• No sin is more acceptable than another.

Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Discipline


God’s method of discipline • God desires to humble as well as discipline. • God is sovereign and will correct His people in whatever manner He sees fit. Nahum 2: 13 Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Discipline


Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Discipline


Prayer Focus • Father, In the name of Jesus, I surrender myself to walk in the Word. Your word living in me produces the Life in this world. • The word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path. It makes my way plain before me. • I boldly and confidently say that my heart is fixed and established on the solid foundation – the Living Word of God! Amen Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Discipline


Let him breathe on me

LET HIM BREATHE ON ME LET HIM BREATHE ON ME LET THE SPIRIT OF GOD NOW BREATHE ON ME

Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Discipline


Learning, application and commitment: James 1: 22-25 • “Do not merely listen to the word, and so deceive yourselves. • Do what it says. • Anyone who listens to the word but does not do what it says is like a man who looks at his face in the mirror and, after looking at himself, goes away and immediately forgets what he looks like. • But the man who looks intently into the perfect law that gives freedom, and continues to do this, not forgetting what he has heard, but doing it - he will be blessed in what he does.” (NIV) Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Discipline


Learning, application and commitment • One of the Biblical truths (principles) that I have learned from this lesson was … • I intend to apply this truth (principle) in my business/Ministry by: ….. • With the help of the Holy Spirit, I will begin applying this truth immediately. I ask and expect my group to hold me accountable for this and to check with me periodically to determine if I am doing so. Please ask me ….. Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Discipline


Jesus said: Take what I have given you and change the world!

Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Discipline


Blessings from Mario Denton   Let's keep the good coaching vibes alive. Let's network. Become a member of the Strong Message People and Change Management Coaching Forum.   Tel (w) + 27(0) 82 88 29903. e-mail address: marden@mweb.co.za Website: www.strongmessage.co.za Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Discipline


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Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Discipline


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