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Leadership Principles from God’s Word:

ENCOURAGEMENT Mario Denton Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Encouragement


Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Encouragement


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: Encouragement


Objectives • 1. Participants will understand the importance of positive affirmations as a way of encouragement. • 2. Participants will learn how to encourage others.

Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Encouragement


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: Encouragement


Affirmations Notice how Solomon communicates love and affirmation. Song of Solomon 1: 10-15

Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Encouragement


Encourage those in your care through affirmation Identify first – Declare what it is you appreciate. Name it.

Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Encouragement


Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Encouragement


Encourage those in your care through affirmation Specify second. Be as specific as you can. No generalizations about their style.

Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Encouragement


Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Encouragement


Encourage those in your care through affirmation Quantify thirdly. Express how they have made a measurable difference in your life.

Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Encouragement


Encourage those in your care through affirmation Magnify fourthly: Encourage your followers liberally in public, before their peers.

Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Encouragement


Encouragement Encouragement ought to be given sincerely, personally, specifically, publicly and frequently. Philippians: 1: 3-11

Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Encouragement


Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Encouragement


Encouragement is the oxygen of the soul; everyone needs it and they perform better when they get it. Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Encouragement


Encouragement • Good leaders liberally hand out encouragement. • It costs little to affirm others, yet pays great dividends. • Capitalize on the power of encouragement. • Read 2 Thes. 1:3-6 Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Encouragement


Encouragement should be ‌ Personal: Tell people how much you believed in them.

Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Encouragement


Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Encouragement


Encouragement should be ‌ Pointed: Tell people specifically what you appreciate about them.

Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Encouragement


Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Encouragement


Encouragement should be ‌ Public and purposeful: Tell others and aim for something during your encouragement.

Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Encouragement


Jesus affirms the church at Smyrna: Revelations 2:8-11 • Jesus encourages the church to stand firm and to keep going. • He reminds them of the reward that awaits them and that their trouble will be temporary. • People get emotionally low, they grow weary and become doubtful. • They need a leader’s encouragement. Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Encouragement


Affirmations for a spiritual connection: • The light of God is guiding me in everything I do… • I now surrender to the will of God… • Divine guidance is with me always… • Divine wisdom unfolds within me now… • I am now filled with the light and love of God… • I now call on the light of God to guide me… • I am one with God.

Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Encouragement


Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Encouragement


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: Encouragement


Let Your living waters

LET YOUR LIVING WATERS FLOW OVER MY SOUL LET YOUR HOLY SPIRIT COME AND TAKE CONTROL EVERY SITUATION THAT HAS TROUBLED MY MIND ALL MY CARES AND BURDENS ONTO YOU I ROLL JESUS (X3) FATHER (X3) SPIRIT (X3) COME NOW HOLY SPIRIT AND TAKE CONTROL HOLD ME IN YOUR LOVING ARMS AND MAKE ME WHOLE DRIVE AWAY ALL DOUBT AND FEAR AND TAKE MY PRIDE DRAW ME TO YOUR LOVE AND KEEP ME BY YOUR SIDE

GIVE YOUR LIFE TO JESUS LET HIM FILL YOUR SOUL LET HIM TAKE YOU IN HIS ARMS AND MAKE YOU WHOLE AS YOU GIVE YOUR LIFE TO HIM HE WILL SET YOU FREE YOU WILL LIVE AND REIGN WITH HIM ETERNALLY JESUS (X3) FATHER (X3) SPIRIT (X3

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JESUS (X3) FATHER (X3) SPIRIT (X3)

Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Encouragement


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: Encouragement


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: Encouragement


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

Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Encouragement


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: Encouragement


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Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Encouragement


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