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Leadership Principles from God’s Word:

AUTHORITY Mario Denton Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Authority


Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Authority


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: Authority


Objectives • 1. Participants will understand that authority is earned. • 2. Participants will become aware of the authority test. • 3. Participants will evaluate their lives and make appropriate changes re the way they fulfil their authority role.

Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Authority


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: Authority


The Rod of God Leaders earn their authority, few individuals just give it to someone.

Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Authority


When leaders possesses authority, their words carry their weight How much weight do your words carry? Who listens to you? Matt. 8: 5-13

Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Authority


The authority test: submitting to God-Given authority • Before we will ever become leaders of integrity, we must learn to follow other leaders regardless of differences. • The acid test of character comes when we disagree with legitimate authorities. • Romans 13: 1-7 Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Authority


Authority and Submission: Everyone is responsible to someone • Everyone and everything exists in submission to someone else. • God has called parents to assume responsibility for the health and growth of the family.

Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Authority


Authority and Submission: Everyone is responsible to someone • Those in authority do not necessarily have greater intelligence or gifts, but they do have greater responsibility. • Titus 3: 1,2

Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Authority


Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Authority


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: Authority


Give thanks with a grateful heart Give thanks to the Holy One Give thanks because He’s given Jesus Christ His Son (repeat) And now let the weak say I am strong Let the poor say I am rich Because of what the Lord has done for us (repeat) Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Authority


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: Authority


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: Authority


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

Leadership Principles from God’s Word: Authority


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: Authority


CD-ROM copyright • You are free to copy this material. Should you wish to become part of this winning concept, the following will apply: • Please commit yourself to inform us of the results regarding the effectiveness thereof. • Full acknowledgement must be given to the author(s) in writing. Please bring the following information in at the end of your presentation of any of the material that you used from the CD. Special recognition Denton, M. Self Paced Authentic Leadership Website: http://www.strongmessage.co.za marden@mweb.co.za Cell +27 82 88 29903

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