Leadership in the Bible

A quick glance at the calendar, or any news outlet, reveals that the Presidential election is just a hair over 2 months away.  The media will no doubt provide wall to wall coverage of what the candidates are saying, doing, and thinking; not to mention where they are doing these things.

But what does the Bible have to say about leadership and those in power.  Throughout history there have been some admirable leaders, and some that were not so admirable, but they were each elevated into office at a particular moment in history to fulfill the purpose that God had set before them.

It is with these thoughts in mind, that as we head toward our own election day in this country, each Monday, I will post on a New Testament political leader and how God used him to fulfill his purpose, and how God picks up where this ruler fell short.

Here is the schedule:

Caesar – The Unspoken Actor

Herod the Great – The Paranoid Ruler

Acrhelaus – Living Under a Dictator

Herod the Tetrarch – Bearing the Burden

Herod Antipas – Looking for Signs

Pilate – People Pleaser

Herod the King Agrippa I – Ignoring the Evidence

Felix the Governor – So Close, Yet so Far

Festus the Governor & King Agrippa – If Only…

About revschmidt

An LCMS Pastor in North-Central Kansas
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One Response to Leadership in the Bible

  1. Looking forward to it!

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