Leadership sessions

Nehemiah 8:13 And on the second day were gathered together the chief of the fathers of all the people, the priests, and the Levites, unto Ezra the scribe, even to understand the words of the law.

Leaders do not eat the same thing as those that will be led. Harder meat with bones is served to the chief of the fathers, priests and scribe. This session is for a deeper understanding of the law of God. You cannot provide leadership to people who are at or above your level in the understanding of what needs to be done. This is the reason why the preparation of the leader is uniquely different and considerably tougher … the leaders are isolated to understand matters that are not covered with the others. This is an important principle.

Organisations have leadership sessions and training programs that are usually far more demanding to prepare and filter out those that can be trusted with the mantle of leadership. Joseph was not trained like his brothers … after his father , Jacob had done what he could, God had to remove him for practical exposures and isolation in Egypt where he was being spiritually prepared to rule. The understanding of leaders must be richer in many regards and their learning deeper and broader. Nehemiah set aside another day … successful organisations know that leadership training is a must. Leaders are justified not by the title, but the depth they exhibit that comes with different exposures and more comprehensive learnings

Verses for further meditation
Matthew 5:1 ; Matthew 9:37

Thoughts for Business and the work place
No one is born a good leader. It takes time, experience and education.

Suggestions for Prayer
Lord, teach and prepare me to labor in your vineyard.

As Nehemiah’s wall was built,  so will we see a reconstruction in all that may appear in distress and in waste.  Nehemiah trusted and feared God, putting his faith in the Almighty whose strength is limitless to exceed all our expectations. Look out daily for Nehemiah’s Wall in 2015 and do invite friends to subscribe to the free email or social media posts.

I am praying someone with a burden to be used by God in building will receive a fresh vision and get the job done.

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Sworn unto your Enemy

Nehemiah 6:18 For there were many in Judah sworn unto him, because he was the son in law of Shechaniah the son of Arah; and his son Johanan had taken the daughter of Meshullam the son of Berechiah

It is wise to understand interpersonal issues and why people behave the way they do. It was no secret that Tobiah did not like Nehemiah, yet God sent Nehemiah and NOT Tobiah. But many were sworn to be aligned with Tobiah because of marriage and family ties and could not openly stand with Nehemiah.

There are many allegiances that are not of God, only useful for the enemy to employ. Be sensitive to the reasons why some will not support you – no matter what you do. Be kind to accept these realities, for these allegiances will do their worst, but will not succeed against you. The issue of marriage is extremely important because it also breeds very deep allegiances not just between couples but between families and children. The worst mistake you can ever make is to marry the wrong person – do not trivialize this most important matter. Many leaders are faced with all manner of resistance and lack of support because of embedded relationships with darkness, doubts and in some cases even linked to satanic covenants – perhaps unknowingly.

It is enough to know those who God has given to support you and also those who are sworn to obstruct your agenda. Seek to be kind as best as you can – to those who hinder you (knowing many have little choice) while embracing the supporters for the work. Do not hate those that hinder you.

Verses for further meditation
Genesis 24:56; Galatians 5:7

Thoughts for Business and the work place
Coping with hindrance is an integral part of leadership.

Suggestions for Prayer
Lord, no one can hinder you …make a way where there seems to be no way to prosper your work. Amen

As Nehemiah’s wall was built,  so will we see a reconstruction in all that may appear in distress and in waste.  Nehemiah trusted and feared God, putting his faith in the Almighty whose strength is limitless to exceed all our expectations. Look out daily for Nehemiah’s Wall in 2015 and do invite friends to subscribe to the free email or social media posts.

I am praying someone with a burden to be used by God in building will receive a fresh vision and get the job done.

To subscribe to the devotional, please  enter your email address (the left column) above the “subscribe” button (and enter on the green button). God bless you.

Recessionproofchristianlife.com is a privately owned blog/media site started in 2009 as the internet ministry of the author. It promotes the absolute authority and divine inspiration of the Holy Bible as the Word of God – Infallible and Sufficient.

 

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