Dr. Danny Campbell
This young convert was deeply impressed and determined to make these the rules of his life. From that day onward throughout his life he made it a rule to spend the first moments of his day alone with God and God's Word. Before he read a letter, looked at a paper or even read a telegram, he went first to the Bible, that the first impression of the day might be what he got directly from God.
- Series: General Topics
- Scripture: Galatians 5:16-26
Nine Traits of a Christian Leader - Part 5
Christian leadership is developing people through work, living and speaking in such a way that those led are drawn toward Jesus Christ.
The Eighth Essential Trait of a Christian Leader is ________________ Gentleness.
The Greek word for Gentleness is Praotes (4236). It occurs nine times. It can also be translated meekness, and carries the idea od being considerate and compassionate.
Matthew 11:28-30 Matthew 20:25-28
Gentle leaders seek to give those they lead ____________ workloads; Gentle leaders are ______________________ when those they lead have concerns; Gentle leaders come ___________________ those they lead in good times and bad.
2 Cor. 10:1 Col. 3:12-13 I Thess. 2:6-8
Now let’s get this straight about this gentleness, this meekness the Bible calls for – it is NOT inconsistent with being warriors who set and accomplishes goals. At its core Biblical meekness is ______________ under control!
I Timothy 6:11-12 2 Timothy 2:24-26
The Ninth Essential Trait of a Christian Leader is Self-Control
The Greek word for Self-control is egkrateia (1466). It occurs four times. It means “one who masters his desires and passions, ___________________ his sensual appetites.”
Acts 2:24-25 2 Peter 1:5-9 I Cor. 9:27
Beloved, trust God’s ______________ of working in and through you as you walk in the Spirit – He will impact your world through you!