Go Ye Therefore

Leadership Issues: Choosing Part 1

Lessons from Gideon-Judges 7:1-25

Lessons we learn from this effective leader:

  1. A committed leader always attracts many people.
  2. God wants the credit for our victories.
  3. Early fallout always occurs before a battle begins (their choice).
  4. Later fallout often occurs before the battle begins (God’s choice).
  5. God doesn’t choose the way we choose.
  6. God wants quality of leaders, not necessarily quantity.
  7. A few committed leaders with a strategy will bring victory.
  8. When a few triumph, the masses rally.

Why Unlikely Leaders-Judges 7:16-25

Why does God often choose unlikely leaders? Consider the following reasons:

  1. To catch the attention of the world
  2. To bring honor to Himself
  3. To keep the message simple
  4. To prompt reliance upon Him, not people
  5. To fill us with His power

Join me next time for Leadership Issues: Choosing Part 2