No man shall be able to stand before you all the days of your life; as I was with Moses, so I will be with you. I will not leave you nor forsake you. Joshua 1:5
Leaders often see things the way they want them to be, not the way they are. But in order to be successful, leaders must face reality. In this episode, Richard discusses the book “The Character of Leadership” by Michael Jinkins and Deborah Bradshaw Jinkins.
And she said, “The Philistines are upon you, Samson!” So he awoke from his sleep, and said, “I will go out as before, at other times, and shake myself free!” But he did not know that the LORD had departed from him. Judges 16:20
And so it was, when they had crossed over, that Elijah said to Elisha, “Ask! What may I do for you, before I am taken away from you?” Elisha said, “Please let a double portion of your spirit be upon me.” 2 Kings 2:9
Draw near to God and He will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners; and purify your hearts, you double-minded. James 4:8
Therefore, putting away lying, “Let each one of you speak truth with his neighbor,” for we are members of one another. Ephesians 4:25
Therefore do not be like them. For your Father knows the things you have need of before you ask Him. Matthew 6:8
Only let your conduct be worthy of the gospel of Christ. Philippians 1:27
Brethren, if anyone among you wanders from the truth, and someone turns him back, let him know that he who turns a sinner from the error of his way will save a soul from death and cover a multitude of sins. James 5:19-20
In this episode, Richard and Sam conclude the “Experiencing God” miniseries by discussing Reality #7: You come to know God by experience as you obey Him and He accomplishes His work through you.