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Where The Buck Stops - Leadership (6 of 6)
Series: Real Men
Genesis 18:17-19; Joshua 24
In these two passages, among many others in the Bible, we get some
insight from God as he speaks of real men and leaders. The buck stops
- according to God - in the home with the man. Let's see what He has
to say about it here.
If a nation is to be strong, it must start with strong homes and real
leadership. If the work force is to be strong, it must start with
strong men and real leadership. If the nations are to be strong, it
starts with real men and real leadership. If the church is to be
strong, it starts with real men and real leadership. Recognition of
that leadership brings order out of chaos, and harmony out of
And the Lord said, Shall I hide from Abraham what
I'm about to do? Since Abraham will surely become
a great and mighty nation and in him all the
nations of the earth will be blest? For I have
chosen him in order that he may command his
children and his household after him, to keep the
way of the Lord by doing righteousness and
justice; in order that the Lord may bring upon
Abraham what He has spoken about him.
Abraham's taking care of his family brought God's blessing.
Now, therefore, fear the Lord and serve Him in
sincerity and in truth; and put away the Gods
which your father served beyond the river in Egypt
and serve the Lord....
This was Joshua's closing word to his people. Verse 15:
And if it is disagreeable in your sight to serve
the Lord, choose for yourselves today whom you
will serve; whether the gods which your fathers
served which were beyond the river, or the gods of
the Amarites in whose land you are living: but as
for me (personal responsiblity) and my house
(household leadership), we will serve the Lord.
Some-ttme ago in- the newspaper this article appeared:
"IF WOMEN WANT WIMPS, AMERICA IS THE PLACE."
Because of the growing shortage of docile,
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