Do you know of an organization that lacks wise leadership and advisers directing that organization? If you do, then that organization will fail.
John Maxwell says, ”Everything rises and falls on leadership.” And, in a way, this is true.
The Bible attests to this, and I am sure that Maxwell’s thought was probably not original with him but instead was derived from his study of the Bible.
Picture from the NLT Study Bible
The book of Proverbs in the Bible mentions the word “leader” or “leadership” six different times. The first time the book mentions leadership is here:
Without wise leadership, a nation falls; there is safety in having many advisers. – Proverbs 11:14 (NLT)
Sadly, there are nations in our world who do not have wise leadership. Some of the conflicts occurring in Ukraine reference this right now.
Based on my own reading of the Hebrew text here are two thoughts about the language as I studied the literal meaning of this verse: Continue Reading…