Topical Index – 1500 Principles
LEADERSHIP, MODELING (See CHURCH, LEADERSHIP)
Exodus; Principle #31; Ex. 29:1-46; p. 114
Set Apart for God: Spiritual leaders are to be models of Christlike maturity but should not be considered separate from other members of the body of Jesus Christ.
Numbers; Principle #9; Num. 7:1-88; p. 179
Modeling Generosity: Spiritual leaders should take the lead in being generous with their material possessions.
Joshua; Principle #2; Josh. 1:6-9; p. 268
Modeling and Teaching: In order to be successful, pastors and parents must both practice and teach the Word of God.
Jeremiah; Principle #40; Jer. 42:1-44:30; p. 1044
The Power of Pride: No matter what their role in the Christian community, leaders must be on guard against the human and often subtle tendency to be prideful and even arrogant.
Haggai; Principle #1; Hg. 1:1-4; p. 1251
Leadership Responsibility: Spiritual leaders in the church are to both model and teach the will of God.
Philippians; Principle #8; Php. 2:19-30; p. 1643
Christlike Examples: To help Christians understand and imitate Christ's attitudes of unselfishness, humility, and self-sacrifice, we should expose them to spiritual leaders who model these qualities.
1 Thessalonians; Principle #2; 1 Th. 2:1-6; p. 1660
Mature Leaders: All spiritual leaders should model faith, hope, and love to those they lead.
1 Thessalonians; Principle #7; 1 Th. 4:1-8; p. 1663
Moral Values: Spiritual leaders should openly and forthrightly address and model God's will regarding moral purity.
1 Timothy; Principle #5; 1 Tim. 2:8-15; p. 1675
Gender Roles: To have a unified church that reflects the fruit of the Spirit, both men and women are to function as equals in Christ within the parameters of God's divine plan.
1 Timothy; Principle #10; 1 Tim. 4:11-5:2; p. 1679
Modeling Godliness: To be able to communicate the message of godliness to all ages, we are to exemplify Christlike qualities consistently in our own lives.
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