“So God said to him, ‘Since you have asked for this and not for long life or wealth for yourself, nor have asked for the death of your enemies but for discernment in administering justice, I will do what you have asked. I will give you a wise and discerning heart, so that there will never have been anyone like you, nor will there ever be…'” – 1 Kings 3:11-12 (NIV)Live It Out!
As leaders, if we want others to submit to us, we must show we are willing ourselves to submit to a higher authority (and there is no higher authority than God!). If we pray in accordance to God’s will, He will bless our efforts. True success can only come from living for God. Live for Him and be blessed, or live for yourself and end up feeling empty – it’s your choice.