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Leaders Who Sought God
These men of God sought God’s counsel and prospered.
King David prospered when he sought the Lord’s counsel before he moved forward.
2 Samuel 5:17-20
Jehoshaphat’s kingdom was established, because his heart took delight in the ways of the Lord.
2 Chronicles 17:3-6
King Uzziah (Azariah)
Uzziah was 26 years old when he became king of Judah, and he reigned 52 years. As a young king, he sought the Lord, did what was right in the sight of the Lord, and God made him prosper.
2 Chronicles 26:3-5
When Hezekiah sought God and instituted righteous reforms, he and his people prospered.
2 Chronicles 29:1,2,20,27-30; 30:12
Ezra arrived safely in Jerusalem from Babylon, according to the good hand of his God upon him, because he had prepared his heart to study God’s Word, obey it and teach it.
When Nehemiah sought God in prayer, he found favour with King Artaxerxes, and received what he needed to help his people rebuild in Jerusalem.
Which modern day leaders that you know personally, or have heard about, have sought God’s counsel and prospered?
Who do you consider to be a role model, as you seek to fulfill your own calling?
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