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How to Take Responsibility

It’s not easy to take responsibility, especially when things aren’t going well. Jehoshaphat gives us an example, 2Chr 20:1-26.  

  • When he was afraid, he turned to God for help and asked others to seek the Lord with him. 
  • He acknowledged God for who He was and what He had done for them. 
  • Next, Jehoshaphat made his plea to God. 
  • He listened to what God said and followed His instructions. 
  • Finally, Jehoshaphat instructed the people to praise God.

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Don’t Drop the Ball

When Eve brought the forbidden fruit to Adam, Adam dropped the ball. 

  • Adam didn’t listen to God, but went along with Eve’s bad idea (Gen 3:6).
  • When God confronted Adam, Adam blamed what he did on Eve (Gen 3:11-12). 

Spiritual leadership requires us to take responsibility for what we do.

Do you take responsibility for how you influence your family members, your work associates, and your fellow Christ-followers?

Don’t drop the ball!


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