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Law of the lid 1

  1. 1. LEADERSHIP ABILITY DETERMINES A PERSON’S LEVEL OF EFFECTIVENESS<br />Lesson 2<br />
  2. 2. Leadership Ability determines a person’s level of effectiveness<br />
  3. 3. Principles on the lid of leadership<br />Your leadership lid will determine the size of your organization.<br />Your leadership lid will determine the quality of your organization.<br />Your leadership ability can be lifted .<br />If your leadership ability is above average ( 6-10) , you can attract other effective leaders to your organization. <br />
  4. 4. 5. If your leadership lid is average or below ( 1-5), effective leaders will not follow your leadership ability.<br />6. In order to grow your organization , you must first grow your leadership ability.<br />
  5. 5. Skill Formation<br />What I s one action or discipline that you can practice that will allow you to raise your leadership lid.<br />
  6. 6. King Saul and the Law of the Lid<br />   1Now there was a man of Benjamin whose name was Kish the son of Abiel, the son of Zeror, the son of Bechorath, the son of Aphiah, a Benjamite, a mighty man of power.    
   2And he had a son, whose name was Saul, a choice young man, and a goodly; and there was not among the children of Israel a goodlier person than he. From his shoulders and upward he was higher than any of the people.   (I Samuel 9:1-2)<br />
  7. 7. When the people of Israel asked for a king, God gave them Saul and everyone expected him to be a great leader. The people looked for outward appearance , but there were major problems in his life and leadership.<br />It wasn’t long before Saul , a man of power and huge potential , discredited himself and his leadership . God removed him from his place of leadership and replaced him with David.<br />
  8. 8. Observe some similarities in their lives:<br />Both received counsel from godly men.<br />Both faced great challenges.<br />Both had the choice to change and grow.<br />
  9. 9. Internal lids in Saul<br />Insecurity – he began his reign by hiding among the equipment , and he was afraid to face Goliath.<br />Disobedience – he refused to wait for Samuel and presumed upon God by taking matters into his own hands when he offered the sacrifice that was to be presented only by a priest.<br />
  10. 10. Internal lids in Saul<br />3. Denial – after Samuel told Saul that he had been rejected as king, Saul continued as though all was well.<br />4. Improvement – he was reckless and rashly made an oath that almost cost him the life of his son, Jonathan.<br />5. Deceit – he used his daughter Michal as a bribe by offering her in marriage to David if he would fight the Philistines , but Saul’s real hope was that David would die in battle.<br />
  11. 11. Internal lids in Saul<br />6. Jealousy – he became enraged when the people compared him to David . From that point onward he kept jealous eye on the man he considered his rival.<br />7. Anger – more than once Saul attempted to kill David with a spear as David played the harp for him.<br />
  12. 12. Good Kings Vs. Bad Kings<br />When good people run things, everyone is glad, but when the ruler is bad everyone groans. ( Proverbs 29:2)<br />
  13. 13. What happened under good kings?<br />Drew loyalty from their people.<br />Experienced victory over sin.<br />3. Enjoyed peace within the kingdom.<br />4. Were affirmed by the prophets of God.<br />5. Enjoyed prosperity.<br />6. Opposed evil kings.<br />
  14. 14. What resulted from bad kings?<br />Drew rebellion from their people.<br />Experienced bondage to sin.<br />Suffered turmoil within the kingdom.<br />Were rebuked by God’s prophets.<br />Often endured disasters and war.<br />Opposed good kings.<br />

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