We can be confident in adopting Jesus’ leadership philosophy. As God, Jesus knows how the universe was designed to work. He knows that in order to overcome the self-protective human tendencies toward pride and fear, humility and God-confidence are needed. Jesus demonstrated both of these qualities, a reflection of His relationship with the Father, in His own leadership. We have only to look at His lasting impact to see the confidence we can have in choosing to live God-centered lives and selflessly lead by serving others.
If anyone speaks, they should do so as one who speaks the very words of God. If anyone serves, they should do so with the strength God provides, so that in all things God may be praised through Jesus Christ. To him be the glory and the power for ever and ever. Amen.—1 Peter 4:11
Prayer: God, may you be praised as we lead with the strength You provide, following Jesus our Lord, in whose name we pray, amen.