The Debate Between Leadership And Christian Groups

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Over the past number of years I have heard many arguments against leadership in Christian groups. Shall we account it to liberalism? Perhaps progressive thoughts? Or is it to be expected in post-modern Christianity?

I hope this does not come as too much of a shock, but personally I think it is absurd, and hopefully many others will agree with me. But I will probably not be able to convince you, will I? Thus let us turn to the source of all wisdom and knowledge, the Bible:

Let everyone put himself under the authority of the higher powers, because there is no power which is not of God, and all powers are ordered by God. (Romans 13:1 BBE)

Now don 't seek for loopholes. Let 's face it: God is a leader. He is THE leader. Even Jesus was not prepared to do anything before He heard from His Father. Is Jesus a leader? Again, let 's go to the Bible:

They will fight against the Lamb; but the Lamb, together with his called, chosen, and faithful followers, will defeat them, because he is Lord of lords and King of kings." (Revelation 17:14 GNB)

AND this is what it says about the Holy Spirit:

When, however, the Spirit comes, who reveals the truth about God, he will lead you into all the truth. He will not speak on his own authority, but he will speak of what he hears and will tell you of things to come. (John 16:13 GNB)

There you are: Father, Son and Holy Spirit, leaders, all of them. God is THE LEADER. You cannot be in love with God without accepting Him as your leader.

Now, do we

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