who aspires to the office of overseer in the church should be able to teach. Articulate It is hard to lead others if you cannot state your thoughts clearly and forcefully. The leader must not let his discontentment become disconsolation. And to reiterate: no one person speaks for Freemasonry! And he copes with the pressure and prevents it from becoming worrisome with promises like Matthew 11:2728, Philippians 4:78, and Isaiah 64:4. Put down the phone and turn off the computer. The first thing I did, after having asked in a few words the Lords blessing upon his precious word, was to begin to meditate on the word of God, searching as it were into every verse to get blessing out of it; not for the. Bragging that they have some 300 subscribers and from the addresses at which we received these mailings, it is quite clear that they did NOT have any such permission. According to Colossians 4:4 he asked the people to pray for him, that I may make it clear, which is how I ought to speak. 5, from neither party, when in power, has the world any benefit to expect in science, art or humanity, at all commensurate with the resources of the nation. When thus I have been for a while making confession or intercession or supplication or have given thanks, I go on to the next words or verse, turning all, as I go on, into prayer for myself or others, as the word may lead.
"You can't be a Christian and believe." assuming a mantle that is both false and preposterous in its assumptions. Gods history of redemption is not finished. A Lover Here I am speaking directly to men who are husbands and leaders.
Among the great majority of Masonic entities which recognize each other (using "Ancient Landmarks" and other commonalties derived from the beginning of the organization 300 years ago however, there is no one leader. What we need today are leaders who are great lovers: husbands who write poems for their wives and sing songs to their wives and buy flowers for their wives for no reason at all, except that they love them. In addition, there have been many organizations which have appeared over the years 'imitating' Masonry and calling themselves 'Masons'. A spiritual leader knows that all of life, down to its smallest detail, has to do with God. Political parties are made out of necessity of the time period and not out of any underlying theory. You are the light of the world. The first thing to be concerned about was not how much I might serve the Lord, how I might glorify the Lord; but how I might get my soul into a happy state, and how my inner man might be nourished. This is a rare gift: to see the sovereign power of God in the midst of seemingly overwhelming opposition. We must remember that leaders are aiming to change hearts, not just to get jobs done.