DCL 4.1 Instruction | Biblical Case Study | Abraham
Video Presentation: Todd Mullins, Lead Pastor and Shaun Blakeney, Student Ministry Pastor, Christ Fellowship, Florida
While followers focus on the immediate challenges, leaders dream of what could happen in the next year, next decade or even the next generation. When God told Abraham to leave the comfort of his home in Haran, his relatives, and everything familiar, so that he might start fresh in another land, Abraham began to see the big picture. He would become the father of a nation and ultimately become a blessing to the whole world.
Abraham was a big-picture thinker because of a God-given vision. Let’s observe the criteria for such a vision:
1. It came from God and was based on His priorities.
2. It connected with the leader’s personal identity and desires.
3. It would give the leader influence in the lives of others.
4. It would be bigger than the leader ever dreamed possible.
5. It would have impact beyond his or her lifetime.
6. It would have eternal value.
- Do you agree with the following statement? “When God blesses you, He has more than you in mind!” Why or why not?
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