Do the Right Thing

“Give the king Your judgments, O God, and Your righteousness to the king’s son.  May he judge Your people with righteousness and Your afflicted with justice.” (Ps 72:1-2)

God’s leadership should be the model for all leaders.  When we are in a position of power and authority, whatever that capacity, we should first and foremost think about what is right and just.  A leader cannot afford to let his heart determine the outcome of his judgment because our hearts can be deceitful (see Jer 17:9).  Truth must prevail in judgment.

Emotional rhetoric, bribery, flattery, and even the voices of those in our corner who blindly follow can only blind a leader from doing what is right and just.  Solomon prayed that he could live right and judge justly.  There is no greater measure of a leader.

Matt 4:4 #Biblebites

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