Portraits of God’s Leaders

A series of lessons presented by Ross Ward of Des Moines, Iowa, April 4-9, 2021

King Saul - An 'I' Problem

Saul relies on his own will and ability, ultimately refused to accept responsibility for his actions (I Samuel 8-16)

Jesus - Humble Servant King

Jesus is King but not according to the world's standards (Mark 11:1-11)

The Mind of a Servant - The Nature of a Godly Leader

We have one Lord, Jesus, he had the nature of a servant and instructs his leaders to be servants (Luke 22:24-27)

Barnabas - The Encourager

Barnabas, a servant of our Savior who had a great influence on young Christians and the young church (Acts 4; 9; 11; 15)

Ruth - A Woman of Virtue

Ruth, a woman of might, a servant in her time (Ruth 1-4)

David - A Child's Faith

David, faith in God as a youth (I Samuel 17)

David - A Man After God's Own Heart

David, a man of many failures, but overcame because he trusted in God (II Samuel 11-12; Psalms)

Jonah - Wrath of Man / Mercy of God

God's Mercy shown to Jonah and Nineveh (Jonah 1-4)

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