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The Law as Principles of Administration
Written by Wilma Zalabak, M.Div.   
Thursday, 21 October 2010 13:53

 

If indeed the law illumines human need and the means of meeting those needs, then it follows that the way to "win friends and influence people" will be discovered in the law.

 

One place in Scripture to turn for leadership insights would be the accounts of David's accession and reign. Of course, the law of God was David's delight (Psalm 119:70, 77, 92, 174)

 

Another place in Scripture to turn for leadership insights would be the story of Nehemiah's efforts and successes in rebuilding the walls of Jerusalem. Of course, Nehemiah saw the commandments as basic to success (Nehemiah 1:5-9, 9:13-34, 10:28-30).

 

Let us look especially at the last six of the Ten Commandments in terms of administrative choices.

 

Wise choices will uphold:

5. Mentorship

6. Life

7. Family

8. Individual choice

9. Truth

10. Contentment

 

Ah, wouldn't you love to be a part of bringing in such a structure, into your country, your church, your business. That's why we pray "Thy kingdom come."

 

Of ourselves, humans cannot produce such a kingdom. That's why we also pray, "Thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory."

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