Courageous Leadership

by Beth A Richardson on November 1, 2016


Tuesday, November 1. All Saints Day. Read Haggai 1:15b—2:9. The prophet calls leaders to take courage. What leaders do you pray will take courage? Give thanks for a saint who has shown you the courage it takes to trust in God’s future.

Share your thoughts.

Words from the Word: Yet now take courage, O Zerubbabel, says the LORD; take courage, O Joshua, son of Jehozadak, the high priest; take courage, all you people of the land, says the LORD; work, for I am with you, says the LORD of hosts, according to the promise that I made you when you came out of Egypt. My spirit abides among you; do not fear.

– Haggai 2:4-5

Lectionary Texts:

Audio Lectio: Pray Luke 20:34-38. “He isn’t the God of the dead but of the living.”

Spiritual Tools: Preparing for Advent by Beth A. Richardson.

Art Credit: Cross with Trumpet, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. [retrieved September 28, 2016].


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