a) Study Romans 2:21-24
Romans 2:21-24 Thou therefore which teachest another, teachest thou not thyself? thou that preachest a man should not steal, dost thou steal? 22 Thou that sayest a man should not commit adultery, dost thou commit adultery? thou that abhorrest idols, dost thou commit sacrilege? 23 Thou that makest thy boast of the law, through breaking the law dishonourest thou God? 24 For the name of God is blasphemed among the Gentiles through you, as it is written.
Check slide 14 of MODULE 8.
Slide 14 is captioned: Why must it be all about you? – Low integrity.
Each box in the slide has a specific message. Go through the boxes and carry out spiritual exercise in each of them to shift perspective
Also, go through the last box: hallmark of a successful leader: SELFLESSNESS
While going through each attribute, evolve an exercise from it by providing a Bible reference that can be of help to you and to others. You may wish to make use of a reference or concordance Bible.
- More concerned about the well being of others.
- Developed the ability to love the unlovable.
- Sacrificial mindset in readiness to give up personal comfort for others.
- Loves like God loves.
- Develops the heart of compassion.
- Has the fear of God.
- Keeps promises at all cost to personal discomfort.
b) Carry out spiritual exercise twice daily to attain Biblical and ethical standards of personal integrity especially from the reference s that you have carved out.