Leadership Qualities Of Joshua

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For as long as societies have exited, there has always been the need for leaders. A leader must have qualities that defines what he does, what he represents and its people. In the world, there are been many leaders that had impact people lifestyle but also people way of thinking and react to situation. Let me take an example: Joshua. Joshua is the son of Nun, of the Tribe of Ephraim. Joshua was born a slave during the final years of the Egyptian captivity and became an amazing soldier and a monument of the Jews people. According to the book of Exodus, Joshua became the leader of the Israelite tribes after the death of Moses. Joshua was known for his humility, his obeisance and his bravery. Humility is a prerequisite to good leadership. For …show more content…
What is a leader without wisdom? Joshua was full of wisdom and that’s probably what made him different from anyone else. Each leader has done its time. When one great leader disappears, one will be born. When Moses died, he had already chosen his successor. “And Joshua the son of Nun was full of spirit of wisdom; for Moses has laid his hands upon him: and the children of Israel hearkened unto him, and did as Jehovah commended Moses.” Deut 34: 9. This quote means that Joshua was the chosen one, before he died, Moses had given Joshua everything he needed to be a leader. Joshua received power from Moses and he was full of the holy spirit. The Israelites listened to him and followed what the Lord told Moses.

A great leader must know how to command. Joshua was excellent in this filed. Joshua had all qualities required to be a good leader. In the bible, Joshua commanded his people to fear God and serve him, because the Lord had done so much for them. He urges people to renounced the gods their fathers worshiped. Joshua mentioned that he and his house will serve the Lord. However, Joshua also gave them the choice to choose whoever god they want to worship.
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