I taught at a leadership camp for teenagers last month. Using the prophet Elisha as a model, I developed an outline of 10 leadership and character lessons. This file is my outline. I'm interested in any feedback you'd like to offer.
| Leadership and Character Lessons from Elisha|
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1. Be completely sold out for God (1 Kings 19:19-21).
- Elisha gave up everything to follow God’s plan for his life.
- What do you need to give up to follow God?
2. Be dedicated in following God’s plan (2 Kings 2:1-18).
- Elisha didn’t let anyone take away his focus on God.
- Who or what is trying to take your focus away?
3. Be ready to follow God (2 Kings 2:1-18).
- Elisha had to be ready to pick up Elijah’s ministry at any moment.
- Are you ready to follow God’s lead in your life?
4. Be a provider of physical help (2 Kings 2:19-22).
- Elisha helped people by providing what was needed.
- Who can you provide physical help to?
5. Be willing to be rejected by people (2 Kings 2:23-25).
- Elisha was rejected by people who claimed to follow God but really did not.
- How do you handle rejection?
6. Be a provider of service to others (2 Kings 4:1-37).
- Elisha served those who were in need.
- Who can you serve?
7. Be interesting to those who sincerely seek God (2 Kings 5).
- Elisha was popular outside of Israel among those who were sincerely seeking God.
- Do others seek you out because they are seeking God?
8. Be a provider of leadership (2 Kings 6:1-7).
- Elisha led those around him to constantly improve.
- Are you a leader or a follower?
9. Be a provider of spiritual help (2 Kings 6:8-7:20).
- Elisha showed people how God was working in their lives.
- How is God working in your life?
10. Be like Jesus (2 Kings 4:42-44).
- Elisha was like Jesus through healing, saving, feeding, and serving people.
- Are you an example of and for Jesus in your life?