Day 17: The Father’s Loving Leadership

The Father loves us too much to allow us to come short of our fullness in love. The Lord pries our fingers off the things that hold us in bondage. The cost of obedience is high. However, the cost of disobedience is higher. God wants a mature and pure Bride.

Meditative Scriptures

  1. Luke 15
  2. Acts 9:1-31
  3. Daniel 1
  4. Gen. 6-7
  5. Daniel 3
  6. Exodus 4 and 7
  7. Luke 1


  1. How has your perspective on God’s leadership affected the way you serve your team on outreach? How is God challenging love team members the way He does?
  2. Give an an example during outreach where you might have felt “dark but lovely.” Share with your team how you felt spiritually with God when you struggled with His leadership. How does God’s feelings towards you affect how you follow Him?

I Am Impact Devotional Series

Day 1: First Love Passion Statement (Read here)
Day 2: First Love (Read here)
Day 3: Dark But Lovely (Read here)
Day 4: Fragrance of Jesus (Read here)
Day 5: Draw Near and Run with God (Read here)
Day 6: The Father’s Loving Discipline (Read here)
Day 7: Being Faithful in Small Things (Read here)
Day 8: The Pleasure of Living Holy (Read here)
Day 9: Hungering for Righteousness (Read here)
Day 10: Wholehearted Love (Read here)
Day 11: Speak Life (Read here)
Day 12: Courageous Love (Read here)
Day 13: Poor in Spirit (Read here)
Day 14: Language of Intimacy (Read here)
Day 15: Loving Beyond Our Comfort (Read here)
Day 16: Lovers Not Workers for Jesus (Read here)
Day 17: The Father’s Loving Leadership (Read here)
Day 18: Staying in the Light (Read here)
Day 19: Comparison Versus Teamwork (Read here)
Day 20: Pressing in for the Fullness (Read here)
Day 21: Humility (Read here)
Day 22: Servant Leadership (Read here)
Day 23: Generously Sacrifice (Read here)
Day 24: Burning Ones (Read here)

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