Leadership Lessons Daily: Day 44

Scripture Passage: Exodus 14:5-30
Don’t Underestimate Anyone; Don’t Overestimate Yourself
Although Pharaoh agreed to let Israel go free when his son died, he quickly regretted this decision and when he was told that Israel had departed, he took all the chariots of Egypt and pursued after them to bring them back to slavery. He thought to trap them by the Red Sea but the sea parted to let them through. However, when Pharaoh entered the midst of the parted Red Sea in pursuit, the sea returned to its place, drowning him and his men. Pharaoh clearly underestimated the children of Israel and overestimated himself and his army. He pursued after Israel without adequate planning and preparation and he was defeated.
The lesson here is this; never think that anyone is weak and can easily be overcome or that you are strong and as such able to overcome them easily, do your homework or the consequences may be grave.
Prayer: Father, help me not to underestimate anyone or overestimate myself.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.