NUMBERS 20:12 (WHEN LEADERS FAIL)

THE RIVER WALK

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But the Lord said to Moses and Aaron, “Because you did not trust me enough to demonstrate my holiness to the people of Israel, you will not lead them into the land I am giving them.” (Numbers 20:12 NLT)

Read:Numbers 19, Numbers 20, Luke 1:1-25, Psalms 56:1-13, Proverbs 11:8

Relate: “I did not have sexual relations with that woman.”–I would guess that most of you reading this post can identify Bill Clinton as the speaker of this quote. The familiarity of his words stem from the media frenzy that followed the discovery of his moral failure. There is no news more sensational than that of a leader failing. People are outraged, saddened, angered, and even a few are pleased by the accounts of those above being brought low. We react strongly to the failures of leaders because a level of trust has been broken. We trust our leaders to show the way, so what…

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