This is the twenty-first lesson in bestselling author and speaker John Maxwell’s Leadership by the Bible series. If you know someone or a group who would like to follow along on this journey through Scripture, tell them to sign up to receive John’s free email devotional here. By John C. Maxwell 2 Kings 5:1-3 The Bible records only one statement this girl made. Her part is so small the Scripture writer didn’t even mention her name. But she proves no one is too small to make a big difference. [Sign up to receive the 30-day free email devotional by John…

This is the nineteenth lesson in bestselling author and speaker John Maxwell’s Leadership by the Bible series. If you know someone or a group who would like to follow along on this journey through Scripture, tell them to sign up to receive John’s free email devotional here. By John C. Maxwell Genesis 9:1–17 God placed the rainbow in the sky as a reminder of his promise that he would never again destroy the world with water. Human beings have been around to see it only because of Noah. The lesson from his life is that one person can make a…

In Jesus’ words at the Last Supper, did you catch that the Holy Spirit had been WITH them, but now He was going to be IN them?

“In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God and the Word was God…The Word became flesh and lived for a while among us.” (Read John 1:1-4). For a long time I treated the Bible as a self-help book. I would read the instructions given and work as hard as I could to obey them. And I would fail miserably. Then I’d get upset with myself: Why couldn’t I do it? And I would get upset with God: Why wasn’t He blessing my efforts? One day it dawned on me: it doesn’t depend on my frantic self-efforts…