When talking about ministry alignment we must not only focus on aligning our actions with God but also our thoughts and hearts with His. When we do, we’ll have more of a tendency of aligning with one another in our ministries.
What better place to learn about aligning than from God’s Word! Therein we learn about His character and ways.
Bible Verses Pointing to Why We Need to Align Ministry with God’s Character & Ways
The LORD is righteous in all his ways and faithful in all he does. (Ps. 145:17)
A person may think their own ways are right, but the LORD weighs the heart. (Prov. 21:2)
For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways. As the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts. (Isa. 55:8-9)
Who is wise? Let them realize these things. Who is discerning? Let them understand. The ways of the LORD are right; the righteous walk in them, but the rebellious stumble in them. (Hos. 14:9)
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