Scripture Verses About Leadership - Catholic Douay-Rheims Bible
(Proverbs 11:14) Where there is no governor, the people shall fall: but there is safety where there is much counsel.
(28:16) A prince void of prudence shall oppress many by calumny: but he that hateth covetousness, shall prolong his days.
(29:14) The king that judgeth the poor in truth, his throne shall be established for ever.
(Psalms 25:5) Direct me in thy truth, and teach me; for thou art God my Saviour; and on thee have I waited all the day long.
(139:23-24) Prove me, O God, and know my heart: examine me, and know my paths. And see if there be in me the way of iniquity: and lead me in the eternal way.
(143:10) Teach me to do thy will, for thou art my God. Thy good spirit shall lead me into the right land:
(Wisdom 6:1-7) Wisdom is better than strength, and a wise man is better than a strong man. Hear therefore, ye kings, and understand: learn, ye that are judges of the ends of the earth. Give ear, you that rule the people, and that please yourselves in multitudes of nations: For power is given you by the Lord, and strength by the most High, who will examine your works, and search out your thoughts: Because being ministers of his kingdom, you have not judged rightly, nor kept the law of justice, nor walked according to the will of God. Horribly and speedily will he appear to you: for a most severe judgment shall be for them that bear rule. For to him that is little, mercy is granted: but the mighty shall be mightily tormented.
(Matthew 15:14) Let them alone: they are blind, and leaders of the blind. And if the blind lead the blind, both fall into the pit.
(23:10) Neither be ye called masters: for one is your master, Christ.
(Mark 10:42-45) But Jesus calling them, saith to them: You know that they who seem to rule over the Gentiles lord it over them: and their princes have power over them. But it is not so among you: but whosoever will be greater shall be your minister. And whosoever will be first among you shall be the servant of all. For the Son of man also is not come to be ministered unto: but to minister and to give his life a redemption for many.
(Luke 22:26) But you not so: but he that is the greater among you, let him become as the younger: and he that is the leader, as he that serveth.
(1 Timothy 2:1-2) I desire therefore, first of all, that supplications, prayers, intercessions and thanksgivings be made for all men: For kings and for all that are in high station: that we may lead a quiet and a peaceable life in all piety and chastity.
(Hebrews 13:7) Remember your prelates who have spoken the word of God to you: whose faith follow, considering the end of their conversation,
(1 Peter 4:10) As every man hath received grace, ministering the same one to another: as good stewards of the manifold grace of God.