Tone of Happiness

Re:Verse passage – 2 Chronicles 9:1-12 (day seven)

“Happy are your wives! Happy are these your servants, who continually stand before you and hear your wisdom!” Vs 7 ESV

The Queen of Sheba came because she had heard how wise this King of Israel was, but what she saw was beyond belief. Not only was the Kingdom impressive and his wisdom insightful, but even his slaves, servants, and concubines (that’s another blog for another day) were happy. In a time where rulers led with an iron thumb and flaunted their sovereignty on those lesser than them, it had to be intriguing to see a king whom everyone loved and respected.  It had to be refreshing to walk into an organization where everyone from the top down was genuinely happy. The tone of the entire kingdom was different because the leader walked with God.

Whether it’s a job, school, family, or friends, we all have a place where God has entrusted us to be the leader. Is your area of influence different from those on the outside? Can people feel the difference when they walk in? Have you set a tone of happiness?

Author: Rick Henderson

Rick Henderson is the Associate Pastor for Students.

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