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“Moses summoned Joshua, saying to him before the eyes of all Israel: ‘Be strong and courageous, for you shall come with this people to the land.”
~ Deuteronomy 31:7

Moses instructed his successor to “come with”  the people and lead in accordance with the elder’s advice.

However God commanded Joshua to “bring”  the people.

Why change the verb?

To impress upon the fledgling leader the most essential leadership lesson of all: there can only be one boss. Taking advice is often helpful, but only after you’ve accepted full responsibility for the task at hand.

So too in life, friendly advice is only beneficial if you’re prepared to ignore it.

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