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The effects of the Edwards's lives have been far-reaching, but the most measurable results of their faithfulness to God's call is found through their descendants. Elizabeth Dodds records a study done by A. E. Winship in 1900 in which he lists a few of the accomplishments of the 1,400 Edwards descendants he was able to find:

  1. 100 lawyers and a dean of a law school
  2. 80 holders of public office
  3. 66 physicians and a dean of a medical school
  4. 65 professors of colleges and universities
  5. 30 judges
  6. 13 college presidents
  7. 3 mayors of large cities
  8. 3 governors of states
  9. 3 United States senators
  10. 1 controller of the United States Treasury
  11. 1 Vice President of the United States

What kind of legacy will we leave? Will it be lasting? Will it be Godly? Will it be imperishable and eternal? Or will you leave behind only tangible itemsā€”buildings, money, and/or possessions?

In this series we are taking a look at the answers to these questions and more, by considering the life of David and particular in I. Chronicles  28-29. There are 12 principles in this context that helps us understand what it takes to Leave A Godly Legacy.