Authority is the commanding power of any leader over followers.
But behind this authority is his impeccable integrity
The word of prophet Samuel didn’t fall to the ground once because of his unadulterated and sound authority
His mouth could not be sealed because his hands were not soiled – 1Sam. 3:19; 12:3-5
Living an honorable life naturally compels followership of the led – 1Sam. 9:6
Corrupted eyes of a leader can lead to the weakness of his voice