1 Peter 5.1-4 - Shepherd the Flock

Date: 8/14/2016
Type: Sunday Sermon
Price: FREE

Sermon Theme: Christ calls elders to shepherd His flock with love, sincerity and humility.

 

Sermon outline

Elders are...

1. Verse 1 – gifts from Jesus Christ to His Church – Ephesians 4

 

2. Verse 2 – representatives of Jesus Christ

 

            shepherd the flock – overseer

 

            what is ordination?

 

3. Verse 3 – examples following Jesus Christ

 

            three “nots:”

 

            not by compulsion, but willingly

 

            not for gain, but eagerly

 

            not lording it over, but being an example to, the flock

 

4. Verse 4 – rewarded by Jesus Christ

Steve Hemmeke Pastor of Covenant Heritage Reformed Church, in Newport News, Virginia