1 Peter 5.1-4 - Shepherd the Flock
Sermon Theme: Christ calls elders to shepherd His flock with love, sincerity and humility.
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
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
Pastor of Covenant Heritage Reformed Church, in Newport News, Virginia