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