Elements of true faith that culminate in true discipleship. Mark 10: 46-52
To be humble before God and man is to be like Christ. 1 Peter 5:5-7
1 Peter 5:1-5a The Chief Shepherd has entrusted the care of his sheep to faithful elders I. Introductory assumptions about elders II. Important questions for interpreting the passage III. Intrinsic responsibilities of elders a. The Domain b. The Duty c. The dispositions regarding (2b-3) i. Calling ii. Compensation iii. Congregation IV. Impetus to faithfulness as elders (4) V. Intended regard for…
1 Peter 5:1-4 The Chief Shepherd entrusts the care of his sheep to qualified elders The intrinsic responsibility of elders: 1. The domain (2a, 3a) 2. The duty (2a) 3. The disposition (2b-3)
1 Peter 5:1-5a The Chief Shepherd entrusts the care of his sheep to qualified elders Five aspects of eldership relevant to the whole church I. Introductory assumptions regarding elders (v 1) 1. Elder Origins 2. Elder Qualifications 3. Church Membership 4. Church Government II. Important questions for understanding Peter’s exhortation to elders (v 1) 1. What’s the connection to the…
The Good Shepherd entrusts the care of His sheep to qualified Elders. 1 Peter 5:1-5a Four Introductory assumptions regarding elders Elder Origins Elder Qualifications Church Membership Church Government
1 Peter 4:12-19 Trust God in suffering for it comes not by chance but by his fatherly hand. Six directives for when suffering comes your way 1. Don’t be surprised (12) 2. Do rejoice (13-14) 3. Don’t be ashamed (15-16) 4. Do Glorify God (16) 5. Don’t be nearsighted (17-18) 6. Do be Christlike (19; 2:23)
Christ’s coming compels us to live for Christ’s glory (1 Peter 4:7-11). Three basic aspects of Christian living: The impetus of Christian living (4:7a) The instructions for Christian living (4:7b-11a) Sober in prayer Fervent in Love Gracious in hospitality Stewards in service The intention of Christian Living (4:11b)
Live for God’s will now or face God as Judge later.
The holy life is the blessed life.