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Elders in the Church, Part 4

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 elders (5a)