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Port Hueneme church of Christ


Leaders in Time of Crisis

1 Peter 5:1-4

by Mason French


  • Introduction
    • 1. Peter addresses elders as severe persecution approaches.
    • 2. Protect the flock.
  • I. PETER SHOULD BE HEARD
    • A. Peter Was An Elder
      • 1. He understands complexity of protecting the flock
      • 2. Peter saw Christ persecuted
  • II. FEED THE FLOCK
    • A. Duty of Elders & Leaders
      • 1. Enumerate things that must be provided
      • 2. W.E. Vine on feeding flock
      • 3. Members responsibility (Hebrews 13:17)
  • III. ELDERS LEAD BY EXAMPLE
    • A. Leader Stands Firm in Danger
      • 1. Example for others to follow
      • 2. Points to destination
      • 3. Leader is dependable (Mark 10:42-44; John 13:15;
        James 5:1)
  • IV. REWARD OF ELDER GREAT
    • A. 1 Peter 5:4
    • B. Follow Christís Example
    • C. Reward (Matthew 25:23)
  • Conclusion
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