February 14, 2016
Sermon Notes—“Overcomers - Shepherding God's Flock”
“We proclaim him, admonishing and teaching everyone with all wisdom, so that we may present everyone perfect in Christ.”
Colossians 1:28 (NIV84)
1 Therefore, I exhort the elders among you, as your fellow elder and witness of the sufferings of Christ, and a partaker also of the glory that is to be revealed, 2shepherd the flock of God among you, exercising oversight not under compulsion, but voluntarily, according to the will of God; and not for sordid gain, but with eagerness; 3nor yet as lording it over those allotted to your charge, but proving to be examples to the flock. 4And when the Chief Shepherd appears, you will receive the unfading crown of glory.
1 Peter 5:1–4 (NASB95)
Who is Peter addressing?
Each church had elders whose responsibility was to lead the church.
Another name for elder is PASTOR. (Eph 4:11-12)
What does he wan