Peter the Disciple part 7d

Humility of a Servant I Peter 5:5-7 Likewise you younger people submit yourselves to your elders. Yes, all of you be submissive to one another, and be clothed with humility, for God resists the proud, but gives grace to the humble. Therefore humble yourselves under the mighty hand of God, that He may exalt youContinue reading “Peter the Disciple part 7d”

Peter: The Disciple part 7c

The Problem of Lording Over I Peter 5:2, 3; Mathew 20:24-24 I Peter 5:2-3 “Shepherd the flock of God which is among you, serving as overseers, not by compulsion but willingly, not for dishonest gain but eagerly; nor as being lords over those entrusted to you but being examples to the flock.” We talked aboutContinue reading “Peter: The Disciple part 7c”

Peter: The Disciple part 7b

Three Vices Which Elders are Prone I Peter 5:1-5 Peter urges the elders of all Christian communities to which he writes to exercise their leadership roles as a shepherd looking after a flock of sheep. Perhaps, this is why Christ three times asked Peter, “do you love me?” Each time the question was asked and PeterContinue reading “Peter: The Disciple part 7b”