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Shepherding God's Flock
1 Peter 5:1-4
How can elders faithfully carry out the task of shepherding believers entrusted to them?
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Published April 4th, 2017; Updated August 6th, 2017
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Shepherd the Flock of God 5 1 So I exhort the elders among you, m as a fellow elder and n a witness of the sufferings of Christ, as well as a partaker in the glory that is going to be revealed: 2 o shepherd the flock of God that is among you, exercising oversight, 1 p not under compulsion, but willingly, as God would have you; 2 q not for shameful gain, but eagerly; 3 not r domineering over those in your charge, but s being examples to the flock. 4 And when t the chief Shepherd appears, you will receive the u unfading v crown of glory.
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Main point summary
In order to receive a reward from Jesus: the Chief Shepherd, upon His return, elders are to shepherd God's flock under their care by means of an oversight that is characterized by willingness and eagerness, not by reigning over them but as models for them.
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Shepherding God's Flock A. How Peter Exhorts Elders in Shepherding God's Flock (1 Pe. 5:1) 1. As A Fellow Elder (1 Pe. 5:1b) 2. As A Witness of Jesus' Sufferings (1 Pe. 5:1c) 3. As A Sharer of Future Glory (1 Pe. 5:1d) B. How Elders Are to Shepherd God's Flock (1 Pe. 5:2a to 1 Pe.5:3b) 1. By Overseeing Them (1 Pe. 5:2b to 1 Pe. 5:2g) a. willingly, not grudgingly (1 Pe. 5:2c to 1 Pe. 5:2e) b. eagerly, not greedily (1Pe. 5:2f to 1 Pe. 5:2g) 2. By Not Lording Over Them (1 Pe. 5:3a) 3. By Being Roles Models to Them (1 Pe. 5:3b) C. What Reward Awaits Elders Who Shepherd God's Flock (1 Pe. 5:4) 1. A Crown of Glory (1 Pe. 5:4b)
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So I exhort the elders among you,
Πρεσβυτέρους τοὺς ἐν ὑμῖν παρακαλῶ (VPAI1S)
I exhort the elders among you,
m as a fellow elder
ὁ συμπρεσβύτερος
(a) as a fellow elder
and n a witness of the sufferings of Christ,
καὶ μάρτυς τῶν τοῦ Χριστοῦ παθημάτων,
(b) and as a witness of the sufferings of the Messiah,
as well as a partaker in the glory that is going to be revealed:
ὁ καὶ τῆς μελλούσης ἀποκαλύπτεσθαι (VPPN) δόξης κοινωνός•
(c) as well as a sharer in the glory that is going to be revealed:
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o shepherd the flock of God that is among you,
ποιμάνατε (VAAM2P) τὸ ἐν ὑμῖν ποίμνιον τοῦ θεοῦ
shepherd the flock that God has entrusted to you,
exercising oversight, 1
[ἐπισκοποῦντες] (VPAPNMP)
(1) by continually exercising oversight
p not under compulsion,
μὴ ἀναγκαστῶς (D)
- that is not done as an obligation,
but willingly,
ἀλλʼ ἑκουσίως (D)
but willingly,
as God would have you; 2
κατὰ θεόν,
as God wants to you be;
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q not for shameful gain,
μηδὲ αἰσχροκερδῶς (D)
- that is not done out of greed for money
but eagerly;
ἀλλὰ προθύμως (D),
but eagerly,
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not r domineering over those in your charge,
μηδʼ ὡς κατακυριεύοντες (VPAPNMP) τῶν κλήρων
(2) by not reigning over those assigned to your care,
but s being examples to the flock.
ἀλλὰ τύποι γινόμενοι (VPMPNMP) τοῦ ποιμνίου•
(3) but by becoming role models for the flock.
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And when t the chief Shepherd appears,
καὶ φανερωθέντος (VAPPGMS) τοῦ ἀρχιποίμενος
So that when the Chief Shepherd appears,
you will receive the u unfading v crown of glory.
κομιεῖσθε (VFMI2P) τὸν ἀμαράντινον τῆς δόξης στέφανον.
you shall receive the victor's unfading crown of glory.
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Legends: VPAI1S - Verb, Present, Active, Indicative, 1st Person, Singular VPPN - Verb, Present, Passive, Infinitive VAAM2P - Verb, Aorist, Active, Imperative, 2nd Person, Plural VPAPNMP - Verb, Present, Active, Participle, Nominative, Masculine, Plural VPMPNMP - Verb, Present, Middle, Participle, Nominative, Masculine, Plural VAPPGMS - Verb, Aorist, Passive, Participle, Genitive, Masculine, Singular VFMI2P - Verb, Future, Middle, Indicative, 2nd Person, Plural D - Adverb
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The Appeal to Shepherd the Flock
The Appeal to Shepherd the Flock
So I exhort the elders among you,
Πρεσβυτέρους τοὺς ἐν ὑμῖν παρακαλῶ
as a fellow elder
ὁ συμπρεσβύτερος
and a witness
καὶ μάρτυς
of the sufferings of Christ,
τῶν τοῦ Χριστοῦ παθημάτων,
as well as a partaker
ὁ καὶ τῆς μελλούσης
in the glory that is going to be revealed:
ἀποκαλύπτεσθαι δόξης κοινωνός•
shepherd the flock of God that is among you,
ποιμάνατε τὸ ἐν ὑμῖν ποίμνιον τοῦ θεοῦ
The Manner of Shepherding
The Manner of Shepherding
exercising oversight,
[ἐπισκοποῦντες]
not under compulsion,
μὴ ἀναγκαστῶς
but willingly,
ἀλλʼ ἑκουσίως
as God would have you;
κατὰ θεόν,
not for shameful gain,
μηδὲ αἰσχροκερδῶς
but eagerly;
ἀλλὰ προθύμως,
not domineering over those in your charge,
μηδʼ ὡς κατακυριεύοντες τῶν κλήρων
but being examples to the flock.
ἀλλὰ τύποι γινόμενοι τοῦ ποιμνίου•
The Reward of Shepherding
The Reward of Shepherding
And when the chief Shepherd appears,
καὶ φανερωθέντος τοῦ ἀρχιποίμενος
you will receive the unfading crown of glory.
κομιεῖσθε τὸν ἀμαράντινον τῆς δόξης στέφανον.
Πρεσβυτέρους τοὺς ἐν ὑμῖν παρακαλῶ ὁ συμπρεσβύτερος καὶ μάρτυς τῶν τοῦ Χριστοῦ παθημάτων, ὁ καὶ τῆς μελλούσης ἀποκαλύπτεσθαι δόξης κοινωνός•
ποιμάνατε τὸ ἐν ὑμῖν ποίμνιον τοῦ θεοῦ [ἐπισκοποῦντες] μὴ ἀναγκαστῶς ἀλλʼ ἑκουσίως κατὰ θεόν, μηδὲ αἰσχροκερδῶς ἀλλὰ προθύμως,
μηδʼ ὡς κατακυριεύοντες τῶν κλήρων ἀλλὰ τύποι γινόμενοι τοῦ ποιμνίου•
καὶ φανερωθέντος τοῦ ἀρχιποίμενος κομιεῖσθε τὸν ἀμαράντινον τῆς δόξης στέφανον.
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