Northwood Community Church
Sunday, May 9, 2021
Humility Under Pressure, 1 Peter 5:1-5
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  • 2295 McMullen Booth Rd, Clearwater, FL 33759, USA
    Sunday 10:00 AM
Humility Under Pressure
1 Peter 5:1-5, Mitchell Cruit
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This text is tailored to teach us to _______________ our God-given _______________ in the _______________ with _______________.
1 Peter 5:1-5 (ESV)
5 So I exhort the elders among you, as a fellow elder and a witness of the sufferings of Christ, as well as a partaker in the glory that is going to be revealed: 2 shepherd the flock of God that is among you, exercising oversight, not under compulsion, but willingly, as God would have you;not for shameful gain, but eagerly; 3 not domineering over those in your charge, but being examples to the flock. 4 And when the chief Shepherd appears, you will receive the unfading crown of glory. 5 Likewise, you who are younger, be subject to the elders. Clothe yourselves, all of you, with humility toward one another, for “God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.”
I. _______________, _______________ the _______________. (v. 1-4)
a. An Elder’s Role (v. 1-2a)
i. Elders are _______________.
ii. Elders don’t _______________ their _______________ flock.
iii. Elders don’t _______________ _______________ Christians.
iv. Elders don’t _______________ _______________. (cf. 1 Tim. 5:17)
1 Timothy 5:17 (ESV)
17 Let the elders who rule well be considered worthy of double honor, especially those who labor in preaching and teaching.
b. An Elder’s Task (v. 2b-3)
i. Elder’s _______________ the sheep. (cf. John 21:15-19)
John 21:15-19 (ESV)
15 When they had finished breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, “Simon, son of John, do you love me more than these?” He said to him, “Yes, Lord; you know that I love you.” He said to him, “Feed my lambs.” 16 He said to him a second time, “Simon, son of John, do you love me?” He said to him, “Yes, Lord; you know that I love you.” He said to him, “Tend my sheep.” 17 He said to him the third time, “Simon, son of John, do you love me?” Peter was grieved because he said to him the third time, “Do you love me?” and he said to him, “Lord, you know everything; you know that I love you.” Jesus said to him, “Feed my sheep. 18 Truly, truly, I say to you, when you were young, you used to dress yourself and walk wherever you wanted, but when you are old, you will stretch out your hands, and another will dress you and carry you where you do not want to go.” 19 (This he said to show by what kind of death he was to glorify God.) And after saying this he said to him, “Follow me.”
ii. Elder’s _______________ the sheep. (cf. Mark 10:42-43)
Mark 10:42-43 (ESV)
42 And Jesus called them to him and said to them, “You know that those who are considered rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them, and their great ones exercise authority over them. 43 But it shall not be so among you. But whoever would be great among you must be your servant,
c. An Elder’s Reward: Elders will receive the _______________ crown of ______________. (v. 4)
II. _______________, _______________ to your _______________. (v. 5a)
III. _______________, be _______________. (v. 5b)