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Elders (Inside the Church) (1 Peter 5:1-5)

Matthew Hiatt, September 16, 2018
Part of the Inside Out series, preached at a Sunday Morning service

What is the function of elders in our churches? What are their responsibilities? What are our responsibilities to them?

Tags: , church, elders, responsibility

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1 Peter 5:1-5

1The elders which are among you I exhort, who am also an elder, and a witness of the sufferings of Christ, and also a partaker of the glory that shall be revealed: 2Feed the flock of God which is among you, taking the oversight thereof, not by constraint, but willingly; not for filthy lucre, but of a ready mind; 3Neither as being lords over God's heritage, but being ensamples to the flock. 4And when the chief Shepherd shall appear, ye shall receive a crown of glory that fadeth not away. 5Likewise, ye younger, submit yourselves unto the elder. Yea, all of you be subject one to another, and be clothed with humility: for God resisteth the proud, and giveth grace to the humble. (KJV)