Shepherd the Flock

We are called to bring others on our Christian journey with us. The one who created all things chooses to allow us to be part of his kingdom building!

Sermon Scripture and Outline

Sermon Scripture - 1 Peter 5

The Call to Shepherd
  • John 21:15-17
  • Hebrews 2:1
  • Matthew 28:19-20
The Ability to Shepherd
  • 1 Corinthians 1:27-31

I am this day 70 years old, a monument of Divine mercy and goodness, though on review of my life I find much for which I ought to be humbled in the dust.  My direct and positive sins are innumerable, my negligence in the Lord’s work has been great. I trust for acceptance with Him to the blood of Christ alone. - William Carey

The Results of Shepherding



Discussion Questions

  1. Do you find the use of biblical metaphors helpful? Which biblical metaphors do you find most helpful?
  2. Read John 21:15-17. Why does Jesus repeat this command three times to Peter? Why would Jesus say this as one of his last commands to the disciples?
  3. What are the qualifications for a church leader? Can anyone truly live up to the biblical expectations (note 1 Timothy 3:1-13).
  4. Who are you personally called to help lead/shepherd? Who are some people that you could make an effort to shepherd?
  5. What do you believe God has specifically called you to do as part of his kingdom work?
  6. What is something the Lord has been teaching you this week?