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Shepherds of the flock of God

William Coe Harris

Shepherds of the flock of God

the responsibilities of the Christian elder in the church government planned by Jesus.

by William Coe Harris

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Published by Exposition Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Church polity.,
  • Elders (Church officers)

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBV650.2 .H37
    The Physical Object
    Pagination125 p.
    Number of Pages125
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5545829M
    LC Control Number67024274


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Shepherds of the flock of God by William Coe Harris Download PDF EPUB FB2

“Shepherd the Flock of God” – 1 Peter (October Edition) This edition of “Shepherd the Flock of God”, referred to colloquially within the Jehovah’s Witness elder community as the Shepherd book was printed October The Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society of Pennsylvania is a nonprofit corporation formed in under the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

It is used by Jehovahs Witnesses to support Shepherds of the flock of God book worldwide work, which includes publishing Bibles and Bible-based literature. According to its /5(26).

The Governing Body of Jehovah's Witnesses have authorised today the release of a page fully revised and updated PDF version of their secret elders book "Shepherd the Flock of God". Within minutes of the highly controlled release of the Shepherd book it has been leaked onto the internet.

Instructions have also been issued. Ina new Elder’s book – “Shepherd the Flock of God” – was released. You can find a copy by clicking here. A large portion of the book is devoted to the procedure for judicial committees and disfellowshipping. In January ofelders in the congregations of Jehovah's Witnesses were issued a new version of their confidential handbook, "Shepherd the Flock of God." Below are some excerpts of this updated version with my commentary.

Not Consulting the Bible From the Introduction: The book mentions consulting other publications but says nothing about consulting the. Others among God’s servants worldwide also are thankful for the continuing support and care they receive from those who “shepherd the flock of God.” (1 Peter ) Indeed, Jehovah’s people are grateful for the many things that the elders do in.

Flock of God, you are protected from harm, because your faithful shepherds on earth must render an account to Jehovah God and Christ Jesus on your behalf. 29 The time has come to increase the flock. All the sheep are to be gathered together, and Jehovah God has commanded his people to bring them from the north and the south and the east and the.

Shepherd the Flock of God. A good shepherd will strive to imitate Jehovah and his Son as shepherds by loving the sheep in the following areas: Feeding the sheep Leading the sheep Protecting the sheep.

6 WATFile Size: 1MB. Jehovah's Witnesses Shepherd the Flock of God Download this publication here This video contains text and video images from the book: “Shepherd the Flock of God”—1 Peter © WATCH TOWER BIBLE AND TRACT SOCIETYOF PENNSYLVANIA.

In his latest book " Life in the Good Shepherds Flock" He takes a Bible passage that is likely recognized by all (even non-believers) but fully understood by very few, and explains it to us in a way that we can understand that God is there to help us in our time of need even if we chose a path that is detrimental to our soul and salvation/5(5).

1 Peter English Standard Version (ESV) Shepherd the Flock of God. 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.

First Peter chapter 5 verses 1 through 4, let me read this text for you. “Therefore, I exhort the elders among you, as your fellow elder and witness of the sufferings of Christ and a. Therefore, I exhort the elders among you, as your fellow elder and witness of the sufferings of Christ, and a partaker also of the glory that is to be revealed, shepherd the flock of God among you, exercising oversight not under compulsion, but voluntarily, according to the will of God; and not for sordid gain, but with eagerness; nor yet as lording it over those allotted to your charge.

Keep watch over yourselves and all the flock of which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers. Be shepherds of the church of God, which he bought with his own blood. “So guard yourselves and God’s people. Feed and shepherd God’s flock—his church, purchased with his own blood—over which the Holy Spirit has appointed you as leaders.

It is based on the Publication "Shepherd the Flock of God", a book published for Jehovah's Witness elders. It reveals much about the organisation and how it.

This is the crux. The fallacy. I can provide the secret book to you - Email: [email protected] I have held, read, & own the two secret elder's books: Shepherd the Flock of God & Pay Attention to Yourselves and to all the Flock They indeed exist.

Most of the sheeple are not even aware. This is all the "apostate" lore that the minions fear. 28 “Watch out for yourselves and for all the flock of which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to shepherd the church of God that he obtained with the blood of his own Son. 29 I know that after I am gone fierce wolves will come in among you, not sparing the flock.

30 Even from among your own group men will arise, teaching perversions of. 1 Peter 5 International Standard Version (ISV) Be Shepherds of God’s Flock. 5 Therefore, as a fellow elder, a witness of the Messiah’s [] sufferings, and one who shares in the glory to be revealed, I appeal to the elders among you: 2 Be shepherds of God’s flock that is among you, watching over it, not because you must but because you want to, and not greedily but eagerly.

Shepherds of the Flock is a life-changing novel that helps the reader better understand an important doctrine and principle that has been overlooked and underemphasized for a long time - Home and Visiting Teaching. Following Elder Jeffrey R. Holland's recent mandate to be "God's emissaries," the Followers:   In Shepherding God’s Flock a number of contributors seek to “take a step back and to consider what the Scriptures teach about leadership” (7).

Throughout, one sees the imagery of shepherding as paramount to rightly understanding all the Scriptures say on the subject of leadership.

Because sheep were so valuable, shepherds would stay with the flock to protect them day and night. Frequently, the youngest boy in the family served as a shepherd until he grew older and could do harder manual labor.

David was a shepherd for his family, and he often used references to shepherding in the book of Psalms. Shepherd the Flock of God A good shepherd will strive to imitate Jehovah and his Son as shepherds by loving the sheep in the following areas: Feeding the sheep Leading the sheep Protecting the sheep 1.

Jehovah has entrusted elders with the responsi­ bility to care for his precious sheep that he pur­ chased with the blood of his Son. Sermon Transcript: “To the elders among you, I appeal as a fellow elder, a witness of Christ’s sufferings and one who also will share in the glory to be revealed: Be shepherds of God’s flock that is under your care, serving as overseers—not because you must, but because you are willing, as God wants you to be; not greedy for money, but eager to serve; not lording it over those.

Therefore, as pastors, it is our job to protect the flock. Paul certainly knew this well. During his final charge to the pastors at the Ephesian church, he warns them: Be on guard for yourselves and for all the flock, among which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to shepherd the church of God which He purchased with His own : Chris Pascarella.

Tonight as we come to our time in the Word of God, I want you to turn again in your Bible to 1 Peter chapter 5 and I want to read for you verses 1 through 4.

So far, to my mind, I can think of Shepherds After My Own Heart by Timothy Laniak and Shepherding God's Flock by Jay Adams, which are books related to this topic. However now having read this book, I do think there’s one more worthy book on this topic, though this book is not a book teach you how to shepherd, this is certainly a book that /5(25).

Those who fail to feed the flock are unfit to be shepherds (cf. Jeremiah –4; Ezekiel –10). Shepherds Are Leaders Peter challenged his fellow elders to “shepherd the flock of God among you” by “exercising oversight” (1 Peter ).

God entrusted them with the authority and responsibility of leading the flock. Shepherding God's Flock: Biblical Leadership in the New Testament and Beyond is a collection of essays intended to "take a step back and to consider what the Scriptures teach about leadership".

The recurring theme -- that of the pastor as shepherd -- aims to demonstrate what the biblical notion of church leadership looks like/5. Jesus was born human and divine – God manifest in flesh. We believe in the death, burial and resurrection of Jesus Christ. We believe that God ascended on high and sent His Spirit, the Holy Ghost, which was poured out at Jerusalem over 2, years ago, and it is this same Spirit that fills the hearts of those who diligently seek Him tion: Pastor.

Shepherds of the Flock of God Introduction 1 Peter ,2 “The 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: FEED THE FLOCK of God which is among you, taking the oversight thereof, not by constraint, but willingly; not for.

Detailed OutlinePart 3 of 5 II. Peter’s Charge to the Elders (v. 2) (cont.) C. The Church is God’s flock. Since the elders are to “shepherd” the local church, those they tend are figuratively called “the flock [poimnion] of God among you.” What makes this flock special is that it is God’s flock.

The flock metaphor signifies the Church’s true ownership and recognizes its. From start to finish Shepherding God’s Flock is a short (considering the issues covered) but packed book on the nature of Baptist polity. It is excellent in its treatment of the related biblical passages.

This is the perfect kind of book to use for college. Get this from a library. Shepherds of the flock of God; the responsibilities of the Christian elder in the church government planned by Jesus.

[William Coe Harris]. Israel is God’s flock and God himself is their shepherd (Ps. ; ). Peter knows this as he understands both himself and the elders to whom he speaks as “fellow elders” or “under-shepherds.” The Chief Shepherd in verse 4 identifies Jesus as the true shepherd by whom God’s scattered people have been re-gathered and restored.

God’s flock is important because the sheep belong to God. There are his flock, his people, his church because they were “purchased with His own blood” (Acts NASB). Shepherding is important because there are many dangers that God’s people face and shepherds help protect the flock from such dangers.

Just as Paul warned the Ephesian. Thirdly, the pastor is called to tend the flock. Following again John’s imagery from nature, when a sheep is wounded or becomes ill, it is to be noticed by the good shepherd, who takes that sheep from the flock and gives the special attention needed by the sheep to be restored to fullness of health.

So it is that the good pastor is one who. Biblical Foundation for Social Workers 3 The Biblical Foundation for Social Workers as “Shepherds” Who Care for God’s Flock Introduction The purpose of this paper is to discover biblical foundations of caring for people in the context of professional social work : Merchant, M.S.W., Lorri.

Shepherding God's Flock is both a textbook for students of pastoral ministry and a handbook for pastors. Jay Adams is well-known for his practical and thorough approach to the many issues of Christian counseling.

That same practicality and thoroughness is found in this unparalleled handbook on pastoral ministry. Not only does it offer pastors one of the best resources in print, 5/5(1).

Shepherds Of The Flock 3 Shepherds Of The Flock Introduction To The Office INTRODUCTION 1. In Acwe read of Paul appointing elders while on his first missionary journey 2.

Later, Paul instructed Titus to do the same thing on the island of Crete - Ti 3. The Bible reveals God intended for Christians to have the benefit of elders in. The shepherds are not to be domineering, lording their rule over the flock. That is what the shepherds were doing in Ezekiel 34 and God condemned those shepherds.

I think one of the primary ways that shepherds domineer over the flock is by telling others to do things that they are unwilling to do themselves.SHEPHERDING THE FLOCK OF GOD.

Dr. W. A. Criswell. 1 Peter a.m. We are preaching through the Bible, now coming to the fifth chapter of 1 Peter. And this is what Simon Peter wrote in the first four verses of that chapter: The elders which are among you I exhort, who am also an elder –.A biblical, historical, theological, and practical foundation for pastoral leadershipPastors have been entrusted with leading the people of God.

The shepherds of God&#;s flock must protect them from and guide them through the many dangers believers face. .