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Preparing To Be Shepherds. Guidance of the Holy Spirit Desire in heart of the individual Evidence in one’s life that he is qualified Recognition of each of the above three things by the saints of the congregation. Preparing To Be Shepherds. 1. Guidance of the Holy Spirit (Acts 20:28).

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Preparing to be shepherds

Preparing To Be Shepherds

Guidance of the Holy Spirit

Desire in heart of the individual

Evidence in one’s life that he is qualified

Recognition of each of the above three things by the saints of the congregation


Preparing to be shepherds

Preparing To Be Shepherds

1. Guidance of the Holy Spirit (Acts 20:28)

Plurality of men in each congregation (Acts 14:23)

Qualities Must Have (1Tim.3:1-7; Titus 1:5-16; 1Pet.5:1-3)

Job Description (Acts 20:28-32; Heb.13:17; 1Tim.5:17-18; Js.5:13-20)

(Also… Jn.10:1-18; Ps.23; Ezek.34:1-16)

Elder

Overseer

Shepherd


Preparing to be shepherds

Preparing To Be Shepherds

2. Desire in heart of individual (1Tim.3:1)

A “servant leader” (1Pet.5:3)

Mt.20:25-28; 23:11-12

Ezek.34:1-6


Preparing to be shepherds

Preparing To Be Shepherds

Evidence in one’s life that he’s qualified

(1Tim.3:2-7; Titus 1:5-16)

Ability to teach (1Tim.3:2; Titus 1:9-14; Eph.4:11)

Family…

Spiritually minded; purity…

Peaceable; gentle; patient…

Not arrogant or self-willed…

Above reproach…

Good reputation…

Hospitality…

He gave some as apostles,

some as prophets,

some as evangelists,

some as pastors and teachers


Preparing to be shepherds

Preparing To Be Shepherds

Guidance of the Holy Spirit

Desire in heart of the individual

Evidence in one’s life that he is qualified

***Recognition of each of the above three things by the saints of the congregation

1Ths.5:12-13

(cf. Acts 6:3, 5)

Jn.10:14-16


Preparing to be shepherds

Preparing To Be Shepherds

The work of shepherding…

  • Based on God’s guidance

  • Involves the individuals whom God will use

  • Begins when the qualities of these individuals become evident to the saints

Ezek.34:11-16