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Shepherd Leaders

Shepherd Leaders

Shepherd Leaders � Patriarchs: � Abel ( ). � Abraham, Isaac, Jacob ( �

Shepherd Leaders � Patriarchs: � Abel ( ). � Abraham, Isaac, Jacob ( � Rachel ( � Moses ( ). ).

Shepherd Leaders � Prophets & Priests: � Amos ( � Israel’s Priesthood ( ).

Shepherd Leaders � Prophets & Priests: � Amos ( � Israel’s Priesthood ( ). ).

Shepherd Leaders � Judges & Kings: � David ( ). � Joshua, Judges, Saul

Shepherd Leaders � Judges & Kings: � David ( ). � Joshua, Judges, Saul ( ).

Shepherd Leaders � Apostles & Elders: � Peter ( � Eldership ( ). ).

Shepherd Leaders � Apostles & Elders: � Peter ( � Eldership ( ). ).

Shepherd Leaders � God & Christ: � God ( � Jesus ( ). ).

Shepherd Leaders � God & Christ: � God ( � Jesus ( ). ).

Traits of Shepherds � Humble: � They lead by example ( � They lead

Traits of Shepherds � Humble: � They lead by example ( � They lead like Jesus ( ). ). � The form of a servant ( ). � Washed feet ( � Touched the sick ( � Talked with the outcast ( ). ). ).

Traits of Shepherds � Sacrificial: � John 10: 11 -13 – “I am the

Traits of Shepherds � Sacrificial: � John 10: 11 -13 – “I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd gives His life for the sheep. 12 But a hireling, he who is not the shepherd, one who does not own the sheep, sees the wolf coming & leaves the sheep & flees; & the wolf catches the sheep & scatters them. 13 The hireling flees because he is a hireling & does not care about the sheep. ”

Traits of Shepherds � Caring: � 2 Sam 12: 3 – But the poor

Traits of Shepherds � Caring: � 2 Sam 12: 3 – But the poor man had nothing, except one little ewe lamb which he had bought & nourished; & it grew up together with him & with his children. It ate of his own food & drank from his own cup & lay in his bosom; & it was like a daughter to him.

Forgiveness of Sin: Salvation! • Faith in Jesus Christ through the Gospel John 8:

Forgiveness of Sin: Salvation! • Faith in Jesus Christ through the Gospel John 8: 24; 20: 30 -31; Rom 1: 16; 10: 9 -10; Mark 16: 16; Heb 11: 6 • Repent or turn from sins Luke 24: 46 -47; Acts 2: 38; 3: 19; 17: 30 -31 • Confess faith in Christ Matt 10: 32 -33; Acts 8: 36 -38; Rom 10: 9 -10 • Be baptized (immersed) in water Matt 28: 19; Mk 16: 16; Acts 2: 38; Rom 6: 3 -4; 1 Pet 3: 21 • Live in obedient faith Heb 5: 8 -9; 1 Peter 1: 14; Rev 2: 10