The Role of Elders in the Church

Mike Bettig

1 Peter 5:1–4


Pray for grace through the application of God’s word

Review the message notes

  1. Read verses 1 through 11 of chapter 5

  2. Read 1 Timothy 3:1–7 and Titus 1:6–9. What qualities distinguish elders from the laity?

  3. Which qualities are important for the normal Christian?

  4. How do we grow in those qualities?

  5. How can you grow in those qualities? Take a moment to listen to God to hear how you can be growing as a follower of the Great Shepherd and Overseer of our souls.

  6. Take a moment to petition God for the virtues and attributes in your life that God would want for you.

  7. Pray for each other.