Flourish in the Fire: 1 Peter 5:1-5
Opener (if needed): Who are some people that have made a big impact on your life? Why?
Keep it lighthearted and fun.
Read the Scripture: 1 Peter 5:1-5
Reflect on the sermon. Is there anything that stood out to you? How are you encouraged or convicted?
Why are structures and leadership so important? Can you see leadership structures anywhere else in the Bible?
1 Peter 5:1, “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”
Where do you have influence in your life? How are you wielding that influence?
1 Peter 5:2, “shepherd the flock of God that is among you, exercising oversight, not under compulsion, but willingly, as God would have you; not for shameful gain, but eagerly,”
What are qualities of good leadership?
1 Peter 5:5, “Likewise, you who are younger, be subject to the elders. Clothe yourselves, all of you, with humility toward one another, for “God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.”