Shepherd the Flock of God That Is Among You

The Aquila Report | 9/17/2019 | Staff
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“The flock that is among you.” What an amazing phrase. Not some other flock somewhere else. Not the masses on social media. Not those who would be part of a platform. These people, this flock, matters. They need all of our attention and love. They are the ones to whom God has called you. Out of love he has placed you there to serve them.

I don’t know how many times I’ve read Peter’s instructions to elders in 1 Peter 5. This past week, though, the first part of verse 2 jumped out at me: “shepherd the flock of God that is among you…”

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It’s not too different from Paul’s instructions to the Ephesian elders: “Pay careful attention to yourselves and to all the flock, in which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers…” (Acts 20:28).

“The flock that is among you.” What an amazing phrase. Not some other flock somewhere else. Not the masses on social media. Not those...
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