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1 Peter 5 - AMP

2 Tend (nurture, guard, guide, and fold) the flock of God that is , not by coercion or constraint, but willingly; not dishonorably motivated by the advantages and profits , but eagerly and cheerfully; 3 Not domineering over those in your charge, but being examples (patterns and models of Christian living) to the flock (the congregation). 4 And when the Chief Shepherd is revealed, you will win the Marvin Vincent, Word Studies: When Paul uses the word translated ``crown," he typically has the conqueror's crown in mind, using the imagery of the winner of an athletic contest (see I Cor. 9:25). Peter seems to have this same imagery in mind as a symbol of the heavenly reward.conqueror's crown of glory. 5 Likewise, you who are younger and of lesser rank, be subject to the elders (the ministers and spiritual guides of the church)--. Clothe (apron) yourselves, all of you, with humility toward one another. For God sets Himself against the proud (the insolent, the overbearing, the disdainful, the presumptuous, the boastful)--, but gives grace (favor, blessing) to the humble. 6 Therefore humble yourselves under the mighty hand of God, that in due time He may exalt you, 7 Casting the Marvin Vincent, Word Studies.whole of your care on Him, for He cares for you affectionately and cares about you Marvin Vincent, Word Studies.watchfully. 8 Be well balanced (temperate, sober of mind), be vigilant and cautious at all times; for that enemy of yours, the devil, roams around like a lion roaring , seeking someone to seize upon and devour. 9 Withstand him; be firm in faith , knowing that the same (Marvin Vincent, Word Studies.identical) sufferings are appointed to your brotherhood (the whole body of Christians) throughout the world. 10 And after you have suffered a little while, the God of all grace , Who has called you to His eternal glory in Christ Jesus, will Himself complete and make you what you ought to be, establish and ground you securely, and strengthen, and settle you. 11 To Him be the dominion (power, authority, rule) forever and ever. Amen (so be it). 12 By Silvanus, a true (loyal, consistent, incorruptible) brother, as I consider him, I have written briefly to you, to counsel and urge and stimulate and to declare that this is the true grace (the undeserved favor) of God. Be steadfast and persevere in it. 13 She in Babylon, elect (chosen) with , sends you greetings, and my son (disciple) Mark. 14 Salute one another with a kiss of love . To all of you that are in Christ Jesus (the Messiah), may there be peace (Joseph Thayer, A Greek-English Lexicon.every kind of peace and blessing, especially peace with God, and Webster's New International Dictionary offers this as a definition of ``peace." freedom from fears, agitating passions, and moral conflicts). Amen (so be it).

Sermons on 1 Peter 5 More sermons: 1 Peter 5

Dean Courtier avatar
Chosen, Changed and Cleansed
Shared by: Dean Courtier on Feb, 2017
Summary: God is eternal, He knows the end from the beginning and everything in-between, He knew you from the start of time as we understand time, and He loved you and chose you to be His.
based on 3 ratings
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 286
John Doe avatar
God doesn't have a Drive-Thru Window.
Shared by: John Doe on Dec, 2016
Summary: God is not a fast food resteraunt with a drive-thru. We don't get our salvation OUR way, but rather, we take it God's way, or we just DON'T get it.
Christopher Holdsworth avatar
Called to Suffering and Glory
Shared by: Christopher Holdsworth on Dec, 2016
Summary: We are called to suffering: but we are also called to glory.
Rodney Fry avatar
He Cares
Shared by: Rodney Fry on Dec, 2016
Summary: God does care about each of us more that we know
based on 1 rating
Scripture: 1 Peter 5:7
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 38
Rodney Fry avatar
A New Suit of Clothes
Shared by: Rodney Fry on Nov, 2016
Summary: Time to look at a wardrobe change
Scripture: 1 Peter 5:5
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 44
How to be victorious in spiritual warfare pt 1
Shared by: GARY ELLER on Nov, 2016
Summary: Utilizing God's Resources to become victorious during attack from the enemy
based on 1 rating
Denomination: *other
Views: 54
I Will Cast My Cares on You
Shared by: GARY ELLER on Nov, 2016
Summary: God wants to carry our burdens and cares for us!
Scripture: 1 Peter 5:5-7
Denomination: *other
Views: 76
Larry Turner avatar
Honor Comes to Those Who Honor
Shared by: Larry Turner on Nov, 2016
Summary: We are to honor authority, relationships, and God. In return we will receive honor.
Scripture: 1 Peter 5:6
Denomination: Foursquare
Views: 263
Dean Rhine avatar
Standing Strong in God’s Grace
Shared by: Dean Rhine on Nov, 2016
Summary: Standing strong in the Christian Life
Series: 1 Peter
Scripture: 1 Peter 5:1-10
Views: 466
John Doe avatar
God did NOT call YOU to be SUPERMAN
Shared by: John Doe on Oct, 2016
Summary: God does not call us to Superhuman status. Rather, he calls us to Overcome. (three-point outline with optional intro.)
Dr.W.Samuel Legon avatar
Shared by: Dr.W.Samuel Legon on Aug, 2016
Summary: Listen God does care for all people.
Scripture: 1 Peter 5:6-7
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 169
Pat Damiani avatar
Replacing My Worry with Worship
Shared by: Pat Damiani on Aug, 2016
Summary: We can triumph in our trials if we replace our worry with worship
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: 1 Peter 5:1-14
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 1,898
Dr.W.Samuel Legon avatar
Shared by: Dr.W.Samuel Legon on Aug, 2016
Summary: America better wake up not what we want but what God said will stand.
Wade M. Hughes, Sr avatar
Bury the past or it will bury you!
Shared by: Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Jun, 2016
Summary: We believe Jesus forgives, we must let Him. Come and let us cast the problem into the sea of forgetfulness.
Scripture: 1 Peter 5:6-8
Denomination: Assembly Of God
Views: 538
Rev. Dwayne Kight avatar
Shared by: Rev. Dwayne Kight on Jun, 2016
Summary: A sermon pointed to the need for a watchful outlook in resting the devil.
Scripture: 1 Peter 5:8
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 192
Doug Gorman avatar
Stand Strong in Spiritual Battle – Part 2
Shared by: Doug Gorman on May, 2016
Summary: We should be progressively striving to penetrate enemy held territory. Where is the territory? Everywhere! The world, this country, this state, your town or city, your own home, your family and your own body and mind - no one is exempt from these encounters!
based on 3 ratings
Scripture: 1 Peter 5:8
Denomination: Independent/Bible
Views: 2,634
Troy Borst avatar
How to Kill a Lion and Other Needed Skills
Shared by: Troy Borst on Apr, 2016
Summary: Peter commands us to “resist” the devil, but is not exactly specific. The Apostle Peter describes for us in this passage that Satan is a lion prowling around. Satan acts like a lion. Well, how do you hunt a lion? How do you kill a lion?
Series: 1 Peter
Troy Borst avatar
Under God's Mighty Hand
Shared by: Troy Borst on Apr, 2016
Summary: You see, the help that we receive from the hand of God comes as a result of our humble hearts being yielded to Him in all things. God helps those who are humble before Him in the manner and time in which He sees fit.
Series: 1 Peter
Troy Borst avatar
Worry 101
Shared by: Troy Borst on Apr, 2016
Summary: Basic sermon about worry. Congregation participation at the end.
Series: 1 Peter
Christabel N. Onuoha avatar
This One's On God
Shared by: Christabel N. Onuoha on Mar, 2016
Summary: As potent as humans are, our potency is quite limited. There are challenges in our lives that we are impotent to handle, we must recognize this, and instead of give up, just learn to let go and let God.
Series: Prayer
Wilma de Waal avatar
Free vs Surrender
Shared by: Wilma de Waal on Feb, 2016
Summary: How can surrender set you free?
Series: I am free
Scripture: 1 Peter 5:6
Denomination: *other
Views: 247
Joseph McGaha avatar
Called to Be Victorious
Shared by: Joseph McGaha on Feb, 2016
Summary: Exposition of I Peter 5:8-11 with attention given to verse 10.
Shawn miller avatar
Exposing the Enemy
Shared by: Shawn miller on Jan, 2016
Summary: A four point message describing the devil in various ways in how he attacks Christ's church
based on 1 rating
Scripture: 1 Peter 5:8
Views: 1,767
Kevin L. Jones avatar
Responding To The Message We Have Received
Shared by: Kevin L. Jones on Dec, 2015
Summary: A look at how we should respond to the truths seen in Peter's 1st Epistle.
Series: 1 Peter
based on 4 ratings
Scripture: 1 Peter 5:6-7
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 3,665
Wade M. Hughes, Sr avatar
Cast it away? Worry? Change?
Shared by: Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Dec, 2015
Summary: I use a fishing rod and a sinker and a bobber as we consider changing our attitudes and trusting God. The current events that we hear on the news are so gloomy, we can choose a different outlook and TRUST GOD.
Kevin L. Jones avatar
Excuse Me, While I Preach To Myself
Shared by: Kevin L. Jones on Nov, 2015
Summary: A sermon examining the responsibilities of a shepherd.
Series: 1 Peter
based on 5 ratings
Scripture: 1 Peter 5:1-5
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 7,821
Maria Saunders avatar
When Christians Suffer
Shared by: Maria Saunders on Aug, 2013
Summary: Peter wants the elect of God to not lose hope but to realize that suffering is one tool that God uses to prepare us for life and service in the Kingdom of God. A close view of our text reveals four things that God promises to His elect who are enduring trials and tribulations, sufferings
Scripture: 1 Peter 5:10
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 1,091
Davon Huss avatar
Is Church Membership a Biblical Idea?
Shared by: Davon Huss on Oct, 2015
Summary: 5 strands in the New Testament for local church membership (Material adapted from John Piper at: http://www.desiringgod.org/messages/how-important-is-church-membership)