1 Peter 5:1-4 NIV

To the Elders and the Flock

1 To the elders among you, I appeal as a fellow elder and a witness of Christ’s sufferings who also will share in the glory to be revealed:

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2 Be shepherds of God’s flock that is under your care, watching over them—not because you must, but because you are willing, as God wants you to be; not pursuing dishonest gain, but eager to serve;

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3 not lording it over those entrusted to you, but being examples to the flock.

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4 And when the Chief Shepherd appears, you will receive the crown of glory that will never fade away.

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