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1 Peter 5:1-6 NCV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Now I have something to say to the elders in your group. I also am an elder. I have seen Christ's sufferings, and I will share in the glory that will be shown to us. I beg you to 1 To the elders among you, I appeal as a fellow elder, a witness of Christ's sufferings and one who also will share in the glory to be revealed:
2 shepherd God's flock, for whom you are responsible. Watch over them because you want to, not because you are forced. That is how God wants it. Do it because you are happy to serve, not because you want money. 2 Be shepherds of God's flock that is under your care, serving as overseers--not because you must, but because you are willing, as God wants you to be; not greedy for money, but eager to serve;
3 Do not be like a ruler over people you are responsible for, but be good examples to them. 3 not lording it over those entrusted to you, but being examples to the flock.
4 Then when Christ, the Chief Shepherd, comes, you will get a glorious crown that will never lose its beauty. 4 And when the Chief Shepherd appears, you will receive the crown of glory that will never fade away.
5 In the same way, younger people should be willing to be under older people. And all of you should be very humble with each other. "God is against the proud, but he gives grace to the humble." 5 Young men, in the same way be submissive to those who are older. All of you, clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, because, "God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble."
6 Be humble under God's powerful hand so he will lift you up when the right time comes. 6 Humble yourselves, therefore, under God's mighty hand, that he may lift you up in due time.