God’s Sufficient Word

God’s Sufficient Word

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Northwest Bible Church - June 21, 2020 - Book of Acts - Alan ConnerActs 20:28-38Exhortations to EldersIntro A. WHAT ARE ELDERS?1. Elders (Acts 20:17) - plural. 2. Overseers (Acts 20:28a) - 3. Shepherds (Acts 20:28b) - 4. Appointed by the Holy Spirit (Acts 20:28). B. GUARD YOURSELF (Acts 20:28) - Exhortation #11. The exhortation: “Be on guard” - 2. The need for the exhortation. a. Elders are men with sin natures like everyone else. b. They will give an account. Heb. 13:17 c. Elders cannot care for others if they neglect their own souls. d. Satan has his eye upon them. C. GUARD THE FLOCK (Acts 20:28-30) - Exhortation #21. Who is the flock? a. “flock” - b. church of God - c. purchased with His own blood - d. disciples (Acts 20:30) - learner, pupil. Followers of Jesus. 2. Their enemies. a. Savage wolves will come in - b. Perverse men from within. c. False doctrine and sensual living. D. BE ON THE ALERT (Acts 20:31) - Exhortation #31. Alert - 2. Motivation (Acts 20:31)E. FINAL TESTIMONY AND DEPARTURE (Acts 20:32-38).1. “commend to God and the word of His grace” (Acts 20:32) - 2. No coveting (Acts 20:33-35) 3. Prayer and departure (Acts 20:36-38) -  Conclusion
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Northwest Bible Church - June 21, 2020 - Book of Acts - Alan ConnerActs 20:28-38Exhortations to EldersIntro A. WHAT ARE ELDERS?1. Elders (Acts 20:17) - plural. 2. Overseers (Acts 20:28a) - 3. Shepherds (Acts 20:28b) - 4. Appointed by the Holy Spirit (Acts 20:28). B. GUARD YOURSELF (Acts 20:28) - Exhortation #11. The exhortation: “Be on guard” - 2. The need for the exhortation. a. Elders are men with sin natures like everyone else. b. They will give an account. Heb. 13:17 c. Elders cannot care for others if they neglect their own souls. d. Satan has his eye upon them. C. GUARD THE FLOCK (Acts 20:28-30) - Exhortation #21. Who is the flock? a. “flock” - b. church of God - c. purchased with His own blood - d. disciples (Acts 20:30) - learner, pupil. Followers of Jesus. 2. Their enemies. a. Savage wolves will come in - b. Perverse men from within. c. False doctrine and sensual living. D. BE ON THE ALERT (Acts 20:31) - Exhortation #31. Alert - 2. Motivation (Acts 20:31)E. FINAL TESTIMONY AND DEPARTURE (Acts 20:32-38).1. “commend to God and the word of His grace” (Acts 20:32) - 2. No coveting (Acts 20:33-35) 3. Prayer and departure (Acts 20:36-38) -  Conclusion
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