(b) The Church In Suffering (1 Peter 5:1-9)

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In this section Peter focuses on the conduct of the Shepherds and sheep towards each other in the Church. In the midst of suffering it is essential for the Church to be properly arranged in love and united so that God's glory may be see.

It is divided into two parts, Peter's advice to the Elders (Shepherds) and then to the rest of the congregation (sheep).

(i) Advice To The Elders (Shepherds) (1 Peter 5:1-4).

(ii) Advice To The Other Church Members (Sheep) (1 Peter 5:5-9).

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