Thanks for preaching this message, Luke!


1.  A good shepherd is compelled by God. v. 2a

2 shepherd the flock of God among you, exercising oversight not under compulsion, but voluntarily,according to the will of God;

2.  A good shepherd is motivated by others. v. 2b

and not for sordid gain, but with eagerness;

3.  A good shepherd is shaped by Christ. v. 3

 3 nor yet as lording it over those allotted to your charge, but proving to be examples to the flock.