Praying from 1 Peter 5:2 relating to Leadership, Integrity, Service.
Dear God, please help me to shepherd the flock of believers that you have placed among me. May I exercise oversight with a willing heart, not out of compulsion or for dishonest gain. Help me to serve your people with joy and love, always seeking to honor you in all that I do. Thank you for entrusting me with this responsibility, and may I always rely on your strength and guidance to fulfill it. In Jesus’ name, I pray. Amen.
Verse: shepherd the flock of God which is among you, exercising the oversight, not under compulsion, but voluntarily; not for dishonest gain, but willingly;
1 Peter 5:2
This is a Command. The verse commands the reader to shepherd the flock of God among them, exercising oversight willingly and not for dishonest gain.