The Word Among Us

April/May 2010 Issue

A Royal Priesthood

What does the Old Testament say about priests?

A Royal Priesthood: What does the Old Testament say about priests?

priest\prest\n: one authorized to perform the sacred rites of a religion esp. as a mediatory agent between man and God; specif: an Anglican, Eastern Orthodox, or Roman Catholic clergyman ranking below a bishop and above a deacon.

As carefully worded as this definition is, it only begins to hint at the full calling and identity of a priest. In fact, we might just skim...

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