Posts from February 2017

Prophet, Priest, & King – Part 3

As we have seen over the past few weeks, the original pattern of the Threefold Office was found in Genesis 1-2. We also saw that the prophetic, priestly, and kingly roles God intended for mankind at the beginning applied to Israel when they were constituted as a nation in Exod. 19, with the instructions repeated…

Prophet, Priest, & King – Part 2

Last week we considered how the Prophet, Priest, & King pattern was established by God in the Garden as well as how Adam failed to be faithful to the Lord in each of these categories. As the Genesis narrative unfolds, we find that this threefold pattern continues to be evidenced in the lives of certain individuals…

Prophet, Priest, & King – Part 1

Our Prophet, Priest, & King series begins where all things in Scripture begin, Genesis 1-2. As we examine the commands of God to mankind in the Bible’s first chapters, the categories of the Threefold Office begin to take shape. In Gen. 2:15-17, God addresses the man, commanding him to “work” and “keep” the Garden. Interestingly,…

NEW SERIES – Prophet, Priest, & King

On Sunday February 12th, we will begin a nine-part study entitled “Prophet, Priest, & King” that will serve to lead us through the Easter season. Theologians, pastors, and others who have studied the Bible throughout church history have found it helpful to consider the person and work of Christ in terms of this Threefold Office (Prophet, Priest, & King). The first reference…