Posts from March 2017

Prophet, Priest, & King – Part 6

As we have examined the OT background of the Threefold Office we have seen that this pattern was a part of the original creation and was also expected of Israel as a whole. Individually, each of these offices within Israel anticipated the coming of one who would fulfill these roles in ways that mere men never could. The OT prophets anticipate that…

Prophet, Priest, & King – Part 5

Having considered together the OT background of both the Prophetic and Priestly offices we now turn our attentions to the office of King. As with the other offices, the pattern of what it meant to serve as king can be seen originally in Eden and can also be observed in the way the patriarchs led…

Prophet, Priest, & King – Part 4

Last week we began to examine the division of the Threefold Office within the nation of Israel. The prophetic office was instituted by God so that He might proclaim His Word to His people. While the prophet represented God to the people, it was also necessary for someone to represent the people before God. The office of priest was instituted by God…