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Advent 2017 – Part 2 – “The Benedictus”

The second of the songs of Luke’s gospel comes from the mouth of Zechariah the priest on the occasion of the circumcision of his son, John. For much of church history this song has been referred to as the “Benedictus”  because of its first words in the Latin translation of Scripture (Benedictus Dominus Deus Israel, “Blessed be…

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…