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Letters to the Seven Churches – Part 16

“Fear not, I am the first and the last, and the living one. I died, and behold I am alive forevermore, and I have the keys of Death and Hades. Rev. 1:17b-18 As we have observed previously, these letters are written to the Church at all times and in all places, and we must therefore ask what we at…

Prophet, Priest, & King – Part 8

As we come to the end of our Prophet, Priest, and King series, we want to consider how the resurrection and the ascension confirm Christ as the one who ultimately fulfills each of these offices. In the aftermath of Christ’s ascension, the Holy Spirit came upon the apostles in Acts 2 and they immediately went…

Prophet, Priest, & King – Part 7

In His incarnation, Christ came into our world in fulfillment of the OT hopes that God would raise up a prophet like Moses, a King like David, and better priest than the Levites who had to offer sacrifices on their own behalf before they could intercede for others. In His Temptation, Jesus demonstrated that He…

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…

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…