Do You Know The Definition of a “Priest”?

Most often we associate this word with the Catholic community or with certain denominational affiliations.  Under the Law, associations and affiliations were the cornerstone for the Levitical priesthood.  However, today, with thanks given to our Lord Jesus Christ and the Gospel he has charged us with, we are all priests.  Peter even said so in (1 Peter 2:5).  Old Testament priests and New Testament priests are quite different.  The Old Testament priests talked about the Messiah to come, whereas the New Testament priests, that’s US, talks about the Messiah who has come.  You don’t have to wear clerical collars or an ornamental robe to be a New Testament priest.  And, God knows you don’t have to be perfect.  All you have to do is believe, receive, and share the SON with others.  Unknown to themselves, many Christian men and women have went to their graves as fully qualified priests.  Know this in your hearts:  Man, denominational or not, has no authority to qualify YOU as a priest; only God through his Son Jesus Christ can do that! If you fully believe and receive that you have been saved by Jesus, and that He lived and died, and He was resurrected by the Father then you are a priest of the Gospel (Good News) of Jesus Christ.  Christ chose you, and He qualified you!! Let NO one tell you otherwise.

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