Prophet, Priest, and King

Christ is our prophet in that he reveals to us, by his word and Spirit, the will of God for our salvation.

Christ is our priest, in that he once offered himself as a sacrifice to satisfy divine justice, and to reconcile us to God. He also makes continual intercession for us.

Christ is our king, in that he subdued us to himself, he rules and defends us, and he restrains and conquers all his and our enemies.

(Summarized from the Westminster Shorter Catechism)

Published by John Estorge


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: