Zadok The Priest

Neal Pollard Zadok the priest was neither an Anglican Church member or even British. Many associate his name with Handel's 18th century coronation hymn, written first for King George II. But, he was a significant, if minor, Old Testament character. We learn at least four great lessons from his character, as revealed in Scripture. He … Continue reading Zadok The Priest

CONSECRATING THE PRIESTS

Neal Pollard An interesting ceremony occurs in Leviticus 8:4-11. Moses summons Aaron and his sons into the doorway of the tabernacle and consecrated them. This action consisted of four distinct things. A command (4-5)—“This is the thing which the Lord has commanded to do” A washing (6)—“Moses…washed them with water” Specific clothing (7-9)—tunic, sash, robe, … Continue reading CONSECRATING THE PRIESTS

Why Christ Became Flesh

Neal Pollard The writer of Hebrews exhorts that Christ should be faithfully served, not abandoned, because He is a superior messenger to all other heavenly messengers (chapter one). Then, he gives another reason for holding fast to Him in chapter two. His readers were apparently struggling in their faith and gradually slipping back into the … Continue reading Why Christ Became Flesh