|The reason for the separation of kings and priests|
5 year(s) ago
The separation between the offices of king and priest is maintained throughout the bible for a very specific purpose. It ensures the clarity of a grand prophetic revelation. The royal tribe of Judah and the priestly tribe of Levi are the most obvious occurrences of the separation but, the distinction between the offices of king and priest and the men who were ordained to function in them began in the opening chapters of the book of Genesis. Clarity on this particular issue reveals the offices and the men who were ordained to function in them to be two details of a grand prophetic revelation.
The confusion over Genesis 1 and 2, in addition to the belief that the
In Genesis 1:26 God said, âLet Us make man in our image, according to Our likeness; and let them rule over the fish of the sea, and over the birds of the heavens, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over all the creepers creeping on the earth.â
In Genesis 1:27-28,Â âGod created the man in His image; in the image of God He created him. He created them male and female. And God blessed them; and God said to them, Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the earth, and
In Genesis 1:27-28 God created a man in His image, in the image of God
The fact that the image of God bestows authority on its bearers is
In Genesis 2:7,15-17 Adam was formed by YHWH Elohim, he had the Spirit of Life breathed into him, and he was placed in the garden of Eden to
The creation of Adam is recounted in Genesis 5:1, âThis is the book of
When Adam sinned and ate the forbidden fruit of the tree of knowledge of
In the image of God man was given authority. In the likeness of God
To Be Continued...