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Priesthood, book by H. H. Pope Shenouda III

103- The Services of Christ, angels, and Apostles

 

St-Takla.org Image: Coptic icon of Archangel Michael, by Bedour Latif and Youssef Nassief صورة في موقع الأنبا تكلا: صورة أيقونة قبطية تصور رئيس الملائكة الجليل ميخائيل، رسم بدور لطيف، و يوسف نصيف

St-Takla.org Image: Coptic icon of Archangel Michael, by Bedour Latif and Youssef Nassief

صورة في موقع الأنبا تكلا: صورة أيقونة قبطية تصور رئيس الملائكة الجليل ميخائيل، رسم بدور لطيف، و يوسف نصيف

[13] Let No One Belittle The Value Of Service

The Lord Jesus, who is our Master, called Himself a servant.

(Mat 20:28) "just as the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life a ransom for many." (Mark 10:45) "For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life a ransom for many." (Heb 8:1-2) Now this is the main point of the things we are saying: We have such a High Priest, who is seated at the right hand of the throne of the Majesty in the heavens, {2} a Minister of the sanctuary and of the true tabernacle which the Lord erected, and not man.

[14] The Angels Are also referred to As Servants

(Heb 1:14) Are they not all ministering spirits sent forth to minister for those who will inherit salvation?

[15] Our Fathers The Apostles were also called Servants.

As servants of the New Testaments, there are numerous references with regard to their service.

Moses of the Old Testament Is called a servant.

(Heb 3:5) And Moses indeed was faithful in all His house as a servant, for a testimony of those things which would be spoken afterward,


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