Kingdom of Priests | Kingdom of God Week 4

Isaiah 61:1-7; Matt. 9:35-38; 10:1, 5-8

God’s vision for a new society involves a “kingdom of priests,” which is odd because priests build seminaries, and not kingdoms. Yet Isaiah says we “will be called priests of the Lord, (and) named ministers of our God,” (61:6). What do priests do? How are they different from the prophet that everyone wants to be? How do we co-opt our jobs to do the work of a priest?