Is “He” A Pastor or Bishop? Question on Church Leadership

The leadership construct in the Old Testament (OT) is obviously unlike that of the New Testament (NT). And both differ from our contemporary understanding of leadership in the church. The OT leadership was mostly on absolutes, whiles the NT model appears more subjective. Check the difference:

OT Leadership
Kingship (dynastic)
Priesthood (Levitical succession)
Prophets (School of prophets or special call)
Sages (Family heads and prominent persons)

NT Leadership


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Was Jesus called “Yeshua Hamashiach” on Earth?

Jesus is the Messiah because the Bible testifies so (Matt. 16: 16-20). However, He was never called or accepted to be addressed by that title in His lifetime on Earth.

Whereas the name Jesus Christ is recurrent in the New Testament, the phrase “Ἰησοῦς ὁ χριστός” i.e. “Jesus the Christ” or in Hebrew “Yeshua Hamashiach” seems to appear only once in the New Testament–depending on which cordex you use.

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Did the Romans invent the story of Jesus?

Without wasting much time, for one to think of the historicity of Jesus as invented hoax is below the academic belt. It’s like somoene who still believes climate change is hoax or holding on to the geocentric theory of the universe. Of course several people continue to hold on to fake theories as though their lives depend on them.

The “Historical Jesus” movement is a twentieth century quest to

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