Archives for September 10, 2012

Mostly for Baptists (Others Welcome to Listen In): Priesthood of Believers

What Does (and Doesn't) the Priesthood of Believers Mean? The priesthood of the believer, of every believer equally, is one of the cornerstones of Baptist doctrine and practice.  As we can see from 1 Peter 2:9 it is also a biblical doctrine.  The New Testament calls Christians “a royal priesthood” without exceptions.But today there is a great deal of confusion about this bedrock Baptist belief.  What does it mean?  How does it work out in practice?  Unfortunately, there is little consensus a … [Read more...]