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Doctrine that ordinary Christians share a common priesthood

Universal priesthood is a Christian doctrine holding that ordinary Christians share a common priesthood. It is understood differently by different denominations, and is based on 1 Peter 2:9:

But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for his own possession, that you may proclaim the excellencies of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light. (ESV)

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