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In Catholicism a pastor is a priest who has the care of a particular parish (cf. Canon 515). The New Testament word that Catholics believe refers to the lower clergy is πρεσβύτερος (presbuteros). The etymology of the English word "priest" traces to presbuteros. The New Testament does not refer to Christian leaders as sacerdotal priests (ἱερεύς - ...


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Does “Lithium” have any meaning in Christianity? Lithium has no direct meaning in Christianity. Lithium is the lightest of all metals and is named from the Greek work for stone (lithos). It is the first member of the Alkali Metal family. It is less dense than water (with which it reacts) and forms a black oxide in contact with air. The Greek Lithos is thus ...


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Judges were leaders appointed by God to deliver people from times of crisis. The kings were established because the people wanted one as seen in 1 Samuel 8.


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One of the biggest differences between a King and an Old Testament Judge: once a royal dynasty has started then the next king is chosen by the previous king. On the other hand each one of the Judges was chosen directly by God. This in effect means that each Judge was chosen for upon their own merit, or godliness.


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In יִשְׂרָאֵ֑ל Israel, there is only One everlasting Judge & King - [Isaiah 33:22] "For YHVH is our-Judge; YHVH is our-Ruler; YHVH is our-King; He shall save us." (כִּ֚י יְהֹוָה֙ שֹֽׁפְטֵ֔נוּ יְהֹוָ֖ה מְחֹֽקְקֵ֑נוּ יְהֹוָ֥ה מַלְכֵּ֖נוּ ה֥וּא יֽוֹשִׁיעֵֽנוּ) But regarding Heavenly & Earthly Authority in יִשְׂרָאֵ֑ל "Yisrael" (...


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