The Anointed Jesus Christ as the Anointed of God
The Father and His Family
Christ our Prophet
The word "Christ" means anointed. Christ fulfilled the offices of the Old Testament through his anointing. This article shows what it means that Christ is Prophet.
Baptism and the Munus Triplex
The three offices, prophet, priest, and king, have been a standard Reformed way of describing the work of Christ. The thesis of this article is that these offices can be used fruitfully to describe the participation of a Christian in the work of Christ through baptism.
Resurrected as Messiah: The Risen Christ as Prophet, Priest, and King
This article wants to consider the soteriological significance of the resurrection of Jesus Christ. The author considers Jesus' resurrection in relation to his offices as Messiah: prophet, priest (Hebrews 5:5–10), and king (Acts 2:30–32). He wants to emphasize that the resurrection on Sunday is more than just a "proof" of the gospel of the cross.
The Ministry of Christ
Love Divine and Unfailing – Hosea: A Messianic Man
Chapter 1 is an introduction to the book of Hosea. The focus in this chapter is on the person and calling of the prophet, and the structure of his book.
Longing for God in an Age of Discouragement – The Call of Zechariah (Zechariah 1:1-6)
Chapter 2 is an exposition of Zechariah 1:1-10. Gregory explores the significance of the call of the prophet for the Lord’s people who lived in great discouragement but who needed to repent.
Christ in All the Glory of His Offices
The Application of Principles from the Sociology of Knowledge for Understanding the Setting, Tradition and Theology of the Prophets
The sociology of knowledge is helpful when the message of a prophet is to be understood in its historical setting. New information from the prophets brought new understanding of how God is ruling the world and the destiny of his people.
The Prophet and His Message – What a Prophet Is Not
In Chapter 1 the author wants to ascertain what an Old Testament prophet was not. Scripture informs us of prohibitions on the function of a prophet. The author explores these prohibitions first in Deuteronomy. He considers Deuteronomy 13:1-5 and Deuteronomy 18:9-13.
Christ, Christians, and the Threefold Office
Ezekiel, Bridge between the Testaments
The influence of Ezekiel on the portrait and mind of Jesus is larger than generally acknowledged. The essay compares Jesus as prophet and priest with Ezekiel.
The Offices of Christ
Godly Manhood in the Home – As Prophet
Name Terms of the Old Testament Prophet of God
What is the nature and purpose of the Old Testament prophet? The terms used to describe the person and office of the prophet are an important indicator. Merrill explores the way different terms are used to describe the prophet of God.
Christ's Glory as Our Chief Prophet
This article traces the biblical evidence pointing to the reality that "Christ" means "anointed." It shows that this anointing characterizes Christ as the king, priest, and prophet.
Christ as Prophet
This is an introduction in a theological dictionary on the significance of Jesus Christ as prophet.
Prophet, Prophetess, Prophecy
This is an entry in a theological dictionary on the significance of a prophet, prophetess, and prophesy.
Jeremiah the Man
Testing Today’s Prophecy: Does Today’s Prophecy Measure up to Biblical Standards?
Christ the Prophet in Deuteronomy 18
In Deuteronomy 18, God taught His people to live under the revelation of His word as mediated by Moses. Deuteronomy 18 finds its fulfillment in Christ as the Prophet who not only mediates God's revelation, but is Himself that revelation.
The Offices of Christ - Prophet
This is the first article in a trilogy looking at the offices of Christ. This article looks at the office of Prophet, showing that Christ meets all the Old Testament characteristics of a prophet. In addition, in Christ we have the revelation of God Himself.
The Triple Cure - Jesus as Prophet
This article is the first in a trilogy looking at the offices of Christ - Prophet, Priest and King. These three offices express the work and person of Jesus Christ, and are essential to the cure of mankind's problem. The author focuses here on the work of Christ as Prophet.
Samuel - God's Anchorman
In the midst of Israel's idolatry, Samuel took a godly stance as a prophet, priest, and judge. He is an outstanding role model for Christians today.
Richard Sibbes and the Bruised Reed
Please Don’t Explain the Bible to Me
The Offices of Christ
"To Fulfill All Righteousness"
This article is about the righteousness of Christ and why he has to be our prophet, priest, and king.
The Christ in "Christian"
In this article on Lord's Day 12 of the Heidelberg Catechism, the author focuses on anointing or being anointed, the relation of Christ to the Christian, and the threefold office of the Christian as prophet, priest, and king.