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|NASB||Matthew 15:9 'BUT IN VAIN DO THEY WORSHIP ME,
TEACHING AS DOCTRINES THE PRECEPTS OF MEN.'"
|Matthew 15:9 'BUT IN VAIN DO THEY WORSHIP ME,
FOR THEY TEACH AS DOCTRINES THE PRECEPTS OF MEN.'" [Is 29:13]
|Bible Question (short): What in the Word is an 'office?'|
Question (full): Dear saints, I have been trying to understand the concept of 'office,' and can find no reference in the Bible except this one. A minister is not an administrator, an officer, or an 'hireling,' but a servant of the Lord and His people.
As this is a study of the Word of God, please stay away from tradition or extra-Biblical sources. (In other words, no selective quotes. Though others might be more eloquent than you, it is your opinion I seek)
Blessings one and all, in Christ Jesus, charis