Where We Find Priests in the New Testament

Posted June 8, 2019 3:57 am by JP Nunez

Where We Find Priests in the New Testament

We find priests in the Old Testament and in the Catholic Church. Do we find priests in the New Testament? One of the main differences between Catholics and most Protestants is that Catholics have priests, but Protestants usually have only pastors or ministers. A priest is, by definition, someone who offers sacrifice, and Catholics aren’t the only ones throughout history who have had them. For example, ancient pagans had priests, and so did the Israelites in the Old Testament. In ancient times, priests usually offered animal sacrifices, but Catholic priests are different. They offer the sacrifice of the Mass, which is the re-presentation of Jesus’

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