The Meaning of the Wilderness

Man of Sorrows by William Dyce, 1860. It is characteristic of God in Scripture to lead chosen people into the isolation and barrenness of the wilderness or desert. [1. One author calls it “one of the most basic in biblical tradition, and … [Read more...]

Jesus Christ: Priest, Prophet, and King

These three terms: priest, prophet, and king, have come to symbolize the threefold mission and office of Christ Jesus and his Church ... we do not merely imply that he holds these offices, but that he is sent to publicly manifest the powers … [Read more...]