The appointment to a public ministry or office, including investing with the authority required for this ministry. The most important biblical model of ordination is provided by the OT priesthood.
Ordination of the OT priesthood
Jesus is the Messiah, the anointed one
Mt 16:16 The Greek word “Christos”, like the Hebrew word “Messiah”, means “anointed (by God)”.
Ordination in the NT
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