Priests

When did Jesus institute the priesthood?

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That is what I thought. Thank you both

I’ve heard it explained as follows

Lk 22:19

Jesus is ordaining His apostles when He says to them

“Do ποιεῖτε ] this in memory of me.”

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Jesus telling the Pharisees that his apostles may lawfully roll heads of grain and eat (Matthew 12) on the sabbath is a statement that they are priests.

-Tim-

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HMMM This is interesting. I didn’t think of this one. Thanks.

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