On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave and David Schrock discuss how the cultural icons help us understand the priests of our day, the royal priesthood, discipleship, and vocation, along with his book, The Royal Priesthood and the Glory of God (Crossway, 2022).

What you’ll hear in this episode

  • How the cultural icons of our day help us under the priests of our age.
  • Why is learning what priests do essential to discipleship.
  • Advice for reading Leviticus.
  • How Genesis gives us a pattern of priesthood.
  • The five activities of Jesus in the Gospels that form a priestly composite of Himself.
  • Some examples of the Church focusing on Scripture, prayer, and preaching.
  • The importance of understanding the High Priestly ministry of Jesus.
  • How the High Priestly ministry of Jesus buttresses our understanding of the sufficiency of Jesus.
  • Some ways that the priesthood of believers is neglected today.
  • How a good understanding of the priesthood affects our understanding of the priesthood today.

About the Guest

David S. Schrock (PhD, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) is pastor for preaching and theology at Occoquan Bible Church in Woodbridge, Virginia. He is a founding faculty member at Indianapolis Theological Seminary, where he teaches theology. Schrock has contributed to multiple theological journals and specializes in both systematic and biblical theology.

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