Results from Tag: 'kingship of christ'

Jan van Eyck, “God Almighty” (Ghent Altarpiece), 1426-1427

Jesus Christ Is Our True King and Priest

“Christ as our Redeemer purchased the Church at the price of his own blood; as priest he offered himself, and continues to offer himself as a victim for our sins. Is it not evident, then, that his kingly dignity partakes in a manner of both these offices?” —Pope Pius XI

Hubert van Eyck (1366-1426), “Christ the King” from the Ghent Altarpiece

Are We Living With Christ as Our King?

“Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion! Shout aloud, O daughter of Jerusalem! Behold, your king comes to you; triumphant and victorious is he, humble and riding on a donkey, on a colt the foal of a donkey.” (Zechariah 9:9)