Three offices in the Old Testament required anointing: prophet, priest, and king. A unique characteristic of the Christ, is that he fulfills all three offices at once. Only Jesus holds all three offices.
(Other Scripture passages)
1 Kings: 17:17-24
In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. May the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable to you, Lord, my rock and my redeemer. Amen. (Psalm 19:14)
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