Part of Liturgy:
1. The Liturgies
The word λειτουργία in classical Greek means a function (ἔργον) undertaken on behalf of the people (λαός) : fitting out a ship, preparing a feast or doing any public service.
In the Greek Bible, the word is regularly used of divine worship, to speak of the sacred ministry with which the priests and levites of the ОТ were charged. In Heb 8:2 Christ himself is designated as …