3 Interesting Definitions of the Five Fold Teacher
By Apostle Ricardo Butler
Moving on to the next five fold ministry gifts as the Scriptures says,’
“And God hath set some in the church … THIRDLY TEACHERS [Gk: instructor (gen. or spec.), doctor, master, teacher] …” (1st Corinthians 12:28).
The Greek word for “set” means, “To place (properly in a passive or horizontal posture):–appointed, committed, conceived, given (as a gift to the Body and Bride of Christ), ordained, purposed, put, set (forth), settled, sink down.”
And “thirdly” simply means, “In the third place, rank, or order.” Remember, they are set thirdly because of their role according to Proverbs 24 to …
“ … and by knowledge shall the chambers [of the house/church] be filled with all precious and pleasant riches [of God’s truths and holy pearls].” (Proverbs 24:4).
If you back up to verse 3 it says wisdom (the apostolic) builds first and understanding (the prophetic) establishes the house secondly.