- a piece of legislation enacted by a municipal authority.”a city ordinance banned smoking in nearly all types of restaurants”
- an authoritative order; a decree.synonyms: edict, decree, law, injunction, fiat, command, order, rule, ruling, dictum, dictate, directive, mandate, enactment, statute, act, canon, regulation, ukase, pronunciamento
- a prescribed religious rite.”Talmudic ordinances”synonyms: rite, ritual, ceremony, sacrament, observance, service, usage, institution, practice
After the consecratory prayer, the newly ordained is vested with the stole and chasuble of those belonging to the Ministerial Priesthood and then the bishop anoints his hands with chrism before presenting him with the chalice and paten which he will use when presiding at the Eucharist.
who can ordain a pastor?
The stake president (or someone under his direction) may ordain the person to the office of high priest, or he may authorize another high priest to do so. Only high priests may stand in the circle. The bishop (or someone under his direction) may ordain the person to the office of deacon, teacher, or priest.
27After their return to Jerusalem, Jesus was walking in the temple courts, and the chief priests, scribes, and elders came up to Him. 28“By what authority are You doing these things?” they asked. “And who gave You the authority to do them?”
31They deliberated among themselves what they should answer: “If we say, ‘From heaven,’ He will ask, ‘Why then did you not believe him?’ 32But if we say, ‘From men’…” they were afraid of the people, for they all held that John truly was a prophet. 33So they answered, “We do not know.”
1Then Jesus began to speak to them in parables: “A man planted a vineyard. He put a wall around it, dug a wine vat, and built a watchtower. Then he rented it out to some tenants and went away on a journey.
4Then he sent them another servant, and they struck him over the head and treated him shamefully.
5He sent still another, and this one they killed.
6Finally, having one beloved son, he sent him to them. ‘They will respect my son,’ he said.
‘The stone the builders rejected
11This is from the Lord,
and it is marvelous in our eyes’a?”
Mark 15:10, KJV: “For he knew that the chief priests had delivered him for envy.”