“And God has appointed these in the church: first apostles, second prophets, third teachers…” (1 Corinthians 12:28). This does not describe a hierarchy, but a divine order. Apostles are first in that order.”
I have seen this work itself out in various ways, but I suspect that the author of this quote meant first in:
What do you think of the quote?
For a related post, see: “7 Debilitating Lies Of The Covering Doctrine.”