LEITOURGIA (Exodus 38:27; 39:12 from the Septuagint/ the Greek version of Old Testament) In English it is the word Liturgy. It means “a public service or duty to the state.” For the believer it is our daily duty of worship in the Kingdom of God. This word comes from the words “leitos” meaning “people or public” And “ergo” meaning “to do or perform’.
It’s verb LEITOURGEO is used for the public service of the tabernacle or temple. (Exodus 38:27; 1 Chronicles 6:10) It is the religious function or duties of worship of the priesthood in the temple. (Joel 1:9; 2:17) In the New Testament this meaning has become well established. In the book of Luke 1:23, it is John the Baptist’s father, Zachary that has gone home after his “days of liturgy’ are over.
And in Hebrews 8:6, the Lord Jesus Christ our High Priest “has obtained a better liturgy” than that of the Old Covenant /liturgy. And because we are made to become kings and priest by the blood of our Lord. (Revelation 1:6) We are partakers of a better and new priesthood and we share in our daily duties of liturgy in our temple-lives to God. (Hebrews 7:12, 24; 1 Peter 2:5, 9; Romans 12:1)