Paul reminds Timothy that the
imposition of hands on another
is not to be taken lightly.
1 Timothy 5:22
Do not lay hands too readily on anyone, and do not
share in another's sins.
Paul himself was ordered or
ordained by the leaders of the
Church at Antioch.
While they were worshipping the
Lord and fasting, the holy Spirit said,
"Set apart for me Barnabas and Saul
for the work to which I have called
them." Then, completing their fasting
and prayer, they laid hands
on them and sent them off.