Sermon 3/17/2024: “Eternal Priest”

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Jeremiah 31:31-34; Hebrews 5:5-10


  1. Only three books of the Bible mention Melchizedek
  2. The New Testament says more about Melchizedek than the Old Testament
  3. Melchizedek is a contemporary of Abraham
  4. Melchizedek has no recorded family
  5. Melchizedek was a priest of God Most High
  6. Melchizedek blessed Abraham, who tithed to Melchizedek
  7. Melchizedek is the king of Salem (Jeru/salem means “city of peace.”
  8. Melchizedek’s name means “king of righteousness”
  9. The order of Melchizedek is royal and everlasting
  10. Melchizedek was greater than Abraham and Aaron

Jesus was “designated by God a high priest after the order of Melchizedek” (Hebrews 5;10). Melchizedek is not a personal name, it is a title or office.

The Christological interpretation of this Old Testament character is a prefiguration or prototype of Christ, who is Himself, eternal.

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