The Order of Melchizedek

The Order of Melchizedek

There is no Bible character so mysterious as the person of Melchizedek. Abraham met him on his return from battle in Genesis 14. It would be easy to forget him were it not for the fact that his name appears in four passages of Scripture.

What is significant about this Old Testament character is his connection with Christ. Jesus would become a priest not of the Old Testament order of Aaron but rather of the order of Melchizedek. The book of Hebrews tells us that Melchizedek’s priestly order was better than the priestly order of Aaron and the Levites of the Old Testament.

In this latest study posted to the Online Reading Library, we will examine the four passages of Scripture that speak about Melchizedek with the attempt to bring some clarity to his character and priesthood. Check it out at

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