Father, we thank You for our Great High Priest who was so willing to become the Sacrificial Lamb of God to take away the sins of the World. Lord Jesus, You are worth to stand in Your Office as our Great High Priest, for You are our Chief Intercessor, our Lord of Righteousness and Prince of Peace, to the glory of God our Father to whom belongs all the glory and praise both now and forever more, in Jesus’ Name we pray, Amen.
Beloved, concerning this Melchizedek, king of Salem, priest of the Most High God, who met Abraham returning from the slaughter of the kings and blessed him, for it was to this king whom Abraham gave a tenth part of all he had, was first translated as “king of righteousness,” and then also as king of Salem which means “king of peace,’ who, by the way was without father, without mother, without genealogy, having neither beginning of days or end of life, but made like the Son of God, remains a priest continually (See Genesis 14:18-20).
Beloved, consider how great this man was to whom even the patriot Abraham gave a tenth of all his spoils (plunder), and indeed those who are of the sons of Levi, who receive the priesthood, have a commandment to receive tithes from the people according to the law, that is, from their brethren, though they have come…
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