19 Bible Verses about

Christ, The High Priest

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Hebrews 7:15

And this is even more clear if a second priest has come up who is like Melchizedek,

Hebrews 7:11

Now if it was possible for things to be made complete through the priests of the house of Levi (for the law was given to the people in connection with them), what need was there for another priest who was of the order of Melchizedek and not of the order of Aaron?

Hebrews 7:23

And it is true that there have been a great number of those priests, because death does not let them go on for ever;

Hebrews 3:2

Who kept faith with God who gave him his place, even as Moses did in all his house.

Hebrews 7:27

Who has no need to make offerings for sins every day, like those high priests, first for himself, and then for the people; because he did this once and for ever when he made an offering of himself.

Hebrews 10:12

But when Jesus had made one offering for sins for ever, he took his place at the right hand of God;

Hebrews 9:24

For Christ did not go into a holy place which had been made by men's hands as the copy of the true one; but he went into heaven itself, and now takes his place before the face of God for us.

Acts 3:26

To you, first, God sent his servant, blessing you by turning every one of you from his sins.

Zechariah 6:13

And he will be the builder of the Temple of the Lord; and the glory will be his, and he will take his place as ruler on the seat of power; and Joshua will be a priest at his right hand, and between them there will be a design of peace.

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Christ, the high priest » After the order of melchizedek

Hebrews 7:15

And this is even more clear if a second priest has come up who is like Melchizedek,

Hebrews 7:17

For it has been witnessed of him, You are a priest for ever after the order of Melchizedek.

Christ, the high priest » Superior to aaron and the levitical priests

Hebrews 8:6

But now his position as priest is higher. because through him God has made a better agreement with man, based on the giving of better things.

Hebrews 7:11

Now if it was possible for things to be made complete through the priests of the house of Levi (for the law was given to the people in connection with them), what need was there for another priest who was of the order of Melchizedek and not of the order of Aaron?

Hebrews 7:16

That is to say, not made by a law based on the flesh, but by the power of a life without end:

Hebrews 8:1-2

Now of the things we are saying this is the chief point: We have such a high priest, who has taken his place at the right hand of God's high seat of glory in heaven, As a servant of the holy things and of the true Tent, which was put up by God, not by man.

Christ, the high priest » Offered sacrifice but once

Hebrews 7:27

Who has no need to make offerings for sins every day, like those high priests, first for himself, and then for the people; because he did this once and for ever when he made an offering of himself.

Hebrews 9:25-26

And he did not have to make an offering of himself again and again, as the high priest goes into the holy place every year with blood which is not his; For then he would have undergone a number of deaths from the time of the making of the world: but now he has come to us at the end of the old order, to put away sin by the offering of himself.

Christ, the high priest » His sacrifice superior to all others

Hebrews 9:23

For this cause it was necessary to make the copies of the things in heaven clean with these offerings; but the things themselves are made clean with better offerings than these.

Hebrews 9:13-14

For if the blood of goats and oxen, and the dust from the burning of a young cow, being put on the unclean, make the flesh clean: How much more will the blood of Christ, who, being without sin, made an offering of himself to God through the Holy Spirit, make your hearts clean from dead works to be servants of the living God?

Christ, the high priest » Entered into heaven

Hebrews 10:12

But when Jesus had made one offering for sins for ever, he took his place at the right hand of God;

Christ, the high priest » Sympathizes with those who are tempted

Christ, the high priest » Offered himself a sacrifice

Hebrews 9:26

For then he would have undergone a number of deaths from the time of the making of the world: but now he has come to us at the end of the old order, to put away sin by the offering of himself.

Christ, the high priest » Intercedes

Hebrews 9:24

For Christ did not go into a holy place which had been made by men's hands as the copy of the true one; but he went into heaven itself, and now takes his place before the face of God for us.

Christ, the high priest » Blesses

Numbers 6:23-26

Say to Aaron and his sons, These are the words of blessing which are to be used by you in blessing the children of Israel; say to them, May the Lord send his blessing on you and keep you: May the light of the Lord's face be shining on you in grace: read more.
May the Lord's approval be resting on you and may he give you peace.

Acts 3:26

To you, first, God sent his servant, blessing you by turning every one of you from his sins.

Christ, the high priest » Has an unchangeable priesthood

Hebrews 7:28

The law makes high priests of men who are feeble; but the word of the oath, which was made after the law, gives that position to a Son, in whom all good is for ever complete.

Hebrews 7:23

And it is true that there have been a great number of those priests, because death does not let them go on for ever;

Christ, the high priest » Appointed and called by God

Hebrews 5:4-5

And no man who is not given authority by God, as Aaron was, takes this honour for himself. In the same way Christ did not take for himself the glory of being made a high priest, but was given it by him who said, You are my Son, this day I have given you being:

Christ, the high priest » Is of unblemished purity

Hebrews 7:28

The law makes high priests of men who are feeble; but the word of the oath, which was made after the law, gives that position to a Son, in whom all good is for ever complete.

Christ, the high priest » Typified

Genesis 14:18-20

And Melchizedek, king of Salem, the priest of the Most High God, took bread and wine, And blessing him, said, May the blessing of the Most High God, maker of heaven and earth, be on Abram: And let the Most High God be praised, who has given into your hands those who were against you. Then Abram gave him a tenth of all the goods he had taken.

Christ, the high priest » Consecrated with an oath

Hebrews 7:20-21

And as this is not without the taking of an oath (For those were made priests without an oath, but this one was made a priest with an oath by him who says of him, The Lord gave his oath, which he will not take back, that you are a priest for ever);

Christ, the high priest » On his throne

Zechariah 6:13

And he will be the builder of the Temple of the Lord; and the glory will be his, and he will take his place as ruler on the seat of power; and Joshua will be a priest at his right hand, and between them there will be a design of peace.

Christ, the high priest » Appointment of, and encouragement to steadfastness

Christ, the high priest » Needed no sacrifice for himself

Hebrews 7:27

Who has no need to make offerings for sins every day, like those high priests, first for himself, and then for the people; because he did this once and for ever when he made an offering of himself.

Christ, the high priest » Obtained redemption for us

Christ, the high priest » Made reconciliation

Christ, the high priest » Faithful

Hebrews 3:2

Who kept faith with God who gave him his place, even as Moses did in all his house.



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