Christ, The High Priest

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Hebrews 5:6

Even as also in another place he says, Thou art a priest for ever according to the order of Melchisedec.

Hebrews 7:15

And it is yet more abundantly evident, since a different priest arises according to the similitude of Melchisedec,

Hebrews 7:11

If indeed then perfection were by the Levitical priesthood, for the people had their law given to them in connexion with it, what need was there still that a different priest should arise according to the order of Melchisedec, and not be named after the order of Aaron?

Hebrews 7:23

And they have been many priests, on account of being hindered from continuing by death;

Hebrews 7:27

who has not day by day need, as the high priests, first to offer up sacrifices for his own sins, then for those of the people; for this he did once for all in having offered up himself.

Hebrews 10:12

But he, having offered one sacrifice for sins, sat down in perpetuity at the right hand of God,

Hebrews 9:24

For the Christ is not entered into holy places made with hand, figures of the true, but into heaven itself, now to appear before the face of God for us:

Acts 3:26

To you first God, having raised up his servant, has sent him, blessing you in turning each one of you from your wickedness.

Zechariah 6:13

even he shall build the temple of Jehovah; and he shall bear the glory, and shall sit and rule upon his throne; and he shall be a priest upon his throne; and the counsel of peace shall be between them both.

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Christ, the high priest » After the order of melchizedek

Hebrews 5:6

Even as also in another place he says, Thou art a priest for ever according to the order of Melchisedec.

Hebrews 7:15

And it is yet more abundantly evident, since a different priest arises according to the similitude of Melchisedec,

Hebrews 7:17

For it is borne witness, Thou art a priest for ever according to the order of Melchisedec.

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

Hebrews 8:6

But now he has got a more excellent ministry, by so much as he is mediator of a better covenant, which is established on the footing of better promises.

Hebrews 7:11

If indeed then perfection were by the Levitical priesthood, for the people had their law given to them in connexion with it, what need was there still that a different priest should arise according to the order of Melchisedec, and not be named after the order of Aaron?

Hebrews 7:16

who has been constituted not according to law of fleshly commandment, but according to power of indissoluble life.

Hebrews 8:1-2

Now a summary of the things of which we are speaking is, We have such a one high priest who has sat down on the right hand of the throne of the greatness in the heavens; minister of the holy places and of the true tabernacle, which the Lord has pitched, and not man.

Christ, the high priest » Offered sacrifice but once

Hebrews 7:27

who has not day by day need, as the high priests, first to offer up sacrifices for his own sins, then for those of the people; for this he did once for all in having offered up himself.

Hebrews 9:25-26

nor in order that he should offer himself often, as the high priest enters into the holy places every year with blood not his own; since he had then been obliged often to suffer from the foundation of the world. But now once in the consummation of the ages he has been manifested for the putting away of sin by his sacrifice.

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

Hebrews 9:23

It was necessary then that the figurative representations of the things in the heavens should be purified with these; but the heavenly things themselves with sacrifices better than these.

Hebrews 9:13-14

For if the blood of goats and bulls, and a heifer's ashes sprinkling the defiled, sanctifies for the purity of the flesh, how much rather shall the blood of the Christ, who by the eternal Spirit offered himself spotless to God, purify your conscience from dead works to worship the living God?

Christ, the high priest » Entered into heaven

Hebrews 10:12

But he, having offered one sacrifice for sins, sat down in perpetuity 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

since he had then been obliged often to suffer from the foundation of the world. But now once in the consummation of the ages he has been manifested for the putting away of sin by his sacrifice.

Christ, the high priest » Intercedes

Hebrews 9:24

For the Christ is not entered into holy places made with hand, figures of the true, but into heaven itself, now to appear before the face of God for us:

Christ, the high priest » Blesses

Numbers 6:23-26

Speak unto Aaron and unto his sons, saying, On this wise ye shall bless the children of Israel: saying unto them, Jehovah bless thee, and keep thee; Jehovah make his face shine upon thee, and be gracious unto thee; read more.
Jehovah lift up his countenance upon thee, and give thee peace.

Acts 3:26

To you first God, having raised up his servant, has sent him, blessing you in turning each one of you from your wickedness.

Christ, the high priest » Has an unchangeable priesthood

Hebrews 7:28

For the law constitutes men high priests, having infirmity; but the word of the swearing of the oath which is after the law, a Son perfected for ever.

Hebrews 7:23

And they have been many priests, on account of being hindered from continuing by death;

Christ, the high priest » Appointed and called by God

Hebrews 5:4-5

And no one takes the honour to himself but as called by God, even as Aaron also. Thus the Christ also has not glorified himself to be made a high priest; but he who had said to him, Thou art my Son, I have to-day begotten thee.

Christ, the high priest » Is of unblemished purity

Hebrews 7:28

For the law constitutes men high priests, having infirmity; but the word of the swearing of the oath which is after the law, a Son perfected for ever.

Christ, the high priest » Typified

Genesis 14:18-20

And Melchisedec king of Salem brought out bread and wine. And he was priest of the Most High God. And he blessed him, and said, Blessed be Abram of the Most High God, possessor of heavens and earth. And blessed be the Most High God, who has delivered thine enemies into thy hand. And he gave him the tenth of all.

Christ, the high priest » Consecrated with an oath

Hebrews 7:20-21

And by how much it was not without the swearing of an oath; (for they are become priests without the swearing of an oath, but he with the swearing of an oath, by him who said, as to him, The Lord has sworn, and will not repent of it, Thou art priest for ever according to the order of Melchisedec;)

Christ, the high priest » On his throne

Zechariah 6:13

even he shall build the temple of Jehovah; and he shall bear the glory, and shall sit and rule upon his throne; and he shall be a priest upon his throne; and the counsel of peace shall be between them both.

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

Christ, the high priest » Needed no sacrifice for himself

Hebrews 7:27

who has not day by day need, as the high priests, first to offer up sacrifices for his own sins, then for those of the people; for this he did once for all in having offered up himself.

Christ, the high priest » Obtained redemption for us

Christ, the high priest » Made reconciliation

Christ, the high priest » Faithful