Christ, The High Priest

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Hebrews 5:6

As he also says in another place, "You are a priest forever according to the order of Melchizedek."

Hebrews 7:15

This point is even more obvious in that another priest who is like Melchizedek has appeared

Hebrews 7:11

Now if perfection could have been attained through the Levitical priesthood for on this basis the people received the Law what further need would there be to speak of appointing another kind of priest according to the order of Melchizedek, not one according to the order of Aaron?

Hebrews 7:23

There have been many priests, since each one of them had to stop serving in office when he died.

Hebrews 3:2

He was faithful to the one who appointed him, just as Moses was in all God's household,

Hebrews 7:27

He has no need to offer sacrifices every day like high priests do, first for his own sins and then for those of the people, since he did this once for all when he sacrificed himself.

Hebrews 4:14

Therefore, since we have a great high priest who has gone to heaven, Jesus the Son of God, let us live our lives consistent with our confession of faith.

Hebrews 10:12

But when this priest had offered for all time one sacrifice for sins, "he sat down at the right hand of God."

Hebrews 9:24

For the Messiah did not go into a sanctuary made by human hands that is merely a copy of the true one, but into heaven itself, to appear now in God's presence on our behalf.

Acts 3:26

When God raised up his servant, he sent him first to you to bless you by turning every one of you from your evil ways."

Zechariah 6:13

Yes, he will indeed rebuild the Temple of the LORD, and he will exalt its majesty by sitting and ruling on his throne. He will serve as priest on his throne, and no contention will exist between them.

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Christ, the high priest » After the order of melchizedek

Hebrews 5:6

As he also says in another place, "You are a priest forever according to the order of Melchizedek."

Hebrews 7:15

This point is even more obvious in that another priest who is like Melchizedek has appeared

Hebrews 7:17

For it is declared about him, "You are a priest forever according to the order of Melchizedek."

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

Hebrews 7:11

Now if perfection could have been attained through the Levitical priesthood for on this basis the people received the Law what further need would there be to speak of appointing another kind of priest according to the order of Melchizedek, not one according to the order of Aaron?

Hebrews 7:16

who was appointed to be a priest, not on the basis of a genealogical registry, but rather on the power of an indestructible life.

Hebrews 8:1-2

Now the main point in what we are saying is this: we do have this kind of high priest, who sat down at the right hand of the throne of the Majesty in heaven and who serves in the sanctuary, the true tent set up by the Lord and not by any human.

Christ, the high priest » Offered sacrifice but once

Hebrews 7:27

He has no need to offer sacrifices every day like high priests do, first for his own sins and then for those of the people, since he did this once for all when he sacrificed himself.

Hebrews 9:25-26

Nor did he go into heaven to sacrifice himself again and again, the way the high priest goes into the Holy Place every year with blood that is not his own. Then he would have had to suffer repeatedly since the creation of the world. But now, at the end of the ages, he has appeared once for all to remove sin by his sacrifice.

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

Hebrews 9:23

Thus it was necessary for these earthly copies of the things in heaven to be cleansed by these sacrifices, but the heavenly things themselves are made clean with better sacrifices than these.

Hebrews 9:13-14

For if the blood of goats and bulls and the ashes of a heifer sprinkled on those who are unclean purifies them physically, how much more will the blood of the Messiah, who through the eternal Spirit offered himself unblemished to God, cleanse our consciences from dead actions so that we may serve the living God!

Christ, the high priest » Entered into heaven

Hebrews 10:12

But when this priest had offered for all time one sacrifice for sins, "he sat down at the right hand of God."

Hebrews 4:14

Therefore, since we have a great high priest who has gone to heaven, Jesus the Son of God, let us live our lives consistent with our confession of faith.

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

Christ, the high priest » Offered himself a sacrifice

Hebrews 9:26

Then he would have had to suffer repeatedly since the creation of the world. But now, at the end of the ages, he has appeared once for all to remove sin by his sacrifice.

Christ, the high priest » Intercedes

Hebrews 9:24

For the Messiah did not go into a sanctuary made by human hands that is merely a copy of the true one, but into heaven itself, to appear now in God's presence on our behalf.

Christ, the high priest » Blesses

Numbers 6:23-26

"Teach Aaron and his sons to bless the Israelis: May the LORD bless you and guard you. May the LORD's face enlighten you and bestow favor on you. read more.
May the LORD turn to face you, lavishing peace on you!

Acts 3:26

When God raised up his servant, he sent him first to you to bless you by turning every one of you from your evil ways."

Christ, the high priest » Has an unchangeable priesthood

Hebrews 7:28

For the Law appoints as high priests men who are weak, but the promised oath, which came after the Law, results in a Son who is eternally perfect.

Hebrews 7:23

There have been many priests, since each one of them had to stop serving in office when he died.

Christ, the high priest » Appointed and called by God

Hebrews 5:4-5

No one takes this honor upon himself but he is called to it by God, just as Aaron was. In the same way, the Messiah did not take upon himself the glory of being a high priest. No, it was God who said to him, "You are my Son. Today I have become your Father."

Christ, the high priest » Is of unblemished purity

Hebrews 7:28

For the Law appoints as high priests men who are weak, but the promised oath, which came after the Law, results in a Son who is eternally perfect.

Christ, the high priest » Typified

Genesis 14:18-20

King Melchizedek of Salem brought out bread and wine, since he was serving as the priest of God Most High. Melchizedek blessed Abram and said, "Abram is blessed by God Most High, Creator of heaven and earth, and blessed be God Most High, who has delivered your enemies into your control." Then Abram gave him a tenth of everything.

Christ, the high priest » Consecrated with an oath

Hebrews 7:20-21

Now none of this happened without an oath. Others became priests without any oath, but Jesus became a priest with an oath when God told him, "The Lord has taken an oath and will not change his mind. You are a priest forever."

Christ, the high priest » On his throne

Zechariah 6:13

Yes, he will indeed rebuild the Temple of the LORD, and he will exalt its majesty by sitting and ruling on his throne. He will serve as priest on his throne, and no contention will exist between them.

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

Hebrews 4:14

Therefore, since we have a great high priest who has gone to heaven, Jesus the Son of God, let us live our lives consistent with our confession of faith.

Christ, the high priest » Needed no sacrifice for himself

Hebrews 7:27

He has no need to offer sacrifices every day like high priests do, first for his own sins and then for those of the people, since he did this once for all when he sacrificed himself.

Christ, the high priest » Obtained redemption for us

Christ, the high priest » Made reconciliation

Christ, the high priest » Faithful

Hebrews 3:2

He was faithful to the one who appointed him, just as Moses was in all God's household,

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