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20 Bible Verses about Christ, The High Priest

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Hebrews 7:15

And it is yet far more manifest: if there arises another priest who is like unto Melchisedec,

Hebrews 7:11

If therefore perfection were by the Levitical priesthood (for under it the people received the law), what further need was there that another priest should rise after the order of Melchisedec and not be called after the order of Aaron?

Hebrews 7:23

And the others, truly, were many priests because they were not able to continue by reason of death:

Hebrews 3:2

who was faithful to him that appointed him over all his house, as also Moses was faithful.

Hebrews 7:27

who needs not daily, as those high priests, to offer up sacrifice, first for his own sins and then for the people's; for this he did once, when he offered up himself.

Hebrews 10:12

but this man, after he had offered one sacrifice for sins for ever, is seated at the right hand of God,

Hebrews 9:24

For Christ is not entered into the sanctuary made with hands (which is a figure of the true), but into the heaven itself, now to appear in the presence of God for us,

Acts 3:26

Unto you first, God, having raised up his Son Jesus, sent him to bless you, that each one of you might turn from his iniquities.

Zechariah 6:13

He shall build the temple of the LORD, 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 7:15

And it is yet far more manifest: if there arises another priest who is like unto Melchisedec,

Hebrews 7:17

for the testimony is of this manner, Thou art a priest for ever after the order of Melchisedec.

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

Hebrews 7:11

If therefore perfection were by the Levitical priesthood (for under it the people received the law), what further need was there that another priest should rise after the order of Melchisedec and not be called after the order of Aaron?

Hebrews 7:16

who is not made according to the law of a carnal commandment, but by the virtue of an indissoluble life;

Hebrews 8:1-2

Now of the things which we have spoken, this is the sum: We have such a high priest who sat down at the right hand of the throne of the Majesty in the heavens, a minister of the sanctuary and of the true tabernacle, which the Lord pitched, and not man.

Christ, the high priest » Offered sacrifice but once

Hebrews 7:27

who needs not daily, as those high priests, to offer up sacrifice, first for his own sins and then for the people's; for this he did once, when he offered up himself.

Hebrews 9:25-26

nor yet that he should offer himself many times (as the high priest enters into the sanctuary each year with blood that is not his own); otherwise it would have been necessary for him to suffer many times since the foundation of the world; but now once in the consummation of the ages he has appeared to abolish sin by the sacrifice of himself.

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

Hebrews 9:23

So that it was necessary that the figures of the heavenly things should be purified with these, but the heavenly things themselves with better sacrifices than these.

Hebrews 9:13-14

For if the blood of bulls and of goats and the ashes of a heifer sprinkling the unclean, sanctified to the purifying of the flesh, how much more shall the blood of the Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered himself without spot to God, purge your conscience from the works of death to serve the living God?

Christ, the high priest » Entered into heaven

Hebrews 10:12

but this man, after he had offered one sacrifice for sins for ever, is seated 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

otherwise it would have been necessary for him to suffer many times since the foundation of the world; but now once in the consummation of the ages he has appeared to abolish sin by the sacrifice of himself.

Christ, the high priest » Intercedes

Hebrews 9:24

For Christ is not entered into the sanctuary made with hands (which is a figure of the true), but into the heaven itself, now to appear in the presence of God for us,

Christ, the high priest » Blesses

Numbers 6:23-26

Speak unto Aaron and unto his sons, saying, Thus shall ye bless the sons of Israel, saying unto them, The LORD bless thee and keep thee; the LORD make his face shine upon thee and have mercy on thee; read more.
the LORD lift up his face upon thee, and place peace in thee.

Acts 3:26

Unto you first, God, having raised up his Son Jesus, sent him to bless you, that each one of you might turn from his iniquities.

Christ, the high priest » Has an unchangeable priesthood

Hebrews 7:28

For the law makes men high priests who have weakness; but the word of the oath, which was after the law, has made perfect a Son forever.

Hebrews 7:23

And the others, truly, were many priests because they were not able to continue by reason of death:

Christ, the high priest » Appointed and called by God

Hebrews 5:4-5

And no one takes this honour unto himself, but he that is called of God, as was Aaron. So also the Christ did not glorify himself to make himself high priest; but he that said unto him, Thou art my Son; today have I begotten thee.

Christ, the high priest » Is of unblemished purity

Hebrews 7:28

For the law makes men high priests who have weakness; but the word of the oath, which was after the law, has made perfect a Son forever.

Christ, the high priest » Typified

Genesis 14:18-20

Then Melchizedek, king of Salem, brought forth bread and wine, for he was the priest of the most high God. And he blessed him and said, Blessed be Abram of the most high God, possessor of the heavens and of the earth; and blessed be the most high God, who has delivered thine enemies into thy hand. And Abram gave him tithes of all.

Christ, the high priest » Consecrated with an oath

Hebrews 7:20-21

And even more, inasmuch as it is not without an oath (for the others indeed without an oath were made priests, but this one with an oath by him that said unto him, The Lord swore and will not repent, Thou art a priest for ever after the order of Melchisedec);

Christ, the high priest » On his throne

Zechariah 6:13

He shall build the temple of the LORD, 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 needs not daily, as those high priests, to offer up sacrifice, first for his own sins and then for the people's; for this he did once, when he offered up himself.

Christ, the high priest » Obtained redemption for us

Christ, the high priest » Made reconciliation

Christ, the high priest » Faithful

Hebrews 3:2

who was faithful to him that appointed him over all his house, as also Moses was faithful.