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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 evident: that after the similitude of Melchizedek there arises another priest,

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 Melchizedek, and not be called after the order of Aaron?

Hebrews 7:23

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

Hebrews 3:2

Who was faithful to him that appointed him, as also Moses was faithful in all his house.

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 forever, sat down on the right hand of God;

Hebrews 9:24

For Christ has not entered into the holy places made with hands, which are the figures of the true; but into 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, in turning away every one of you from his iniquities.

Zechariah 6:13

Even 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 evident: that after the similitude of Melchizedek there arises another priest,

Hebrews 7:17

For he testifies, You are a priest forever after the order of Melchizedek.

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

Hebrews 8:6

But now has he obtained a more excellent ministry, by how much also he is the mediator of a better covenant, which was established upon better promises.

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 Melchizedek, and not be called after the order of Aaron?

Hebrews 7:16

Who is made, not after the law of a carnal commandment, but after the power of an endless 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 on 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 often, as the high priest enters into the holy place every year with blood of others; For then must he often have suffered since the foundation of the world: but now once in the end of the age has he appeared to put away sin by the sacrifice of himself.

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

Hebrews 9:23

It was therefore necessary that the patterns of things in the heavens 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, sanctifies to the purifying of the flesh: How much more shall the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered himself without spot to God, purge your conscience from dead works 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 forever, sat down on 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 must he often have suffered since the foundation of the world: but now once in the end of the age has he appeared to put away sin by the sacrifice of himself.

Christ, the high priest » Intercedes

Hebrews 9:24

For Christ has not entered into the holy places made with hands, which are the figures of the true; but into 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, In this way you shall bless the children of Israel, saying unto them, The LORD bless you, and keep you: The LORD make his face shine upon you, and be gracious unto you: read more.
The LORD lift up his countenance upon you, and give you peace.

Acts 3:26

Unto you first God, having raised up his Son Jesus, sent him to bless you, in turning away every one of you 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 since the law, makes the Son, who is consecrated forevermore.

Hebrews 7:23

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

Christ, the high priest » Appointed and called by God

Hebrews 5:4-5

And no man takes this honor unto himself, but he that is called of God, as was Aaron. So also Christ glorified not himself to be made a high priest; but he that said unto him, You are my Son, today have I begotten you.

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 since the law, makes the Son, who is consecrated forevermore.

Christ, the high priest » Typified

Genesis 14:18-20

And Melchizedek king of Salem brought forth bread and wine: and 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 heaven and earth: And blessed be the most high God, who has delivered your enemies into your hand. And he gave him tithes of all.

Christ, the high priest » Consecrated with an oath

Hebrews 7:20-21

And since it was not without an oath he was made priest: (For those priests were made without an oath; but this with an oath by him that said unto him, The Lord swore and will not change, you are a priest forever after the order of Melchizedek:)

Christ, the high priest » On his throne

Zechariah 6:13

Even 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, as also Moses was faithful in all his house.