Christ, The High Priest

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Hebrews 5:6

just as also in another [place] he says, "You [are] a priest {forever} according to the order of Melchizedek,"

Hebrews 7:15

And it is still more clear, if another priest according to the likeness of Melchizedek arises,

Hebrews 7:11

Thus if perfection was through the Levitical priesthood, for on the basis of it the people received the law, what further need [is there] for another priest to arise according to the order of Melchizedek and not said to be according to the order of Aaron?

Hebrews 7:23

And indeed many {have become} priests, because they were prevented by death from continuing [in office],

Hebrews 7:27

who does not {need every day} like the former high priests to offer up sacrifices for his own sins [and] then for the [sins] of the people, because he did this once for all [when he] offered up himself.

Hebrews 10:12

But this one, [after he] had offered one sacrifice for sins for all time, sat down at the right hand of God,

Hebrews 9:24

For Christ did not enter into a sanctuary made by hands, a [mere] copy of the true [one], but into heaven itself, now to appear in the presence of God on our behalf,

Acts 3:26

God, [after he] had raised up his servant, sent him to you first, to bless you by turning each [of you] back from your wickedness!"

Zechariah 6:13

And he will build the temple of Yahweh, and he will bear majesty and will sit and rule on his throne. And he shall be a priest on his throne, and the counsel of peace will be between the two of them." '

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Christ, the high priest » After the order of melchizedek

Hebrews 5:6

just as also in another [place] he says, "You [are] a priest {forever} according to the order of Melchizedek,"

Hebrews 7:15

And it is still more clear, if another priest according to the likeness of Melchizedek arises,

Hebrews 7:17

For it is testified, "You [are] a priest {forever} according to the order of Melchizedek."

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

Hebrews 8:6

But now he has attained a more excellent ministry, by as much as he is also mediator of a better covenant which has been enacted upon better promises.

Hebrews 7:11

Thus if perfection was through the Levitical priesthood, for on the basis of it the people received the law, what further need [is there] for another priest to arise according to the order of Melchizedek and not said to be according to the order of Aaron?

Hebrews 7:16

who has become [a priest] not according to a law of physical requirement, but according to the power of an indestructible life.

Hebrews 8:1-2

Now [this is] the main point in what has been said: we have a high priest such as this, who sat down at the right hand of the throne of the Majesty in heaven, a minister of the sanctuary and of the true tabernacle which the Lord set up, not man.

Christ, the high priest » Offered sacrifice but once

Hebrews 7:27

who does not {need every day} like the former high priests to offer up sacrifices for his own sins [and] then for the [sins] of the people, because he did this once for all [when he] offered up himself.

Hebrews 9:25-26

and not in order that he can offer himself many times, as the high priest enters into the sanctuary {year by year} with blood not his own, since it would have been necessary for him to suffer many times from the foundation of the world, but now he has appeared once at the end of the ages for the removal of sin by the sacrifice of himself.

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

Hebrews 9:23

Therefore [it was] necessary [for] the sketches of the [things] in heaven to be purified with these [sacrifices], but the heavenly [things] themselves [to be purified] with better sacrifices than these.

Hebrews 9:13-14

For if the blood of goats and bulls and the ashes of a young cow sprinkled on those who are defiled sanctify [them] for the ritual purity of the flesh, how much more will the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered himself without blemish to God, cleanse our consciences from dead works to serve [the] living God?

Christ, the high priest » Entered into heaven

Hebrews 10:12

But this one, [after he] had offered one sacrifice for sins for all time, sat down 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 it would have been necessary for him to suffer many times from the foundation of the world, but now he has appeared once at the end of the ages for the removal of sin by the sacrifice of himself.

Christ, the high priest » Intercedes

Hebrews 9:24

For Christ did not enter into a sanctuary made by hands, a [mere] copy of the true [one], but into heaven itself, now to appear in the presence of God on our behalf,

Christ, the high priest » Blesses

Numbers 6:23-26

"Speak to Aaron and his sons, saying, 'You will bless the {Israelites}: You will say to them: Yahweh will bless you and keep you; Yahweh will make shine his face on you and be gracious to you; read more.
Yahweh will lift up his face upon you, and he will give you peace.'

Acts 3:26

God, [after he] had raised up his servant, sent him to you first, to bless you by turning each [of you] back from your wickedness!"

Christ, the high priest » Has an unchangeable priesthood

Hebrews 7:28

For the law appoints men [as] high priests who have weakness, but the statement of the oath, after the law, [appoints] a Son, who is made perfect {forever}.

Hebrews 7:23

And indeed many {have become} priests, because they were prevented by death from continuing [in office],

Christ, the high priest » Appointed and called by God

Hebrews 5:4-5

And someone does not take for himself the honor, but is called by God, just as Aaron also [was]. Thus also Christ did not glorify himself to become high priest, but the one who said to him, "You are my Son, today I have begotten you,"

Christ, the high priest » Is of unblemished purity

Hebrews 7:28

For the law appoints men [as] high priests who have weakness, but the statement of the oath, after the law, [appoints] a Son, who is made perfect {forever}.

Christ, the high priest » Typified

Genesis 14:18-20

And Melchizedek, the king of Salem, brought out bread and wine. (He was the priest of God Most High). And he blessed him and said, "Blessed [be] Abram by God Most High, Maker of heaven and earth. And blessed [be] God Most High who delivered your enemies into your hand." And he gave to him a tenth of everything.

Christ, the high priest » Consecrated with an oath

Hebrews 7:20-21

And by as much as [this was] not without an oath (for these on the one hand {have become priests} without an oath, but he with an oath by the one who said to him, "The Lord has sworn and will not change his mind, 'You [are] a priest {forever}'"),

Christ, the high priest » On his throne

Zechariah 6:13

And he will build the temple of Yahweh, and he will bear majesty and will sit and rule on his throne. And he shall be a priest on his throne, and the counsel of peace will be between the two of them." '

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

Christ, the high priest » Needed no sacrifice for himself

Hebrews 7:27

who does not {need every day} like the former high priests to offer up sacrifices for his own sins [and] then for the [sins] of the people, because he did this once for all [when he] offered up himself.

Christ, the high priest » Obtained redemption for us

Christ, the high priest » Made reconciliation

Christ, the high priest » Faithful