Christ, The High Priest

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Hebrews 7:15

This is yet more abundantly evident, if after the likeness of Melchizedek there arises another priest,

Hebrews 7:11

Now if there was perfection through the Levitical priesthood (for under it the people have received the law), what further need was there for another priest to arise after the order of Melchizedek, and not be called after the order of Aaron?

Hebrews 7:23

Many, indeed, have been made priests, because they are hindered from continuing by death.

Hebrews 7:27

who doesn't need, like those high priests, to offer up sacrifices daily, first for his own sins, and then for the sins of the people. For he did this once for all, when he offered up himself.

Hebrews 10:12

but he, when he had offered one sacrifice for sins forever, sat down on the right hand of God;

Hebrews 9:24

For Christ hasn't entered into holy places made with hands, which are representations of the true, but into heaven itself, now to appear in the presence of God for us;

Acts 3:26

God, having raised up his servant, Jesus, sent him to you first, to bless you, in turning away everyone of you from your wickedness."

Zechariah 6:13

even he shall build the temple of Yahweh; and he shall bear the glory, and shall sit and rule on his throne; and he shall be a priest on 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

This is yet more abundantly evident, if after the likeness of Melchizedek there arises another priest,

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 obtained a more excellent ministry, by so much as he is also the mediator of a better covenant, which on better promises has been given as law.

Hebrews 7:11

Now if there was perfection through the Levitical priesthood (for under it the people have received the law), what further need was there for another priest to arise after the order of Melchizedek, and not be called after the order of Aaron?

Hebrews 7:16

who has been made, not after the law of a fleshly commandment, but after the power of an endless life:

Hebrews 8:1-2

Now in the things which we are saying, the main point is this. We have such a high priest, who sat down on the right hand of the throne of the Majesty in the heavens, a servant of the sanctuary, and of the true tabernacle, which the Lord pitched, not man.

Christ, the high priest » Offered sacrifice but once

Hebrews 7:27

who doesn't need, like those high priests, to offer up sacrifices daily, first for his own sins, and then for the sins of the people. For he did this once for all, 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 year by year with blood not his own, or else he must have suffered often since the foundation of the world. But now once at the end of the ages, he has been revealed to put away sin by the sacrifice of himself.

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

Hebrews 9:23

It was necessary therefore that the copies of the things in the heavens should be cleansed with these; but the heavenly things themselves with better sacrifices than these.

Hebrews 9:13-14

For if the blood of goats and bulls, and the ashes of a heifer sprinkling those who have been defiled, sanctify to the cleanness of the flesh: how much more will the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered himself without blemish to God, cleanse your conscience from dead works to serve the living God?

Christ, the high priest » Entered into heaven

Hebrews 10:12

but he, when 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

or else he must have suffered often since the foundation of the world. But now once at the end of the ages, he has been revealed to put away sin by the sacrifice of himself.

Christ, the high priest » Intercedes

Hebrews 9:24

For Christ hasn't entered into holy places made with hands, which are representations 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 to Aaron and to his sons, saying, 'This is how you shall bless the children of Israel.' You shall tell them, 'Yahweh bless you, and keep you. Yahweh make his face to shine on you, and be gracious to you. read more.
Yahweh lift up his face toward you, and give you peace.'

Acts 3:26

God, having raised up his servant, Jesus, sent him to you first, to bless you, in turning away everyone of you 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 word of the oath which came after the law appoints a Son forever who has been perfected.

Hebrews 7:23

Many, indeed, have been made priests, because they are hindered from continuing by death.

Christ, the high priest » Appointed and called by God

Hebrews 5:4-5

Nobody takes this honor on himself, but he is called by God, just like Aaron was. So also Christ didn't glorify himself to be made a high priest, but it was he 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 men as high priests who have weakness, but the word of the oath which came after the law appoints a Son forever who has been perfected.

Christ, the high priest » Typified

Genesis 14:18-20

Melchizedek king of Salem brought out bread and wine: and he was priest of God Most High. He blessed him, and said, "Blessed be Abram of God Most High, possessor of heaven and earth: and blessed be God Most High, who has delivered your enemies into your hand." Abram gave him a tenth of all.

Christ, the high priest » Consecrated with an oath

Hebrews 7:20-21

Inasmuch as he was not made priest without the taking of an oath (for they indeed have been made priests without an oath), but he with an oath by him that says of him, "The Lord swore and will not change his mind, 'You are a priest forever, according to the order of Melchizedek.'"

Christ, the high priest » On his throne

Zechariah 6:13

even he shall build the temple of Yahweh; and he shall bear the glory, and shall sit and rule on his throne; and he shall be a priest on 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 doesn't need, like those high priests, to offer up sacrifices daily, first for his own sins, and then for the sins of the people. For 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