Christ and Melchizedec

October 9, 2016 ()

Bible Text: Genesis 14:17-20 |

Series:

Northwest Bible  Church – Oct. 9, 2016 – Worship Service – Alan Conner

Gen. 14:17-20

Christ and Melchizedek

Intro

A. WHO IS MELCHIZEDEK (Gen. 14:18)?

1. The meaning of his name.

2. He is a king.

3. His realm.

4. His hospitality.

5. He is a priest.

B. MELCHIZEDEK’S BLESSING (Gen. 14:19-20).

1. He blesses Abram (v. 19).

2. He blesses God Most High (v. 20).

3. Abram’s tithe (v. 20b).

C. PSALM 110.

1. Background. Kings come from the tribe of Judah (Gen. 49:8-10). Priests come from the tribe of Levi (Ex. 28:1).

2. Ps. 110:1 “my Lord” is the Messiah King, the son of David.

3. Ps. 110:4 The Messianic king will also be a priest forever.

D. HEBREWS 7.

1. Melchizedek the priest-king (Heb. 7:1-2).

2. Without beginning or end (vv. 3, 8).

3. “Like” the Son of God a priest perpetually (v. 3b).

4. Melchizedek’s priesthood is superior to the Levitical priesthood (vv. 4-12).

5. Jesus Christ is king through Judah, priest through Melchizedek (vv. 13-17).

6. Like Melchizedek, Christ holds His priesthood forever by virtue of His indestructible life (vv. 15-17).

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