By John L Mastrogiovanni D.Min.
For us, the Church at huge, to solve such contrasts and settle the clash of religiosity and spirituality, we needs to reconsider and include the high-priestly ministry present in Christ Jesus, often called the Order of Melchizedek. once we examine being kings and monks because the scripture states, time and again we see the Aaronic high-priest going into the Holies of Holies sacrificing a lamb for the sins of the folk. yet within the New testomony, quoting King David from Psalms, we learn that Jesus is a excessive priest eternally, after the order of Melchizedek. So why can we insert Christ into the perform of the Aaronic or Levitical priesthood? who's Melchizedek? How is that this Melchizedekian order various from the Aaronic order? without doubt Christ (the Messiah) isn't really a high-priest that has a dagger in His hand slaying a lamb…
The scripture provides that there’s a lot to assert approximately this Melchizedek, yet it’s tricky to provide an explanation for. Why? may perhaps or not it's that during Melchizedek, the Mosaic legislation, its commandments and its temple aren’t acceptable within the means we've got commonly utilized them? if this is the case, what does holy residing seem like?
Within the pages of “Melchizedek, Our Gracious King-Priesthood in Christ”, we'll realize the enigmas concerning this king-priesthood, that's based within the very origins of production and the backyard of Eden. therefore, if Adam engaging of the Tree of the information of fine and Evil introduced the autumn and demise to humanity, why can we Christians think that the preaching of excellent and evil will deliver lifestyles?
This study-book can switch how we understand every little thing in either the actual and religious international as we all know it, and open up the realty of the priesthood we've got in Christ simply because we, too, are of the order of Melchizedek!
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