The Priesthood Covenant and How Melchizedek Used It

The priesthood is the power of God delegated to man to act in his name. Let me write that again so that it sinks in a little more. The priesthood is THE POWER OF GOD delegated to MAN to ACT in his name. I hope it sunk in a little more. We are talking the … Continue reading The Priesthood Covenant and How Melchizedek Used It

Who Was Melchizedek?

Moving on with Melchizedek the person. Hebrews 5:6 talks about the order of Melchizedek.¬†Jesus was after that order (Jesus had the Melchizedek Priesthood). But I want to focus on the Joseph Smith Translation (JST) of Hebrews 7:3. The normal text makes it sounds like he has no mother or father but the JST clears it … Continue reading Who Was Melchizedek?

The Life of Melchizedek: The City He Ruled

Alma gives us an example of a good high priest. Maybe the most famous outside of Jesus. Not much is said of him in the scriptures as we have them now. His name is Melchizedek.¬† A Brief Overview of Melchizedek My intention in examining Melchizedek is to go through scriptures that discuss who he was. … Continue reading The Life of Melchizedek: The City He Ruled