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
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?
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