Pure Faith: A Bible Discussion Podcast

Legacy and Priesthood in Religious Texts

February 13, 2024 Mitchell Heitkamp and Michele Waymire Episode 133
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When a random encounter with my nail tech stirred memories of my sister's legacy, it was a reminder that our lives are threaded with connections that can emerge in the most unexpected moments. This episode begins with the story of how a t-shirt from a cancer fundraiser became a catalyst for an emotional conversation about the disease that affects so many. It's a blend of personal revelations and community that weaves through our discussion, offering a poignant start to a conversation that also finds room for lighter moments, like Mitchell's hilarious garlic-induced car misadventure.

Venturing back through ancient texts, we then grapple with the enigmatic Melchizedek, an extraordinary figure who appears in the narrative of Abraham. His dual role as king and priest sets a precedent that challenges traditional views and paves the way for a major theological shift. The narrative explores Melchizedek's authority and respect, drawing out the comparisons that the author of Hebrews makes with Jesus. This exploration isn't just about history; it's an invitation to see the threads that connect our past beliefs with the foundations of modern faith.

The crux of our conversation rests on the striking parallels between Jesus and Melchizedek, both of whom hold the titles of king and high priest in a lineage that defies convention. As we examine the scriptural evidence and unravel the implications of Jesus's priesthood in the order of Melchizedek, we're not just recounting facts—we're engaging in a dialogue that invites reflection on the timeless nature of faith. It's a deep dive into the heart of spiritual kingship, where ancient narratives meet contemporary belief, and where every listener is welcomed into a story that spans millennia.

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Speaker 1:

Alright.

Speaker 2:

Hello and welcome to another episode of the Pure Faith Podcast, the podcast where we discuss all things Michael, Jess, Michelle and Mitchell.

Speaker 1:

Are you going to finish?

Speaker 2:

No.

Speaker 1:

Well, we ask that you like this video, subscribe to our YouTube channel and hit the notification icon to be notified when new episodes are released. Obviously, I was not paying much attention, so Mitchell decided to start without me, and now I'm going to start my timer, so that way he we put on a time limit. Whoa, whoa.

Speaker 2:

I didn't realize we were actually going to use that.

Speaker 1:

Well, I guess you shouldn't have started it then.

Speaker 2:

So learn my lesson.

Speaker 1:

You learned your lesson today. My goodness have you all.

Speaker 2:

I'm not actually ready.

Speaker 1:

Oh, you're not. If you've all noticed Mitchell's shirt, yes, he is a proud brother of an awesome sister. That sister is me. And Matt has the same shirt because he also is a proud brother of an awesome sister, which is me.

Speaker 2:

Oh, I thought this was referring to Missy.

Speaker 1:

Well, I mean it could, but it's not. You got big muscle or something. Let's fix your shirt here. Whoa, trying to show them the guns. And that one says it looks blue. It does look blue. It's not too much purple, but on the camera it looks blue.

Speaker 2:

Yeah, I don't know how it's going to look in editing and the final version, but Very interesting Speaking of Missy, so I get my nails done. So get your nails done, dave.

Speaker 1:

It's just something that I've been doing and I'm glad that I do it, and I decided to go to a different nail tech and this is my second time going to her and she's a Marishi and today I walked in and she is wearing the cervical cancer awareness t-shirt that we did to raise funds for Missy and for Chip and for Jaden, whenever Missy I was wondering if it was the shirts that we did or if they had, so no.

Speaker 1:

So I sent a picture to Mitchell Mom and to Matt and obviously I guess I must put on my Snapchat story, but anyhow, I walked in I said where did you get the shirt? And I started tearing up, like crying, and she's like I'm sorry, she's like what's going on? And this girl, she graduated the same year as Noah. She's a young lady, you know, I do, I really enjoy her. And I said that shirt is from my sister's fundraiser. She passed away with cervical cancer. And she's like no, you're kidding me. And I said no, I said she's like well, I can't remember where I got it from. It's been a few years, obviously. And I said Rushi.

Speaker 1:

So I said do you have a family member that works at Clopay? And she's like well, my grandma works at Clopay. And I said okay, I said Missy worked there for years, but I said her husband, chip, still works at Clopay and I said maybe they got it from that. She goes. Yeah, she goes. Actually, I think my grandma did give it to me because my mother-in-law at that same time was battling ovarian cancer and they basically have the same color cervical cancer and ovarian cancer. The ribbons that you see are the same color.

Speaker 1:

And she's like I think my grandma gave it to me and I just thought how does it come that she's got the shirt on the day that I'm getting my nails done? I mean it just I just felt like, okay, so I guess you are my nail tech and I will continue coming to you for now on. So we were both really we're moved, and so I snapped a picture with her before I left and she was very happy to do that, and so her. She has a son who's about? I think it's about a year, I can't remember Anyhow. We started talking about all that stuff and I just told her. I said I'm just glad that I'm sorry that your son doesn't have that grandma, that she passed away from cancer, but I'm glad that you have those memories, for your son too, to know who she was. So it was just a very emotional and very moving day today. So, yeah, I thought it was fantastic. So you got anything.

Speaker 2:

Not really.

Speaker 1:

Oh my gosh, I also had lunch with my girlfriend. She asked how you were doing today.

Speaker 2:

Who's that?

Speaker 1:

Sarah, I love her, so anyhow, we did a little Mexican today.

Speaker 2:

The one here in town.

Speaker 1:

Yeah, I've had a wild day. I went to lunch with Sarah, had Mexican, then I went and got my nails done. I'd have a car, so I'd walk to BMI to get your car and then I parked your car, had a walk home.

Speaker 2:

Did you even move my seat?

Speaker 1:

Yeah, but I moved it back.

Speaker 2:

Okay, it didn't seem like it was really.

Speaker 1:

Yeah, I didn't move it too much, but I literally got in your car and I'm like what is that smell? I was like is he growing garlic in here? Oh, I had to put the windows down. It smells so bad?

Speaker 2:

in here I ate my lunch because I ate my lunch in my car.

Speaker 1:

Oh my gosh, I put the windows down.

Speaker 2:

So we had last night's page made chicken. Well, it's chicken tenders, homemade chicken tenders, and there's some sort of Parmesan encrusted and I think there was garlic in there.

Speaker 1:

I didn't know is that I told my nail tech. I said I don't know if he's got some kind of garlic onion pretzels or something in the container. I said I looked at it and I was like what is this? And I sat it back down.

Speaker 2:

Spicy garlic pretzels.

Speaker 1:

Oh my goodness, oh, not for me, not for me, but yeah, so it was an interesting day I just worked. Yeah, but how are you doing? You feel okay, yeah, you're healing, okay, sure, like she asked me was like you know, I really I don't know. I guess he's alright.

Speaker 2:

So my scars they're past the dark purple, they're getting lighter in colors. They're just kind of blending in. I hardly even noticed it anymore.

Speaker 1:

Like Are they still tender?

Speaker 2:

No.

Speaker 1:

Okay.

Speaker 2:

No, the boys touch them all the time. Okay, it means the big one. The little ones are so small. The big one, they'll pull my shirt up and look and touch it Whatever.

Speaker 1:

Oh, you're like.

Speaker 2:

I don't care they do that, but sometimes it's. It's funny if we're out of family gathering and we just come up and pull my shirt off.

Speaker 1:

Yeah, Everybody is like whatever, everybody in our family and everyone in Pages Family. We've all seen your belly. Yeah, way too much yeah.

Speaker 2:

I don't care.

Speaker 1:

Oh, shoot, yeah, she asked me and I told her. I said I said he seems to be fine. I said you know he must be healing. Okay, I said he hasn't really taken it easy. He does his, his day to day thing. And I said it, in time he'll have his first set of scans and at that time, you know, we'll just pray that everything's clear and go from there.

Speaker 2:

That was actually thinking today that you know, while I was working, that I it's been a while since I've felt that lag, that that lingering. So I think physically I'm doing better. Yeah, I respect my normal self to where I can work my work, my hours and keep my energy up and get on my work done.

Speaker 1:

Good deal. Well, I'm glad to hear that. Also, just to let everyone know, in the next couple of weeks you'll be doing your, your church message, because you'll be doing that here. So we're just gonna.

Speaker 2:

So by the time you see this, it'll come to two Sundays in a row Past during his wife. We're celebrating the 30th wedding anniversary. Congratulations, and so they're. They're taking a little bit of a vacation.

Speaker 1:

Yeah, me neither.

Speaker 2:

But they asked me to cover for for church for two weeks. So when you see this, when it's released, it would have been last week. So the Sunday before and then this upcoming Sunday I'll be doing servers here at church. I know this first Sunday I'm gonna be doing the Word of God. I think I want to call it the, the triune Word of God.

Speaker 1:

Okay.

Speaker 2:

Cause. There's three aspects to it that I'm covering. Okay, I don't know, I'm still playing with that. I know it's in a couple of days, but yeah.

Speaker 1:

I'm gonna send. That's okay. I got my songs picked. So it's fine, because I do worship at the church, so I'll I got the songs already picked out.

Speaker 2:

Yeah, I'm gonna cover next week. So I don't think my word of God's gonna cover two weeks, but I don't know. We'll see.

Speaker 1:

The message will be brought to you, to bring to us. Sure, yeah, so I went ahead. Believe it or not, don't fall off your chair, or anything. I actually went to Genesis 1417 through 24.

Speaker 2:

How'd you like all those? Names Well all the names of the kings.

Speaker 1:

I know right, I first. I'm like good golly.

Speaker 2:

One of the things Melchizedek is.

Speaker 1:

I mean it's hard enough. And then I'm like what in the world's going on? But I did because you in our last Bible study you said you know that that's where he's first mentioned is, in Genesis, and really, like you said, it's just it's just those verses.

Speaker 2:

Yeah, there's not much there there is one mention of him in Psalm 1104, I think I know it's Psalm 110. He's mentioned, but it's just literally about the order of.

Speaker 1:

Melchizedek. I think it's because the Bible wants to write that Whoever put it in there wanted to write Melchizedek.

Speaker 2:

A lot of times.

Speaker 1:

A lot of times.

Speaker 2:

Yeah, because I think I didn't actually look up the total number. But you know, in that that you read from Genesis Melchizedek's name is probably in there two or three times, I don't know. It's mentioned once. Like I said, in Psalms I think it's only mentioned once, but then in Hebrews there's like 20 times. And I'm making up these numbers because I don't know what the extra numbers are, but the vast majority of the time that the name Melchizedek appears in the Bible is in Hebrews Gotcha, yeah, so I just want you to know that I did.

Speaker 1:

I know, right, I was like I was sitting there and I was. So I usually do a devotion in the morning and I've been doing a verse a day and I've been getting my Bible out. I actually physically, instead of going on the Bible app, I'm getting my Bible out, I'm turning the pages, I'm going to it, I'm looking at it and I screenshot it. My verses for February off this this probably an Instagram post or something and I must have moved my picture or deleted it. So I didn't have a file verse that day and I was like, oh yes, I do. There you go, I'm going to go to Genesis and I'm going to see where this is. So, anyhow, that's, I did it.

Speaker 2:

I've been reading all over the place here lately.

Speaker 1:

Have you. Yeah, it's easy to do, though it's very easy to do yeah, so so I imagine that's where we're starting.

Speaker 2:

Yes, yes and I had had.

Speaker 1:

oh, it's got some battery life to it, Good job.

Speaker 2:

Burned last week.

Speaker 1:

Yeah.

Speaker 2:

So for those that watched last week, so we're at work, we're kind of in the middle of a whirlwind. So this all started out in Hebrews 11, 6. And I wanted to focus closer in on this concept of drawing near to God, so the whole idea of being able to draw near to God. We need to have a mediator or high priest. So we went to Hebrews 7, 11, right.

Speaker 1:

Well, this was 7, 1.

Speaker 2:

Yeah, so it was the 7, 11 first.

Speaker 1:

Okay.

Speaker 2:

And we're in the process of covering Hebrews 7, 11 through 28. We got into Hebrews 7, 11. And then we deviated from there and went to Hebrews 7, 1 through 4 to figure out who Mochizidek is. And that's where that's all the further we got. So we're in Hebrews 7, 1 through 4 last week and I mentioned that the actual location where Mochizidek is mentioned is Genesis 14, 17 through 24. That's what you're saying, but I don't actually plan on going there to read that.

Speaker 1:

Right.

Speaker 2:

Because there's a lot of hard names to read.

Speaker 1:

Right.

Speaker 2:

But most of the stuff that's in there is also here in Hebrews, except for one thing that I might mention later on.

Speaker 1:

Okay.

Speaker 2:

And by later on I mean later on in the month, maybe next month.

Speaker 1:

Okay, in the future.

Speaker 2:

In the future, and if you stick around with me for a couple years, I'll get to the whole point of what I'm trying to make here. So you know.

Speaker 1:

Isn't that the truth?

Speaker 2:

So I'm going to start out by reading Hebrews 7, 1 through 4 again, for this Mochizidek, king of Salem, priest of the Most High God, met Abraham returning from the slaughter of the kings and blessed him, and to him Abraham apportioned a tenth part of everything. He is first, by translation of his name, king of Righteousness, and then he is also King of Salem, that is, king of Peace. He is without father or mother or genealogy, having neither beginning of days nor end of life, but resembling the Son of God, he continues a priest forever. See how great this man was, to whom Abraham, the patriarch, gave a tenth of the spoils. So we're going to kind of go through this verse by verse and it's not really going to be verse by verse. We're going to point out all these different aspects of Mochizidek and then compare Mochizidek and Jesus.

Speaker 1:

Okay.

Speaker 2:

So both the Genesis reference and this Hebrews reference, they both tell us that Mochizidek was both King and the priest of God Most High. And by saying I mean they typically don't use this language in the Bible but being King of God Most High, that is, or priest of. Now I'm confusing myself. Being priest of the God Most High, that is just a fancy way of saying that he was a priest of God.

Speaker 1:

Okay.

Speaker 2:

So I know there they say it's God Most High, but you have to remember, back in those days they had a lot of gods, everybody had gods, and they had gods for different things for this, and that, no matter what it was, there was a God for it. Well, the God Most High is the God of God, the King of Kings, the Lord of Lords. So that is who this Mochizidek was a priest to, was to God, and so that is kind of important. And both Hebrews and Genesis both tell us that, and they both tell us that Abraham gives one tenth of the spoils to Mochizidek, so like. So we're not going to go back and read Genesis, but to let you know what this story was from Genesis.

Speaker 2:

This is the story where, at this point in time, they are in the quote unquote promised land, but this is before God actually gave them the land.

Speaker 2:

So they were so journeying, so journeying, however you say that word in this land, and but at that point was Canaanite land, and Abraham was there with his nephew Lot.

Speaker 2:

Uh-huh, at that point Lot was living in Sodom, and this is the Sodom and Gomorrah that are destroyed by God, but Lot is living there in, well, a group of kings and again, to set this up back in those days, like every city had its own king, almost like there are kings upon kings and there's kind of like God's, everybody had a God and everybody had a king. There's a lot of kings, a lot of gods. So there was a group of kings I think it was four or five, I forget which side was which but there was a group of kings that came against, like Sodom and some surrounding areas, and in Sodom and these surrounding areas go out to stop them. Well, they're defeated. And these kings that were coming in, they pretty much took All this. The most important thing is it took a lot in his family and a bunch of other families from the Sodom Gamora Area and took them away as plunder.

Speaker 2:

Well, long story short, abraham finds out about it. Okay and he takes just himself and Basically a group of his own men they'd be like employees, people that are working for him and Go out and track down these kings and he's basically trying to get lot back and he defeats these kings.

Speaker 2:

Okay and he takes all of this plunder, all those loot that was taken. Now Abraham now has it Because he took it from these kings that he defeated. And that's where, in this Hebrews it talks about when, so, the priest of the Most High God met Abraham returning from from the slaughter of the kings. So this is after Abraham went out Okay, killed these kings, yeah, but initially came in and killed the kings and a bunch of people from that area that he currently lives and Took them away. He went and hunted down those kings and killed them and then brought all that stuff back.

Speaker 2:

Well, seeing how this was all now plunder, it was all technically Abraham's right, but he could have because he defeated these kings right. So he had all this stuff but he didn't take any of the stuff. He gave one tenth of it to much he's a day and then gave the rest back to the people. Like he, his saying or his belief was he doesn't. He didn't want that to Be a reason for people to think that he is wealthy or where he got his wealth from. He so he. He wanted to go rescue lot. That was his motivation.

Speaker 1:

He didn't need. He didn't need all of the others.

Speaker 2:

No, he, he just went to go rescue lot and in the process, rescued a bunch of other people, but his motivation was a rescue lot, and so this is the situation and where now he's coming back, he brings coming back, and this is where much easier it comes out to to greet him, to meet him, and and they have to remember, like I said, there's kings and all these different cities, and Machizadec is the king of Salem. Well, salem was a Kenanite city, machizadec was a Kenanite king okay.

Speaker 2:

Abraham was not a Kenanite, he was Hebrew. He had no reason to help to, to give a tent of anything to anybody, Right he? Could have kept that all to himself and nobody would have questioned it, but the fact that Abraham is giving a tent to Machizadec, a Kenanite priestly king, Mm-hmm.

Speaker 2:

What does that tell you about Abraham's view of Machizadec? Abraham has to have a very high view of Machizadec and have a very high view of his priestly position In order to tie that one-tenth to Machizadec. And there's a lot more around this, but that's the big thing that I wanted to to point out. There is that, that Fact that Abraham views Machizadec as a superior Religious authority. So now let's go into some of these things that the author of Hebrews says about Mochizidek, and the first one was that by his name, he is king of righteousness. Well, that is literally, because if you break apart Mochizidek's name, the first part is Malchi.

Speaker 1:

Malchi.

Speaker 2:

Malchi means king.

Speaker 1:

Okay.

Speaker 2:

And the second part is Chizidek, which means righteousness.

Speaker 1:

Oh yeah, there's no ch, and it is a tizidek, tizidek.

Speaker 2:

The ch is in the mouth, which is Malchani, so technically it would be Malchi, malchi, malchi. But so yeah, so the literal definition, the literal definition of Malchi, is king of righteousness. So that's what it meant by that. Going up to the next part, we're talking about how he's the king of Salem and king of peace. Well, that has again, this has multiple meanings and stuff around it, but Salem itself, the well, salem is a city that Malchiidek is the king of, but the actual definition of Salem is peace. So not only is the king of Salem, if you define Salem, he's the king of peace. So that's what that comes from. And then the next part is without father or mother or genealogy. This is one that, Without mother, without father or mother or genealogy.

Speaker 2:

Yes, so this, oh yeah. This is just simply saying that.

Speaker 1:

He's got no line, he just appeared.

Speaker 2:

Well, that's what you could think. That's the way it leads.

Speaker 1:

He has no father, he has no mother.

Speaker 2:

And no genealogy.

Speaker 1:

He just appeared.

Speaker 2:

What that really means is, like I was saying before, this is a Canaanite king. Well, the Israelites, the Hebrew people, they didn't keep track of the Canaanite kings, especially with there being that many kings. So this is just a way of saying we don't know who this guy was, we don't know who his mom and dad are, we don't know who his grandparents are.

Speaker 1:

We didn't write it down.

Speaker 2:

And this goes right along with the next part, which is having neither beginning of days nor end of life. Again, we don't know when he was born, we don't know when he was died. We don't know anything about this guy, it's just he was there. He was there and he came out to meet Abraham.

Speaker 1:

And he got one-tenth.

Speaker 2:

And he got one-tenth of the booty.

Speaker 1:

Yes.

Speaker 2:

And there was some other stuff that he did. He was Prisimosa.

Speaker 2:

He was Prisimosa, but there's some other stuff that he did that I think we might talk about a little bit, because I think it's interesting Okay, it doesn't really, I don't know where it's going to fit in at, because it's not in my notes but the fact that he has no father, no mother, no genealogy, and the timeline at which this is happening, because this is happening with Abraham. So it isn't until, or it was, four generations later that the Levitical priesthood is established, when the 12 tribes are established, because you have Abraham, isaac and then Jacob, and then Jacob becomes Israel, and then it's Jacob's sons and one of the sons is Levi, and that's where we get the Levitical priesthood. So it wasn't until Jacob's kids become the 12 tribes of Israel. That, and really actually a lot later. But I won't get down that row a whole, but I guess what I'm trying to say is, at this point in time we know that Mochisidek is not a descendant of Levi, because Levi is not yet born.

Speaker 1:

Okay.

Speaker 2:

So Levi comes from Abraham, and we don't even know where Mochisidek comes from. No because he has no genealogy.

Speaker 1:

He has no father, he has no mother, he has no genealogy, he has no time of birth, he has no time of anything.

Speaker 2:

No, so he's just there. We just know he's not Abraham's son.

Speaker 1:

Right.

Speaker 2:

So he's not from Levi or anything like that, right, and that's going to come into more significance later as we start looking into this whole idea of the order of Mochisidek.

Speaker 1:

Okay.

Speaker 2:

But that's something I need to point out the fact that no father, no mother, no genealogy, no beginning of days or end of life, that all is going to come into play once we start comparing Jesus to Mochisidek, which is what we're going to do right now. Yeah, that's what I'm going to do now, because I've read in my next line, the one that notes yeah, about four minutes, okay, yay, yeah, I'm not going to get through this, anyways.

Speaker 1:

That's okay.

Speaker 2:

Let's compare Jesus to Mochisidek. Okay, I'm ready. First, both are kings, yes. Both are high priests, yes, or priests of the God who was high.

Speaker 1:

Okay so.

Speaker 2:

So that's where this image came from. Okay, okay, we looked to well. We look to Jesus for for our high priests, for for priests of the God most high right. But if you remember, at the end of Heber said one, two, four, right after his talk about having neither beginning of days nor end of life, but, resembling the son of God, he continues a priest forever. So the fact that we don't know the end of Machiazo next life, that means that his priesthood could theoretically go on forever because we don't know when it ends.

Speaker 2:

Okay well, in the same way, jesus's priesthood and we know goes on forever, so I'm gonna come back around to that. Okay, sweet, towards the end. Jesus is the king of righteousness, and we know that based on his character, based on who he is, and we do see several examples of that through the Bible. I didn't write all of them down, though right. We also know that Jesus is the Prince of Peace.

Speaker 2:

Yes, yes where Machiazo deck was the king of peace, which is the king of Salem. Something else I didn't mention about Salem was its location, which is in a lot of debate, but the two beliefs, and the one that I think is most interesting is the fact that a lot of well, not a lot, that's about 50, 50 but a part of scholars believe that Salem Was or is the modern-day Jerusalem, so that so this King of the God most high, who was a priestly king, was rolling in a city called Salem. That became Jerusalem. Okay, but that's only one belief, just to be fair. The other belief is that it is another city in that area, and they reference to the fact that John the Baptist, at one point, and At what point, he has said to be Near the city of Selene because the water was plentiful there for baptizing. But the spelling is a little bit different and I don't know if that Some people say no, that is the Salem Then became Selene.

Speaker 2:

Other people say, no, it's Jerusalem. I Don't know what the actual answer is, but I think it is kind of interesting. It is quite interesting. So there's actually a lot of stuff around now, kizadek, even though there's really not much about him. Um, so, going to this family line, the fact that McKizadek had no Mother-father genealogy. Well, jesus, we know, jesus has an earthly mother from a time that he came to earth.

Speaker 1:

Mm-hmm.

Speaker 2:

But you have to remember that there were two sides of Jesus. There was his earthly, human side and then his divine side, his, his godly side is so, yes, if you look at it from the earthly aspect of Jesus, yes, he has a mother, but, and technically he had a father, joseph, who adopted him. So he technically had a mother and father. But if you look at him from the side of his divine being, he has no mother.

Speaker 2:

No he has no father. No, he has no beginning of days nor end of life. So if you're looking at Jesus as as the Messiah, as the, the divine figure that he was, then this also fits into play, and that's where. No, she's a deck and Jesus really do have a very similar comparison. I know we're out of time, probably we are.

Speaker 2:

One last thing, which is the fact this idea of Jesus being in the order of milk. She's a deck. So why is Jesus said to be from the order of much? He's a deck. Well, we just seen comparisons from the Hebrew author of of what he says about my keys a deck and and how that compares to Jesus and and all the similarities. But the main reason why Jesus is said to come from the order of my keys a deck is Because, like what I was saying before, that my keys a deck doesn't come from the line of Levi.

Speaker 2:

Okay he, he is outside of that. He is outside of the old covenant, the setting, the structure. Because in that Old Testament structure, in that that structure of the 12th tribes of Israel, only Levites could be priests and I am going to cover this a little bit harder later on in my notes. But those Levites, they could be priests, but they couldn't be kings, they were not allowed to be kings.

Speaker 2:

Okay and Any other tribe. They could be king, but they could not be priests. So the fact that we now have Jesus, who is a Kingly or a priestly king, right. That doesn't come from the. He's coming from the line of Judah. He's not coming from the line of Levi. So now he is outside of the levitical priesthood, melchizedek was Levitical the vehicle priest.

Speaker 1:

Could you huh, Okay, yeah it's a roll right off my tongue Levitical.

Speaker 2:

So, yeah, so that that's the reason why Jesus is said to be from the order of Melchizedek, because he breaks that structure, that normal structure of the levitical priesthood and the kingly. The fact that he's a priestly king, mm-hmm, that is the reason, wow, why he is often said to be from the order of Melchizedek.

Speaker 1:

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