Who Was Melchizedeck

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Melchizedek Melchizedek- Who was he? Today there is a question that remains unanswered along with the debate about the identity of Melchizedek, who was he? Many who study the bible believed that he could have been a real man and a few who believed that he could be a pre-incarnate appearance of Jesus Christ. Melchizedek may have been a title which means King of Righteousness or Just King. According to old ancient literature Zedek (just) is a title that was used by other Jebusite kings. Melchizedek is acknowledged many times after his one appearance in (Gen. 14:18-20). Around 2000 BC he served as both priest and king of Salem. When Abraham saw Melchizedek he recognized a spiritual connection with him as one who worships God the same as he does (Gen. 14:22-23). This man credit God with Abraham victory battle and he also declares God’s sovereignty over heaven and earth. Heb. 7:3 approaches with an uncertainty about the identity of Melchizedek it reads: he is “without father, without mother, without genealogy, having neither beginning of days nor end of life, but made like the Son of God, remains a priest continually. Since there was no beginning or ending for him many may have taken on to identify him as God, this text was probably considered as a problem text. The general purpose may be that Melchizedek may have been a human being sent by God to deliver (messenger) and test the faith of those who considered themselves as Christians. Mystery of Melchizedek Melchizedek is known to be the man of mystery from the Old and New Testaments he was a priest of the Most High God. After Abrahams rescue of Lot he was ministered by the mystery man known as Melchizedek who blessed him in which Abraham gave a 10th of everything he had. Was this man the King of Salem (Peace)? His name had a rather interesting meaning: Melchizedek (King of Righteousness). While many were not quite

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