Wednesday, August 25, 2021



GOD tells Moses, to tell the children of ISRAEL:

Exodus 19:5

King James Version

5 Now therefore, 

if ye will obey my voice indeed, 

and keep my covenant, 

then ye shall be a peculiar treasure unto me 

above all people: 

for all the earth is mine:

Finally, I understood.

Why God wanted ISRAEL to be a HOLY nation.

Thanks to the HOLY SPIRIT, I was led to the uncontestable verse:

Exodus 19:6

King James Version

6 And ye shall be unto me 

a kingdom of priests

and an holy nation. 

These are the words which thou shalt speak 

unto the children of Israel.

No wonder, the Levites.

No wonder, God kept telling Israel:

Leviticus 11:45

King James Version

45 For I am the Lord that bringeth you 

up out of the land of Egypt, 

to be your God

ye shall therefore be holy, 

for I am holy.

Leviticus 20:7

King James Version

7 Sanctify yourselves therefore

and be ye holy

for I am the Lord your God.

Leviticus 20:26

King James Version

26 And ye shall be holy unto me: 

for I the Lord am holy

and have severed you from other people, 

that ye should be mine.

No wonder, Abraham needed the blessing of Melchizedek, the "priest of the most high God".

Genesis 14:18-20

King James Version

18 And Melchizedek king of Salem 

brought forth bread and wine: 

and he was the priest of the most high God.

19 And he blessed him, 

and said, 

Blessed be Abram of the most high God, 

possessor of heaven and earth:

20 And blessed be the most high God, 

which hath delivered thine enemies into thy hand

And he gave him tithes of all.

But because man had a problem being holy, the LORD JESUS descended from heaven.

He was called the "great high priest".

Hebrews 4:14-16

King James Version

14 Seeing then that we have a great high priest, 

that is passed into the heavens, 

Jesus the Son of God, 

let us hold fast our profession.

15 For we have not an high priest 

which cannot be touched with the feeling of our infirmities; 

but was in all points tempted like as we are, 

yet without sin.

16 Let us therefore come boldly 

unto the throne of grace, 

that we may obtain mercy, 

and find grace to help in time of need.

High priests were ordained, and "called of God".

Hebrews 5:1-4

King James Version

5 For every high priest taken from among men 

is ordained for men 

in things pertaining to God, 

that he may offer both gifts and sacrifices for sins:

2 Who can have compassion on the ignorant, 

and on them that are out of the way

for that he himself also is compassed with infirmity.

3 And by reason hereof he ought, 

as for the people, so also for himself, 

to offer for sins.

4 And no man taketh this honour unto himself, 

but he that is called of God

as was Aaron.

Thus, the LORD JESUS glorified not Himself, but was ordained by the FATHER, to be a "priest forever after the order of Melchisedec".

Hebrews 5:5-8

King James Version

5 So also Christ glorified not himself 

to be made an high priest

but he that said unto him, 

Thou art my Son,

 to day have I begotten thee.

6 As he saith also in another place, 

Thou art a priest for ever 

after the order of Melchisedec.

7 Who in the days of his flesh, 

when he had offered up prayers and supplications 

with strong crying and tears 

unto him that was able to save him from death, 

and was heard in that he feared;

8 Though he were a Son, 

yet learned he obedience 

by the things which he suffered;

For which, JESUS became the "author of eternal salvation".

Hebrews 5:9-10

King James Version

9 And being made perfect, 

he became the author of eternal salvation 

unto all them that obey him;

10 Called of God an high priest 

after the order of Melchisedec.

Scripture describes Melchisedec, and the Levitical priesthood, through these verses.

Hebrews 7:1-10

King James Version

7 For this Melchisedec, 

king of Salem, 

priest of the most high God, 

who met Abraham returning 

from the slaughter of the kings, 

and blessed him;

2 To whom also Abraham gave a tenth part of all; 

first being by interpretation King of righteousness, 

and after that also King of Salem, 

which is, 

King of peace;

3 Without father, 

without mother, 

without descent, 

having neither beginning of days, 

nor end of life; 

but made like unto the Son of God; 

abideth a priest continually.

4 Now consider how great this man was, 

unto whom even the patriarch Abraham 

gave the tenth of the spoils.

5 And verily they that are of the sons of Levi, 

who receive the office of the priesthood

have a commandment to take tithes of the people 

according to the law, 

that is, 

of their brethren, 

though they come out of the loins of Abraham:

6 But he whose descent is not counted from them 

received tithes of Abraham

and blessed him that had the promises.

7 And without all contradiction 

the less is blessed of the better.

8 And here men that die receive tithes

but there he receiveth them, 

of whom it is witnessed that he liveth.

9 And as I may so say, 

Levi also, 

who receiveth tithes, 

payed tithes in Abraham.

10 For he was yet in the loins of his father, 

when Melchisedec met him.

Because man's ways were not perfect, GOD had to send PERFECTION Himself -- His SON, JESUS.

Hebrews 7:11-18

King James Version

11 If therefore perfection were 

by the Levitical priesthood, 

(for under it the people received the law,) 

what further need was there that another priest 

should rise after the order of Melchisedec, 

and not be called after the order of Aaron?

12 For the priesthood being changed, 

there is made of necessity a change also of the law.

13 For he of whom these things are spoken 

pertaineth to another tribe, 

of which no man gave attendance at the altar.

14 For it is evident that our Lord sprang out of Juda; 

of which tribe Moses spake nothing 

concerning priesthood.

15 And it is yet far more evident: 

for that after the similitude of Melchisedec 

there ariseth another priest,

16 Who is made, 

not after the law of a carnal commandment, 

but after the power of an endless life.

17 For he testifieth, 

Thou art a priest for ever after the order of Melchisedec.

18 For there is verily 

a disannulling of the commandment going before 

for the weakness and unprofitableness thereof.

In JESUS -- and His NEW TESTAMENT -- lies our hope for eternal life.

Hebrews 7:19-28

King James Version

19 For the law made nothing perfect, 

but the bringing in of a better hope did; 

by the which we draw nigh unto God.

20 And inasmuch as not without an oath 

he was made priest:

21 (For those priests were made without an oath; 

but this with an oath by him that said unto him, 

The Lord sware and will not repent, 

Thou art a priest for ever 

after the order of Melchisedec:)

22 By so much was Jesus made a surety 

of a better testament.

23 And they truly were many priests, 

because they were not suffered to continue 

by reason of death:

24 But this man, 

because he continueth ever, 

hath an unchangeable priesthood.

25 Wherefore he is able also to save them 

to the uttermost that come unto God by him, 

seeing he ever liveth to make intercession for them.

26 For such an high priest became us, 

who is holy, 



separate from sinners, 

and made higher than the heavens;

27 Who needeth not daily, 

as those high priests, 

to offer up sacrifice, 

first for his own sins, 

and then for the people's: 

for this he did once, 

when he offered up himself.

28 For the law maketh men high priests 

which have infirmity

but the word of the oath, 

which was since the law, 

maketh the Son, 

who is consecrated for evermore.

This PERFECT PRIEST, also became the PERFECT trespass OFFERING, for all our sins.

As man, He did not come from the priestly tribe of Levi.

Hebrews 7:14

King James Version

14 For it is evident that our Lord sprang out of Juda; 

of which tribe Moses spake nothing 

concerning priesthood.

And yet, JESUS, the SON of GOD -- a "minister of the sanctuary" -- was to be the PATTERN for ALL priests, as ordained by GOD.

Hebrews 8:1-5

King James Version

8 Now of the things which we have spoken this is the sum

We have such an high priest, 

who is set on the right hand of the throne 

of the Majesty in the heavens;

2 A minister of the sanctuary, 

and of the true tabernacle, 

which the Lord pitched

and not man.

3 For every high priest is ordained 

to offer gifts and sacrifices: 

wherefore it is of necessity that this man 

have somewhat also to offer.

4 For if he were on earth, 

he should not be a priest

seeing that there are priests that offer gifts 

according to the law:

5 Who serve unto the example and shadow 

of heavenly things, 

as Moses was admonished of God 

when he was about to make the tabernacle: for

See, saith he, 

that thou make all things 

according to the pattern shewed to thee 

in the mount.

But there's more.

On the day GOD appoints, His holy city -- the new JERUSALEM -- shall come down from heaven, that tabernacle will now be with men.

Revelation 21:3

King James Version

3 And I heard a great voice out of heaven saying, 


the tabernacle of God is with men, 

and he will dwell with them, 

and they shall be his people

and God himself shall be with them, 

and be their God.

And all sorrow will be no more.

Revelation 21:4

King James Version

4 And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; 

and there shall be no more death, 

neither sorrow, 

nor crying, 

neither shall there be any more pain: 

for the former things are passed away.

On that day, there will be no more need of a temple.

Revelation 21:22

King James Version

22 And I saw no temple therein

for the Lord God Almighty and the Lamb 

are the temple of it.

No wonder, we are asked to be holy.

For, we shall be in the PRESENCE of GOD, and the LAMB.

Revelation 21:27

King James Version

27 And there shall in no wise enter into it 

any thing that defileth, 

neither whatsoever worketh abomination, 

or maketh a lie: 

but they which are written 

in the Lamb's book of life.

With the proper warnings given.

Revelation 22:11-12

King James Version

11 He that is unjust, let him be unjust still: 

and he which is filthy, let him be filthy still

and he that is righteous, let him be righteous still: 

and he that is holy, let him be holy still.

12 And, behold, 

I come quickly; 

and my reward is with me, 

to give every man according as his work shall be.

No wonder, JESUS, the great high priest, warned the SEVEN churches:

Revelation 22:16-17

King James Version

16 I Jesus have sent mine angel to testify unto you 

these things in the churches. 

I am the root and the offspring of David, 

and the bright and morning star.

17 And the Spirit and the bride say, 


And let him that heareth say, 


And let him that is athirst come. 

And whosoever will, 

let him take the water of life freely.

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