Melchizedek was a man, appointed by God to be High Priest before the priesthood lineage of Aaron was established. Melchizedek is also a foreshadow of Jesus Christ in that Jesus could not be appointed our High Priest without first having become a man (incarnate).
A Priest Like Melchizedek: A Study of Hebrews 7 | Grace Communion International
Hebrews 7:11-12 (KJV) ~ 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? For the priesthood being changed, there is made of necessity a change also of the law.
TheNarrowPath.com | Steve Gregg teaches on chapters 17-20, covering curses and blessings on the Jews, instructions to keep the Sabbath day holy, the famous story of the Potter and the Clay that is alluded to in Romans 9, and the persecution of Jeremiah,
Day 13 of the "Christ Was Born For This" Advent 2016 reading plan from She Reads Truth ~ Christ the Priest Today ~ Today's Text: Ephesians 5:1-2, Hebrews 3:1-6, Hebrews 7:25, 1 Peter 1:14-25, 1 John 4:10 [...]