Melchizedek is a Biblical figure found in the Book of Genesis, Psalms and Hebrews. He was the king of Salem and called a priest of God Most High, which was unusual for a time where monotheism was not widely practiced. So... More »

The order of Melchizedek is the earliest priesthood mentioned in the Bible, with Melchizedek as the first priest mentioned by name in the Holy Scripture. Psalm 110 of the King James Bible identifies the order of Melchize... More »

The Old Testament documents the origins of tithing, with its earliest appearance in the book of Genesis. Tithing is the practice of giving one-tenth of one's income to a religious organization or government, either as a ... More »

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Melchizedek is a biblical figure, the King of Salem and a priest who blesses Abraham in the Book of Genesis. He appears and disappears suddenly in the 14th chapter of the Book of Genesis. More »

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Melchizedek, Priest of the Most High God, was King of Salem. He worshipped God, although he was not Jewish; this was a rarity in the ancient world, as most people at the time worshipped several gods. Some scholars have d... More »

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Melchizedek is a figure of mystery in the Bible, but he foreshadows and parallels Jesus in a few aspects, including presiding over a meal of bread and wine. Melchizedek was a king and high priest of Salem whose name mean... More »

Although there are few references to Melchizedek in pop culture, there is one book that alludes to this figure from the Bible, which is "The Alchemist" by Paulo Coelho. This book is a work of fiction in which the main pr... More »