Melchizedek -- "King of Righteousness", a type of Jesus:
- Designated by God (not ancestry)
- Has a higher Law
- Is eternal
- Genesis 14:17-20; Psalm 110:4; Hebrews 7-8.
- Jesus is a Priest Who is superior to the Levitical priests.
- God had been making himself known to people other than the Jewish
forefathers from the beginning.
Read "Eternity in Their Hearts" by Don Richardson.
- Therefore: The Jews were chosen to bring the Messiah (not
to be the only people to relate to God).