Belief In The Communion Of Saints
Melchisedech appears in ten different locations in the Holy Bible. Let’s take a look at these passages.
He appears in the Old Testament first in the Book of Genesis (Chapter 14, verses 18-20):
But Melchisedech, the king of Salem, bringing forth bread and wine, for he was the priest of the most high God (at vero Melchisedech rex Salem proferens panem et vinum erat enim sacerdos Dei altissimi),
blessed him, and said: Blessed be Abram by the most high God, who created heaven and earth (benedixit ei et ait benedictus Abram Deo excelso qui creavit caelum et terram).
And blessed be the most high God, by whose protection, the enemies are in thy hands. And he gave him the tithes of all (et benedictus Deus excelsus quo protegente hostes in manibus tuis sunt et dedit ei decimas ex omnibus).
Next, the Book of Psalms, of the Old Testament, mentions Melchisedech…
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