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The Messiah…a King and Priest after the order of Melchizedek

 

Genesis 14:18-20: “And Melchizedek King of Salem brought forth bread and wine: and he was the priest of the Most High God. And he blessed him, and said, ‘Blessed be Abram of the Most High God, possessor of heaven and earth: And blessed be the Most High God, which has delivered your enemies into your hand.  And he gave him tithes of all.’”

Melchizedek was the King of Salem. Melchizedek meaning “King of Righteousness” was the Ruler of Salem meaning “complete, perfect, whole, peace.” Salem, a place of perfect peace under Melchizedek, would become the city of Jerusalem under Davidic rule. This King was known by the bringing forth of bread and wine.  The bread and wine was brought to Abram by the King of Righteousness. Bread and wine are also part of the Passover Seder. The Wine is a symbol of the blood of a perfect lamb.  This blood was placed on the door post and lintel the home of every Hebrew in Egypt.  Those who accepted this blood were brought forth from Egypt, delivered from death, redeemed by Yahveh, and protected. Continue reading

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George Washington: His first inaugural address as compared to Leviticus 26 and Deuteronomy 28.

 

George Washington

First Inaugural Address
In the City of New York

Thursday, April 30, 1789

On Thursday, April 30, 1789, our first President, the father of our country, took his oath of office in New York City at Federal Hall on Wall Street. The Bible on which the oath was sworn belonged to New York’s St. John’s Masonic Lodge. The new President gave his inaugural address before a joint session of the two Houses of Congress assembled inside the Senate Chamber.

What I will capture in this posting are all of his references to God Almighty and the significance of these words in light of God’s promises to the children of Israel. Continue reading

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