Have you ever heard of Melchizedek? Melchize-who, you ask? And more importantly, why does he matter?
In Genesis 14, after Abraham (at the time called Abram) wins an important battle, he has a brief interaction with a king and priest named Melchizedek. Reading about this interaction in Genesis only, it is easy to gloss over the passage with an attitude like this:
“…There is this king, who is also a high priest. His name is Melchize-something. Abram gives him a tenth of the spoils from his victory… cool, I guess? Whatever, moving on…”Read More