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Who's That Guy?

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…”

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