Who is Melchizedek?

Have you ever met someone, even known them for a long time, and then later found out that they have this amazing story or incredible accomplishment that they never told you about. You end up hearing about it from someone else. That is Melchizedek. We are introduced to him in Genesis 14 and about 1,000 years later King David refers to him yet again, but we are given very little information about him. It would not be until after the coming of the Messiah that the writer of Hebrews would explain the importance of this Old Testament figure. We are given this explanation in chapter 7 of the book of Hebrews, an explanation that reminds us yet again that “Jesus is Greater than……”

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