Forever King And Priest
Key Verse 7:3
“Without father or mother, without genealogy, without beginning of days or end of life, like the Son of God he remains a priest forever.”
The discussion about Jesus’ high priestly ministry began in 5:1-10. But the author paused a third time in his letter to give them yet another warning. The concluding words of 5:10 about a High priest in the order of Melchizedek are repeated again in 6:20 such that now we can go back to his earlier discussion regarding Jesus’ high priestly ministry. This whole chapter presents Jesus as an eternal priest— which is the point— not temporary priest at all, but an eternal priest as the man Melchizedek which the author is talking about in this chapter.
Look at verses 1-2a: “This … Read the rest