Day 7: Hebrews 7:1-10

Read: Hebrews 7:1-10 again.

Think: 

  • What words or phrases in this passage would you like to understand better? If you have time and a good commentary available, consider looking up those words and phrases and jotting down a summary of what you learn.
  • This section is giving us information that will be the basis for the teaching in verses 11-28. Because it is information, it doesn’t have direct application to us yet. However, there are Christians who argue that New Testament believers don’t have to tithe because “were not under law but grace” (Rom 6:14) and tithing is from the OT law. What relevance might Abraham’s tithing to Melchizedek have to the argument that New Testament believers don’t have to tithe?