Holy and Righteous Melchisedek, King of Salem.

Commemorated May 22 in the Orthodox Christian Menaion

From the Prologue

He was a contemporary of our forefather Abraham. According to the Apostle Paul, he was, as king and priest, a type of the Lord Jesus (Heb. 7).

From The Prologue From Ochrid by Bishop Nikolai Velimirovich
©1985 Lazarica Press, Birmingham UK

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