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The priesthood

When we talk about the priesthood, first, we’ve got to know of the change that took place, that the old was done away with so he could establish the new.

The old priesthood required that priests should only belong to the tribe of Levi but Christ came not belonging to Levi but was from the tribe of Judah. For not to confuse us God removed the levitical priesthood and all it's requirements. I said all it's requirements, to include "also ordinances of divine service, and a worldly sanctuary" (Heb 9:1). All were done away with.

There is no way you can understand the new priesthood from the old; whether it's about sacrifices and/or serving God. "Which was a figure for the time then present, in which were offered both gifts and sacrifices, that could not make him that did the service perfect, as pertaining to the conscience; Which stood only in meats and drinks, and divers washings, and carnal ordinances, imposed on them until the time of reformation." Hebre…