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Ep 57 | Alma 13-16, Come Follow Me (June 15-21)
Jun 14, 2020 · 1 hr 2 min
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00:28 – Preparatory redemption.

03:17 – Priesthood power.

14:47 – What the scriptures teach us about Melchizedek.

30:37 – Melchizedek is a type of Christ.

33:43 – Alma’s interpretation of priesthood authority.

35:31 – Be humble, obey, and submit. He will pull us into His rest.

38:35 – The problem of evil. Why does God allow good people to suffer? Two explanations are given.

51:45 – Zeezrom lays sick with fever and believes Christ can heal him.

54:06 – Establish a check on pride.

Alma discusses traditions about Melchizedek in Alma 13. Psalm 110, used in the coronation of the king in First Temple Israelite religion, is the most quoted Old Testament text in the New Testament. Here you can read more about this passage, and how it was understood. Go here for the text of 11Q13, the Melchizedek document. For C.S. Lewis’ quote Heaven Works Backwards, go here. Margaret Barker’s book, The Great High Priest: The Temple Roots of Christian Liturgy can be found here. You can see brief excerpts from her book as it relates to the subject of Melchizedek here.

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