Appendix: Mormon Text on Melchizdek

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"And Melchizedek lifted up his voice and blessed Abram. 26Now Melchizedek was a man of faith, who wrought righteousness; and when a child he feared God, and stopped the mouths of lions, and quenched the violence of fire. 27And thus, having been approved of God, he was ordained an high priest after the order of the covenant which God made with Enoch, 28it being after the order of the Son of God; which order came, not by man, nor the will of man, neither by father nor mother; neither by beginning of days nor end of years; but of God; 29and it was delivered unto men by the calling of his own voice, according to his own will, unto as many as believed on his name. 30For God having sworn unto Enoch and unto his seed with an oath by himself; that every one being ordained after this order and calling sound have power, by faith, to break mountains, to divide the seas, to dry up waters, to turn them out of their course; 31to put at defiance the armies of nations, to divide the earth, to break every band, to stand in the presence of God; to do all things according to his will, according to his command, subdue prinicipalities and powers; and this by the will of the Son of God which was from before the foundation of the world. 32And men having this faith, coming up unto this order of God, were translated and taken up into heaven. 33And now, Melchizedek was a priest of this order; therefore he obtained peace in Salem, and was called the Prince of Peace. 34And his people wrought righteousness, and obtained heaven, and sought for the city of Enoch which God had before taken, separating it from the earth, having reserved it unto the latter days, or the end of the world; 35and hath said, and sworn with an oath, that the heavens and the earth should come together; and the sons of God should be tried so as by fire.
36"And this Melchizedek having thus established righteousness, was called the king of heaven by his people, or in other words, the King of Peace. 37And he lifted up his voice and he blessed Abram, being the high priest, and the keeper of the storehouse of God; 38him whom God had appointed to receive tithes for the poor. 39Wherefore, Abram paid unto him tithes of all that he had, of all the riches which he possessed, which God had given him more than that which he had need.
40"And it came to pass, that God blessed Abram, and gave unto him riches, and honour, and lands for an everlasting covenant which he had made, and according to the blessing wherewith Melchizedek had blessed him."
Genesis 14:25-40, JST

"And now, my brethren, I would that ye should humble yourselves before God, and bring forth fruit meet for repentance, that ye may also enter into that rest. 14Yea, humble yourselves even as the people in the days of Melchizedek, who was also a high priest after this same order which I have spoken, who also took upon him the high priesthood forever. 15And it was this same Melchizedek to whom Abraham paid tithes; yea, even our father Abraham paid tithes of one-tenth part of all he possessed. 16Now these ordinances were given after this manner, that thereby the people might look forward on the Son of God, it being a type of his order, or it being his order, and this that they might look forward to him for a remission of their sins, that they might enter into the rest of the Lord. 17Now this Melchizedek was a king over the land of Salem; and his people had waxed strong in iniquity and abomination; yea, they had all gone astray; they were full of all manner of wickedness; 18but Melchizedek having exercised mighty faith, and received the office of the high priesthood according to the holy order of God, did preach repentance unto his people. And behold, they did repent; and Melchizedek did establish peace in the land in his days; therefore he was called the prince of peace, for he was the king of Salem; and he did reign under his father. 19Now, there were many before him, and also there were many afterwards, but none were greater; therefore, of him they have more particularly made mention."
Alma 13:13-19
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