Genesis 14, Abram rescues Lot, gives tithes to Melchizedek, priest of the Most High God.

That was a lot of information about a very minor tribal warfare! But Lot was captured.

This was a long pursuit, all the way to north of Damascus!

Back to Salem, which means “peace”. It is now called Jerusalem.

Melchizedek came out of nowhere! He is mentioned in the Psalms:

But the best description of him is found in Hebrews 7:

Now back to Genesis 14: