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The Holy Eucharist - The Priesthood 

Although the Word Eucharist does not appear literally in the Bible, we can see even from the Old Testament how the Sacrifice of Thanksgiving for the forgiveness of sins is offered personally by the Lamb of God who takes away
the sins of the world. He is the priest, the altar and the sacrifice.

On the night of the Last supper,  He instituted two Sacraments: 
the Priesthood ( Holy Orders ) and the Eucharist.

Genesis 14:18
18  And King Melchizedek of Salem brought out bread and wine; he was priest of God Most High.

Exodus 16:4
4. Then the LORD said to Moses, "I am going to rain bread from heaven for you, and each day the people shall go out and gather enough for that day. In that way I will test them, whether they will follow my instruction or not.

Numbers 25:11
11  "Phinehas son of Eleazar, son of Aaron the priest, has turned back my wrath from the Israelites by manifesting such zeal among them on my behalf that in my jealousy I did not consume the Israelites.
Numbers 25:12-13
12  Therefore say, 'I hereby grant him my covenant of peace.
13  It shall be for him and for his descendants after him a covenant of perpetual priesthood, because he was zealous for his God, and made atonement for the Israelites.' "

Psalm 50:23
23  Those who bring thanksgiving as their sacrifice honor me; to those who go the right way I will show the salvation of God."

Psalm 116:13
13  I will lift up the cup of salvation and call on the name of the LORD,

Proverbs 9:4-6
4  "You that are simple, turn in here!" To those without sense she says,
5  "Come, eat of my bread and drink of the wine I have mixed.
6  Lay aside immaturity, and live, and walk in the way of insight."

Proverbs 14:9
9  Fools mock at the guilt offering, but the upright enjoy God's favor.

Isaiah 6:7
The seraph touched my mouth with it and said: "Now that this has touched your lips, your guilt has departed and your sin is blotted out."

Jeremiah 33:17
17. For thus says the LORD: David shall never lack a man to sit on the throne of the house of Israel,
Jeremiah 33:20-22
20  Thus says the LORD: If any of you could break my covenant with the day and my covenant with the night, so that day and night would not come at their appointed time,
21  only then could my covenant with my servant David be broken, so that he would not have a son to reign on his throne, and my covenant with my ministers the Levites.
22  Just as the host of heaven cannot be numbered and the sands of the sea cannot be measured, so I will increase the offspring of my servant David, and the Levites who minister to me.  (priests)

Lamentations 2:12
12  They cry to their mothers, "Where is bread and wine?" as they faint like the wounded in the streets of the city, as their life is poured out on their mothers' bosom.

Ezekiel 39:17
17. As for you, mortal, thus says the Lord GOD: Speak to the birds of every kind and to all the wild animals: Assemble and come, gather from all around to the sacrificial feast that I am preparing for you, a great sacrificial feast on the mountains of Israel, and you shall eat flesh and drink blood.

Ezekiel 39:18
18  You shall eat the flesh of the mighty, and drink the blood of the princes of the earth -- of rams, of lambs, and of goats, of bulls, all of them fatlings of Bashan.

Ezekiel 39:19
19  You shall eat fat until you are filled, and drink blood until you are drunk, at the sacrificial feast that I am preparing for you.

Ezekiel 39:20
20  And you shall be filled at my table with horses and charioteers, with warriors and all kinds of soldiers, says the Lord GOD.

Ezekiel 46:13
13. He shall provide a lamb, a yearling, without blemish, for a burnt offering to the LORD daily; morning by morning he shall provide it.

Malachi 1:11
11  For from the rising of the sun to its setting my name is great among the nations, and in every place incense is offered to my name, and a pure offering; for my name is great among the nations, says the LORD of hosts.

Malachi 2:1
1. And now, O priests, this command is for you.

Malachi 2:4-7
4. Know, then, that I have sent this command to you, that my covenant with Levi may hold, says the LORD of hosts.
5  My covenant with him was a covenant of life and well-being, which I gave him; this called for reverence, and he revered me and stood in awe of my name.
6  True instruction was in his mouth, and no wrong was found on his lips. He walked with me in integrity and uprightness, and he turned many from iniquity.
7  For the lips of a priest should guard knowledge, and people should seek instruction from his mouth, for he is the messenger of the LORD of hosts.

Malachi 2:8
8  But you have turned aside from the way; you have caused many to stumble by your instruction; you have corrupted the covenant of Levi, says the LORD of hosts,

Matthew 15:8
8  'This people honors me with their lips, but their hearts are far from me;

Matthew 26:26
26. While they were eating, Jesus took a loaf of bread, and after blessing it he broke it, gave it to the disciples, and said, "Take, eat; this is my body."

Mark 6:51
51  Then he got into the boat with them and the wind ceased. And they were utterly astounded,
Mark 6:52
52  for they did not understand about the loaves, but their hearts were hardened.

John 6:53
53  So Jesus said to them, "Very truly, I tell you, unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink his blood, you have no life in you.

Acts 2:42
42  They devoted themselves to the apostles' teaching and fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers.

1 Corinthians 10:16
16  The cup of blessing that we bless, is it not a sharing in the blood of Christ? The bread that we break, is it not a sharing in the body of Christ?

1 Corinthians 11:23
23. For I received from the Lord what I also handed on to you, that the Lord Jesus on the night when he was betrayed took a loaf of bread,

Hebrews 13:15
15  Through him, then, let us continually offer a sacrifice of praise to God, that is, the fruit of lips that confess his name.

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