by Robert Marshall
Melchizedek was symbolic of an eternal Priesthood. He was called the Prince of peace as was Jesus. When Abraham paid tithes to Melchizedek the Bible says that Levi, even though he was in Abraham's loins, Levi paid tithes to Melchizedek.
The Levitical Priesthood was not perfect, so it could not serve God perfectly. The book of Hebrews says that Melchizedek was born without mother and father. When a human is born into this world, they are born by their mother and father. When a human is born again into the kingdom of God, they are born again without mother and father.
God makes them born again without the help of parents. God said to Jesus; "You are a Priest forever in the order of Melchizedek."
And Jesus is our High Priest. God calls the born again believer Kings and Priests; so we are Priests forever in the order of Melchizedek, with Jesus being our High Priest.