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In this chapter, the author talks about Melchizedek, who was the original model for the High Priest. From that original priest all priest followed the law of self-cleansing in the eyes of God before the cleansing of the people they served. Jesus changed everything and in Hebrews 7:26 it says, Such a high priest truly meets our need—one who is holy, blameless, pure, set apart from sinners, exalted above the heavens. With Jesus Christ’s perfect sacrifice, the need for priestly cleansing became unnecessary, as did the need for continual sacrifices to cleanse us from our continual imperfection. God’s grace sets us free from the work of purification and we must always remember this, not out of obligation, but because His loves deserves our love and commitment in return.