because he has been specifically called by God a high priest according to the manner of Melchizedek.
For this reason, now that we have left the primary doctrine about the Christ, let us press on to maturity, not laying a foundation again, namely, repentance from dead works, and faith toward God,
Scripture quotations are taken from
New World Translation of the Holy Scriptures,
published by the Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society, Inc.