Hebrews: Who is Melchizedek?

Who is Melchizedek and why is he important to us? We will be studying in Hebrews this mysterious person and we will see how vitally important he is in helping us understand how significant Jesus is. Practical question: How scared will you be when you die and launch into eternity... how about when you appear before God? It will be intimidating won't it? But because of Melchizedek... and through understanding him... you will better realize just how amazing Jesus's role is, and you will gain immense comfort and faith for that great day.