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How Could the Melchizedek Priesthood Be Taken Away from Israel?

TitleHow Could the Melchizedek Priesthood Be Taken Away from Israel?
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1963
AuthorsSmith, Joseph Fielding
MagazineImprovement Era
Volume66
Issue Number6
Pagination446–447
Date PublishedJune 1963
KeywordsCaptivities of the Israelites; Disobedience; Melchizedek Priesthood; Priesthood Authority; Priesthood Keys; Wilderness of Sin; Wilderness of the Exodus
Abstract

This article argues that the Israelites lost the Melchizedek priesthood due to their rebellion in the wilderness after their salvation from Egypt.