Apr 11, 2021
Originally Presented: October 30, 2016
Scripture Reading: Hebrews 2:5-9
In this paragraph the author picks up the theme of Christ's superiority to angels. To this point in the book, to buttress the idea that Jesus is superior to angels, the line of reasoning has centered on His divinity. Christ is seen as the Son (1:5),...
Apr 4, 2021
Originally Presented: October 23, 2016
Scripture Reading: Hebrews 2:1-4
To this point in Hebrews there has been no command. The author did not tell his readers to do anything in the first chapter. It was all declaration, wonderful declaration, about the glorious supremacy of Jesus. He is the radiance of the glory of...
Mar 28, 2021
Originally Presented: October 16, 2016
Scripture Reading: Hebrews 1:4-14
Having begun this letter with seven statements describing the exalted position of Christ (Heb 1:1-4), the writer now displays the preeminence of Jesus over angels. The author utilizes seven Old Testament quotations to make a case showing Christ to...
Mar 21, 2021
Scripture Reading: Hebrews 1:2,3
Few Biblical passages laud the excellencies of Christ like these opening verses of Hebrews 1. The position which Jesus occupies, both as the second person of the Godhead and as conquering Redeemer, is described in unrivalled and supreme terms. Jesus is "heir of all things" through whom...
Mar 14, 2021
Scripture Reading: Hebrews 1:1-9
The author of Hebrews does not begin his letter with the usual identification of the writer and the recipients. Instead he immediately plunges into the theme of his letter, namely the indescribable majesty and unapproachable glory of God the Son. What the readers had not understood...