Hebrews 1 Commentary

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Introduction to Hebrews

The salvation, or deliverance, spoken of in Hebrews, for the most part, is about being delivered from the weight of sin in our daily walk that can encumber us from fulfilling the mission God has appointed us to as his children; the same mission Jesus followed and exhorts us to follow.

Hebrews 1:1-2

The law and the prophets came to their peak in Christ. Christ is God’s Son and the heir of all things.

Hebrews 1:3-4

Christ is the exact representation of God and all things exist because of Christ. He is seated at the right hand of God and is greater than the angels.

Hebrews 1:5

The Son is greater than the angels because God has made Him the heir of all things.

Hebrews 1:6-7

The Son is greater than the angels because the angels have been commanded to worship Him and they serve Him.

Hebrews 1:8-9

Still contrasting the Son with the angels, this verse talks about Christ’s throne lasting forever and God anointing Christ above everything.

Hebrews 1:10-12

The Lord created the earth and the heavens, they will perish but the Lord is the same.

Hebrews 1:13-14

God has never told the angels to sit at His right hand or told them He will make their enemies a footstool. Angels are made to do what God commands to help believers.