God’s Final Word: His Son. (Redirected from Hebrews 1:1-2) Hebrews 1 is the first chapter of the Epistle to the Hebrews in the New Testament of the Christian Bible. After he had provided purification for sins,(L) he sat down at the right hand of the Majesty in heaven. This salvation, which was first announced by … Verse 1. In Context Parallel Compare [m] 9 But we do see Jesus, who was made lower than the angels for a little while, now crowned with glory and honor(AV) because he suffered death,(AW) so that by the grace of God he might taste death for everyone.(AX). (BQ) 18 Because he himself suffered when he was tempted, he is able to help those who are being tempted.(BR). Hebrews 1:2 "Hath in these last days spoken unto us by [his] Son, whom he hath appointed heir of all things, by whom also he made the worlds;" “Last days”: Jews understood the “last days” to mean the time when Messiah (Christ), would come (Num. but in these last days he has spoken to us by his Son, whom he appointed heir of all things, and … Hebrews chapter 1. therefore God, your God, has set you above your companions. Therefore--Because Christ the Mediator of the new covenant is so far ( Hebrews 1:5-14 ) above all … John 1:14. 33:14-16; Mica 5:1-2; Zech. (AI) 2 For since the message spoken(AJ) through angels(AK) was binding, and every violation and disobedience received its just punishment,(AL) 3 how shall we escape if we ignore so great a salvation? “I will declare your name to my brothers and sisters; in the assembly I will sing your praises.”, “Here am I, and the children God has given me.”, Deut. 10:28 how shall we escape if we neglect so great a salvation, # Matt. With many reminders and warnings, the purpose of the book of Hebrews was to inform Jewish Christians of the power of Christ and solutions that helped rid defiance among the masses. This is why they are admonished several times in this epistle to keep to their faith and to endure (Hebrews 2:1; Hebrews 3:6; Hebrews 3:14; Hebrews 4:11; Hebrews 4:14; Hebrews 6:11; Hebrews 10:23; Hebrews 10:35-36; Hebrews 13:7). 5 For it was not to angels that God subjected the world to come, of which … God’s Final Word: His Son 1 In the past God spoke to our ancestors through the prophets at many times and in various ways, 2 but in these last days he has spoken to us by his Son, whom he appointed heir of all things, and through whom also he made the universe. 1. 33:2; Acts 7:53; Gal. Hebrews 1 . So Jesus is not ashamed to call them brothers and sisters. THE BOOK OF HEBREWS (Hebrews 1:1-2:18) CHRIST IS BETTER THAN ANGELS; CHRIST IS PREFERRED ABOVE ANGELS; BOTH IN PERSON AND IN OFFICE. See How They All Connect. 1 In the past God spoke(A) to our ancestors through the prophets(B) at many times and in various ways,(C) 2 but in these last days(D) he has spoken to us by his Son,(E) whom he appointed heir(F) of all things, and through whom(G) also he made the universe. 1 In the past God spoke to our ancestors through the prophets at many times and in various ways, 2 but in these last days he has spoken to us by his Son, whom he appointed heir of all things, and through whom also he made the universe. 3 who is the refulgence of his glory,. CHAPTER 1. (AH), 2 We must pay the most careful attention, therefore, to what we have heard, so that we do not drift away. Psalm 22:22 – Hebrews 2:12 is quoted from there. Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV® Copyright ©1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by permission. 1. 8 But about the Son he says, “Your throne, O God, will last for ever and ever; a scepter of justice will … 12 Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. Cancel {{#items}} {{/items}} Hebrews 1. Hebrews chapter 2 continues the main theme of chapter 1: distinguishing Jesus from angels. Gain a concise, fundamental grasp of what the Bible is all about. (M) 4 So he became as much superior to the angels as the name he has inherited is superior to theirs.(N). 1 At many moments in the past and by many means, God spoke to our ancestors through the prophets; but 2 in our time, the final days, he has spoken to us in the person of his Son, whom he appointed heir of all things and through whom he made the ages. (Z)12 You will roll them up like a robe;    like a garment they will be changed.But you remain the same,(AA)    and your years will never end.”[f](AB). how shall we escape if we ignore so great a salvation? The chapter includes additional Old Testament quotes in order to make these points. 1 Corinthians 15:20-28, 1 Corinthians 15:54 – Jesus conquered death. 6 But there is a place where someone(AS) has testified: “What is mankind that you are mindful of them,    a son of man that you care for him? When he had accomplished purification from sins, 15:30 every transgression and disobedience received a just reward, 3 # Heb. Who being the brightness of his glory, and the express image of his person, and upholding all things … 2 We must pay the most careful attention, therefore, to what we have heard, so that we do not drift away. It is a solemn word indeed, that "now once at the end (literally, consummation) of the ages (aions) hath He been manifested … Hebrews Chapter 1. NIV, Storyline Bible, Comfort Print: Each Story Plays a Part. (1-2a) Jesus brought a revelation superior to the prophets of old. (AM) This salvation, which was first announced by the Lord,(AN) was confirmed to us by those who heard him. 1 In times past, God spoke in partial and various ways to our ancestors through the prophets; 2 in these last days, he spoke to us through a son, whom he made heir of all things and through whom he created the universe, a. Verse 10 – Everything was made by Him and for Him. But the author also tells them very severely what it means if someone who professed his faith in the gospel apostatizes to his former life in Judaism. “Your throne, O God, will last for ever and ever; a scepter of justice will be the scepter of your kingdom. Hebrews 1:2 King James Version (KJV) 2 Hath in these last days spoken unto us by his Son, whom he hath appointed heir of all things, by whom also he made the worlds; (AZ) 11 Both the one who makes people holy(BA) and those who are made holy(BB) are of the same family. 5 For to which of the angels did God ever say, “You are my Son;    today I have become your Father”[a]? 16 For surely it is not angels he helps, but Abraham’s descendants. (Hebrews 1:1) Like the Fourth Gospel and the Book of Genesis, this epistle begins with God. Jesus' superiority over all other things is summarized in His symbolic position, seated at the right hand of God the Father. The Superiority of Christ (Hebrews 1:1-2) 1 God, who at various times and in various ways spoke in time past to the fathers by the prophets, Hebrews 1:1 and 1:2 contrasts the Old and New Covenants. “What is mankind that you are mindful of them. 3 The Son is the radiance of God's glory and the exact representation of his being, sustaining all things by his powerful … Hebrews 1:1–4 summarizes the entire book of Hebrews. 1 We must pay the most careful attention, therefore, to what we have heard, so that we do not drift away. The Old Covenant came from God through prophets. «Philemon Hebrews James» 1 2 … 24:14; Jer. He explained that Jesus is the Son of God, thus inheriting everything that is in the world from the Most High. Chapter. (O), “I will be his Father,    and he will be my Son”[b]?(P). Hebrews Chapter 1 . And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, 2 fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith. In Hebrews Chapter 2, the focus is on Christ’s superiority and the danger of ignoring God’s wishes. NIV, Quest Study Bible, Comfort Print: The Only Q and A Study Bible, NIV, Biblical Theology Study Bible, Comfort Print: Follow God’s Redemptive Plan as It Unfolds throughout Scripture, NIV, Beautiful Word Bible Journal, Romans, Comfort Print, NIV, Story of Jesus: Experience the Life of Jesus as One Seamless Story. 3 The Son is the radiance of God’s glory and the exact representation of his being, sustaining all things by his powerful word 1 Thess 5:23. (BL) 17 For this reason he had to be made like them,[r](BM) fully human in every way, in order that he might become a merciful(BN) and faithful high priest(BO) in service to God,(BP) and that he might make atonement for the sins of the people. For the joy set before him he endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. Bible / Our Library / Bible Commentaries / Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Concise) / Hebrews / Hebrews 1; Share Tweet. The Founder of Salvation. 6 And again, when God brings his firstborn(Q) into the world,(R) he says, “Let all God’s angels worship him.”[c](S), “He makes his angels spirits,    and his servants flames of fire.”[d](T), “Your throne, O God, will last for ever and ever;(U)    a scepter of justice will be the scepter of your kingdom.9 You have loved righteousness and hated wickedness;    therefore God, your God, has set you above your companions(V)    by anointing you with the oil(W) of joy.”[e](X), “In the beginning, Lord, you laid the foundations of the earth,    and the heavens are the work of your hands. God, who at various times and in various ways spoke in time past to the fathers by the prophets, has in these last days spoken to us by His Son, "How shall we escape, if we neglect so great salvation; which at the first began to be spoken by the … [n](BC) 12 He says, “I will declare your name to my brothers and sisters;    in the assembly I will sing your praises.”[o](BD), “Here am I, and the children God has given me.”[q](BF), 14 Since the children have flesh and blood,(BG) he too shared in their humanity(BH) so that by his death he might break the power(BI) of him who holds the power of death—that is, the devil(BJ)— 15 and free those who all their lives were held in slavery by their fear(BK) of death. and the heavens are the work of your hands. God, having of old time spoken unto the fathers in the prophets by divers portions and in divers manners. In addition, the writer of Hebrews warns against the dangers of ignoring the message of Christ and refers to the way Jesus became human in order to perfectly serve as our ultimate high priest. [l] Yet at present we do not see everything subject to them. (AO) 4 God also testified to it by signs, wonders and various miracles,(AP) and by gifts of the Holy Spirit(AQ) distributed according to his will.(AR). God’s Final Word: His Son. This same man, Jesus Christ, is also God, and shares in all aspects of the divine nature. (AT)7 You made them a little[h] lower than the angels;    you crowned them with glory and honor8     and put everything under their feet.”[i][j](AU), In putting everything under them,[k] God left nothing that is not subject to them. New International Version (NIV). Hebrews 2:8 Or him; Hebrews 2:8 Or him; Hebrews 2:8 Or him; Hebrews 2:11 The Greek word for brothers and sisters (adelphoi) refers here to believers, both men and women, as part of God’s family; also in verse 12; and in 3:1, 12; 10:19; 13:22. Hebrews 1 – A Superior Savior A. Jesus, the superior Savior. Therefore, the words of Hebrews 1:2, He made the aionas, refer to those processes in each age by which God is bringing to pass His great purpose. Heb 3:1; 4:14, 15; 5:5, 10; 7:26, 28; 8:1, 3; 9:11. This epistle shows Christ as the end, foundation, body, and truth of the figures of the law, which of themselves were no virtue for the soul. New International Version. 5 It is not to angels that he has subjected the world to come, about which we are speaking. 1 In the past God spoke to our ancestors through the prophets at many times and in various ways, 2 but in these last days he has spoken to us by his Son, whom he appointed heir of all things, and through whom also he made the universe. Warning to Pay Attention. 2 Hath in these last days spoken unto us by his Son, whom he hath appointed heir of all things, by whom also he made the worlds; King James Version (KJV), Sign up for these short lessons that answer basic questions about the Bible, KJV, Reference Bible, Center-Column Giant Print, Red Letter Edition, Comfort Print: Holy Bible, King James Version, KJV, Open Bible, Red Letter Edition, Comfort Print: Complete Reference System, KJV, Value Thinline Bible, Large Print, Red Letter Edition, Comfort Print: Holy Bible, King James Version, KJV, Holy Bible, Larger Print, Paperback, Comfort Print: Holy Bible, King James Version, KJV, Vest Pocket New Testament & Psalms, Leathersoft, Black, Red Letter Version: Holy Bible, King James Version, KJV, Word Study Bible, Red Letter Edition: 1,700 Key Words that Unlock the Meaning of the Bible. Jesus is Higher than Angels Verses on sanctification – 2 Timothy 2:21. In Hebrews Chapter 1, Paul wrote of who Jesus really is. 2 For if the word # Deut. The first four verses of this chapter are a digression from the main line of thought for the purpose of exhorting the readers to a more alert fidelity to God's word; and there are no less than five instances in the epistle where such a digression is made. the very imprint of his being, and who sustains all things by his mighty word. (Y)11 They will perish, but you remain;    they will all wear out like a garment. (H) 3 The Son is the radiance of God’s glory(I) and the exact representation of his being,(J) sustaining all things(K) by his powerful word. 2. Hebrews 1:2 “Hath in these last days spoken unto us by [his] Son, whom he hath appointed heir of … NIV Reverse Interlinear Bible: English to Hebrew and English to Greek. (Hebrews 2:1) FIRST EXHORTATION. 32:43 (see Dead Sea Scrolls and Septuagint). Copyright © 2019 by Zondervan. 10 In bringing many sons and daughters to glory, it was fitting that God, for whom and through whom everything exists,(AY) should make the pioneer of their salvation perfect through what he suffered. Cancel {{#items}} {{/items}} Hebrews 2. Chapter. 9:9, 16). Paul went on to say that Jesus is the ruler and the creator of all things in the universe. Hebrews 2 Chapter 1. 2 For since the message spoken through angels was binding, and every violation and disobedience received its just punishment, 3 how shall we escape if we ignore so great a salvation? 1. 3:19 spoken through angels proved steadfast, and # Num. Teaching Points. 1 In the past God spoke to our ancestors through the prophets at many times and in various ways, 2 but in these last days he has spoken to us by his Son, whom he appointed heir of all things, … God has spoken to mankind in many ways, but now He speaks to us through Christ. 1 In the past God spoke to our ancestors through the prophets at many times and in various ways, 2 but in these last days he has spoken to us by his Son, whom he appointed heir of all things, and through whom also he made the universe. How shall we escape, if we neglect so great salvation; which at the first began to be spoken by the … (AE), 14 Are not all angels ministering spirits(AF) sent to serve those who will inherit(AG) salvation? 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