Summary: Where does Jesus stand in relationship to angels?
THE PLACE OF JESUS IN HEAVEN
Key Verse and Theme: “The Son is the radiance of God’s glory and the exact representation of his being, sustaining all things by his powerful word. After he had provided purification for sins, he sat down at the right hand of the Majesty in heaven.” (Hebrews 1:3)
1. Jesus is the spokesman of God. (Hebrews 1:1-2)
A. In the past, God spoke through the prophets. (vs. 1)
B. In these last days, God spoke by sending His Son. (vs. 2)
C. Jesus is the heir, because he was there in the beginning. (vs. 2)
2. The Son is… (Hebrews 1:3-4)
A. The radiance of God’s glory. (Luke 9:29)
B. The exact representation of God. (John 14:6-9)
C. Seated at the right hand of the Father. (Acts 1:7-11)
3. The angels are… (Hebrews 1:5-14)
A. Created beings who worship the Son. (vs. 6)
B. Servants of the living God. (vs. 7)
C. Ministering spirits to those who will inherit salvation. (vs. 14)
4. What can we learn?
A. Hebrews teaches us about Jesus.
B. Hebrews tells us who to worship.
C. Hebrews tells us who not to worship.
D. Hebrews tells us how to inherit salvation.