When the author of the epistle to the Hebrews sought to defend the glory of the Christ against the demeaning assumption that Jesus was no more than a super-angel… where did he draw his defense (Hebrews 1:4-13)?
…from the Old Testament. The Holy Spirit asks of His antagonists, “To which of the angels did God ever say…?”
“You are my Son, today I have begotten you (Psalm 2:7)“? “I will be to him a Father, and He shall be to me a Son (2 Samuel 7:14)“?
“Let all God’s angels worship him (Deuteronomy 32:43).”
“He makes his angels winds, and his ministers a flame of fire (Psalm 104:4).”
But of the Son he says, “Your throne, O God, is forever and ever, the scepter of uprightness is the scepter of your kingdom.
You have loved righteousness and hated wickedness; therefore God, your God, has anointed you…
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