He’s No Angel


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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Seeking the rest that is only promised and found in Christ Jesus, along with my treasured wife of more than twenty-five years, we seek to grow in our relationship with our Heavenly Father, walk with the Holy Spirit as He moves our hearts, loving others always as Jesus loves us, and carry the news of His glory, the wonderful gospel, that gives light and life where there once was only darkness.
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2 Responses to He’s No Angel

  1. granbee says:

    I have already commented on this wonderfully enlightening post about the non-Angelic nature of Jesus over at CB. I will just add there that I am freshly blessed today (while catching up with you guys!) by the wonderful photo of this scroll of Psalms.

  2. writinggomer says:

    Christ the One and Only. The Way, The Truth, and The Life.

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