v1 God spoke through the prophets (OT) Numbers 12:6.
v2 God now spoke by His Son. (NT) John 1:188.8.131.52.
v2 Father created worlds by His Son Colossians 1:16.
v3 Son brightness of Father’s glory John 17:5.
v3 Son express image of Father’s person. Col 1:15. 2 Cor 4:4.
v3 Father upholds all things by the Son Colossians 1:15.17.
v3 Son sat at right hand of the Father Heb 1:13. 10:12. Ps 110:1.
v4 Son better than angels Hebrews 1:9.
v4 Son inherited a better Name than the angels Psalm 2:7. Isaiah 9:6.
v5 Father said, ‘Thou art My Son’ – begotten Psalm 2:7.
v6 First begotten, firstborn Romans 8:29.
v6 Angels to worship the Son Revelation 5:12-14.
v7 Angels are spirits Psalm 104:4.
v8.9. Father said, ‘Thy throne, O God’ Psalm 45:6.7.
v9 Son’s God anointed Him Revelation 1:6. 3:12.
v9 Son was anointed before creation of the earth. Proverbs 8:23.
v10-12 Earth will perish, but Son will remain Psalm 102:25-27.
Chapter 1 shows the divinity of Christ
The Son created the worlds with His Father
The Son is the brightness of His Father’s glory
The Son is the express image of the Father’s person
The Son upholds all things, together with His Father
The Son sits at the right hand of the Father
The Son is higher than the angels
The Son better than angels, received name by birth - inheritance
The Son is begotten of the Father
The Son is the Son of the Father
The Son is the first begotten of the Father
The angels are to worship the Son
The Father says of His Son, ‘Thy throne O God’
The Son is divine like His Father
The Father anointed His Son above the angels
The Son laid the foundations of the earth; they will perish
The Father says of His Son, ‘Sit at My right hand till I make your enemies your footstool’
None of this can be said of the angels
They were created beings, sons, but created
They are ministering spirits
They minister to those who are heirs of salvation
The Humanity of Christ on the Earth
v9 The Son is made a little lower than the angels Gal 4:4. Phil 2:5-8.
v9 the Son received glory and honour before earth.
On earth: John 12:23.28. 13:31.
In future: John 17:5. Phil 2:9.10.
v9 The Son tasted death for every man. Luke 24:46.
v10 The Son was made perfect through suffering. Hebrews 5:8.
v11. He who sanctifies and those who are sanctified are one. John 17:23.
v12 The Son is not ashamed to call those sanctified His brethren
v12 The Son will declare God’s name Ps 22:22. Jn 17:6.26.
v13 The Son will put trust in God Ps 18:2.3. Luk 23:46.
v13 Children given to the Son John 17:184.108.40.206.
v14. Children – flesh and blood. Romans 8:3.
v14 The Son will destroy devil 1 John 3:8.
v15 Christians can serve without fear of death Luke 1:74.
v16 Son took not nature of angels, but seed of Abraham Galatians 3:14.16.
v17 The Son made in all things like His brethren Galatians 4:4-7.
v17 So He could be a merciful High priest Heb 4:14-16. 7:25.
Chapter 2 shows the humanity of Christ
The Son made a little lower than the angels for suffering of death
The Son was crowned with glory and honour
The Son tasted death for every man
The Son was made perfect through suffering
The sanctified Son is one with those who are sanctified
The Son is not ashamed to call the sanctified ones his brethren
The Son will declare His Father’s name in the church
The Father has given His Son sanctified children
The Son is flesh and blood like men are flesh and blood
The Son will destroy the devil; the redeemed serve no fear of death
The Son took not nature of angels, but the seed of Abraham
The Son made like His brethren in all things, to be a merciful high priest.
“By His humanity, Christ touched humanity; by His divinity, He lays hold upon the throne of God. As the Son of man, He gave us an example of obedience; as the Son of God, He gives us power to obey.” The Desire of Ages p24.