Angels are sent by God to carry out God’s purposes. But angels’ work for God cannot be compared to Christ’s perfect work on the cross. Jesus is superior because He is God the Son, He alone can save, and be called the Savior.
Angels can never share in the incommunicable attributes of God. As God the Son, the Lord Jesus Christ contains all the fullness of God.
Having now established the supremacy of Christ, the writer turned his attention to those mysterious celestial beings, the angels.
The church spent centuries trying to understand Who Jesus is, for what Jesus did and does has to be understood in the framework of His identity.
The most important subject in the Epistle to the Hebrews is the Lord Jesus Christ. There is nowhere else to begin but with Messiah, for nothing else can show the betterness of the better covenant than Jesus Himself.
What is fascinating about this particular code word is that it originally queued Satan, as depicted by the prophet Isaiah.
The scribes understood that Jesus was claiming the same essence as God. In fact the Pharisees told Him, "It is not for a good work that we are going to stone you but for blasphemy, because you, being a man, make yourself God."
the most important name given to Jesus is the one Matthew used in his genealogy, in verse 1, verse 16, verse 17 and verse 18: Christ, Messiah, the anointed one.