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Daily Devotions – The Supremacy of God’s Son

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Hebrews 1:1-14 (ESV)
The Supremacy of God’s Son
1 Long ago, at many times and in many ways, God spoke to our fathers by the prophets, 2 but in these last days, he has spoken to us by his Son, whom he appointed the heir of all things, through whom also he created the world. 3 He is the radiance of the glory of God and the exact imprint of his nature, and he upholds the universe by the word of his power. After making purification for sins, he sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high, 4 having become as much superior to angels as the name he has inherited is more excellent than theirs. 5 For to which of the angels did God ever say, “You are my Son, today I have begotten you”? Or again, “I will be to him a father, and he shall be to me a son”? 6 And again, when he brings the firstborn into the world, he says, “Let all God’s angels worship him.” 7 Of the angels, he says, “He makes his angels winds, and his ministers a flame of fire.” 8 But of the Son, he says, “Your throne, O God, is forever and ever, the scepter of uprightness is the scepter of your kingdom. 9 You have loved righteousness and hated wickedness; therefore God, your God, has anointed you with the oil of gladness beyond your companions.” 10 And, “You, Lord, laid the foundation of the earth in the beginning, and the heavens are the work of your hands; 11 they will perish, but you remain; they will all wear out like a garment, 12 like a robe you will roll them up, like a garment they will be changed. But you are the same, and your years will have no end.” 13 And to which of the angels has he ever said, “Sit at my right hand until I make your enemies a footstool for your feet”? 14 Are they not all ministering spirits sent out to serve for the sake of those who are to inherit salvation?

 

Of all the qualities in verses 2-4, which are you beginning to appreciate more and more?

 

Savior Jesus, Father God, Holy Spirit, You are my Lord.  Together You created all things on earth and in heaven, all things visible and invisible, and all things spiritual and physical. By Your Word, you hold the universe together. You created all beings including the angels in heaven, creatures on earth, and You created human beings in Your image. You are the supreme God of all, worthy of honor, worship, and praise! You love Your creation. You spoke to Your people through prophets. You sent Jesus to fulfill the old way of sacrifice. Through Your mercy and grace, You washed away our sins forever. Jesus, You now sit at the right side of the Glorious God in Heaven, heir of all things. Jesus, You are the only way to salvation. You are all I need. The more I realize who You are and what You have done for me and all of creation, the more I begin to understand the depth of Your love. The more I realize how much You love me, the more I am able to receive and to respond to Your love. What can I do but thank you, my sustainer and redeemer? You are my God! I will praise and worship You for eternity! Amen