Preeminent Proclamation

Summary

Series: Preeminence

Scripture Reference: Hebrews 1

Insight

3 sections to Hebrews:

  1. Hebrews 1:1-4:13 - Preeminent Proclamation —> Perfect Prophet

  2. Hebrews 4:14-10:18 - Preeminent Provision —> Perfect Priest

  3. Hebrews 10:19-13:25 - Preeminent Practice —> Perfect King

Who is Jesus? He is perfect in His:

SUSTAINING POWER (v 1-2)

  • “sustain” —> bear, carry, guide toward a proper goal

  • Colossians 1:17

  • “all things” —> entire universe

  • “word of power” —> His powerful word; spoken, declared determined will

CLEANSING PROVISION (v 3)

  • Who —> the Son, Jesus

  • What —> purified, cleansed

  • Ezekiel 37:23, Titus 2:14, Hebrews 9:14

    • We have been cleansed for His glory

  • When —> past, present, always

    • Past action with a continuous effect

EXALTED POSITION (v 3)

  • Honor

  • Authority

  • Completion

  • intercession

    • “He sat down” —> it is finished

    • Mark 16:19

    • Hebrews 8:1; 10:12; 12:2-3

      • “So that you will not grow weary and lose heart”

        • Significance

          • Sign of Honor

            • Philippians 2:11

          • Sign of Authority

            • I Peter 3:22

          • Sign of Completion

            • Hebrews 10:12

          • Sign of Intercession and Advocacy

            • Romans 8:33

            • Hebrews 2:1

SO WHAT?

  • Whose voice are you listening to?

  • Whose voice brings peace in the storm?

  • Whose voice brings clarity in confusion?