Yep! If Jesus were indeed lower than the angels and Paul were indeed greater than angels, then the conclusion must be true. The problem is, that's not what The Bible says in context. Hebrews 2:9 does indeed say that Jesus was "made" a little lower than the angels. Verses 6-8 quote Psalm 8, which says that man was made a little lower than the angels. The question becomes, what definition of "made" should we use? One definition would indicate that both were created in that state. If that's the definition to use, then we must also conclude that Jesus was a created being. The problem there is that He cannot be God "in the flesh" if He were created. See the related question "Is Jesus God" and "Is Jesus the Son of God" to the right for more information. Now let's look at Galatians. In the first part of the letter Paul is addressing a problem that the church at Galatia is having: that of abandoning Christ for "a different gospel" (v. 6). Galatians 1:8, in the NIV, reads: "But even if we or an angel from heaven should preach a gospel other than the one we preached to you, let him be eternally condemned!" This isn't saying that Paul is more important than an angel, but rather that the Gospel that the Galatians have been taught by Paul and others (presumably other apostles) is more important than any other variation they may hear, no matter from whom it comes, even it's from an alleged "angel." Thus, Paul is not saying he's greater than any given angel, though one could infer that he's more important than any angel who preaches a lie as the truth (which would include the various angels that fell with Lucifer, also called Satan). The phrasing, however, doesn't really support this directly, either, and it especially doesn't compare to Hebrews 2.
Jesus Christ is greater than the angels according to the book of Hebrews 1:4-9. Angels did worship Him. Angels are the servant of God, they serve Him since the creation. He is the only one who is above all. ''In the beginning was the word, the word was with God and the word was God''
Jesus is unique in that he is both 100% man and 100% God. The aspect of Jesus which is "a little lower than angels" is his man aspect... it's man which is created "a little lower than angels".
A:In the Book of Hebrews, Jesus is presented as the high priest in heaven, greater than the high priests on earth. He is better than the angels, who are commanded to worship him. Jesus is the second Moses, but superior to him. Finally, Jesus is the son of God. He is not equal to God, but God has made Jesus his heir. It is not entirely clear in this book whether Jesus has lived on earth as a physical man, but either view could be argued. Certainly there are apparent references to his crucifixion, but the ancients could believe in a crucifixion in heaven.
Jesus was a Jew.(Galatians 4:4/John 4:7-9)
No. The Hebrews worship only God. It is forbidden for the Hebrews to worship men or engage in Human sacrifice.
Yes. Some Hebrews (a small minority) do.
I think it does.ANSWER: Hebrews 13:8, "Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today, and forever."You can always count on Jesus Christ as He never changes!
Shepherds had the word of the angels of Jesus birth.
The coming of the Messiah is a large and fundamental part of Judasim. They believe in a messiah rather than Jesus. To them the Messiah is a greater person.
Jesus Christ fulfills the covenant that God made with humanity. Acts 3:25 says "Ye are the children of the prophets, and of the covenant which God made with our fathers, saying unto Abraham, And in thy seed shall all the kindreds of the earth be blessed." The seed of Abraham is Jesus. Galatians 3:17 says that the covenant was confirmed before God in Christ. Hebrews Chapter 8 says a lot about God's covenant. Hebrews 12:24 says that Jesus is the mediator of the new covenant. Hebrews 13:20 mentions the covenant.
there was no yeast in the bread that the hebrews had.
No. Jesus has no favourites. We are all one in Christ. (Galatians 3.28)
Yes, Judas from the New Testament was a Hebrew. All of the apostles were Hebrews. So was Jesus.Yes, Judas from the New Testament was a Hebrew. All of the apostles were Hebrews. So was Jesus.
The night He was arrested, when His disciples tried to protect Him with physical force, Jesus said, "Put your sword in its place, for all who take the sword will perish by the sword. Or do you think that I cannot now pray to My Father, and He will provide Me with more than twelve legions of angels?"(Matthew 26:52, 53 NKJV)While it is true Jesus made the statement in Matthew 26:53 that twelve legions of angels could be made available to Him, let's not overlook what He said before this ... "think that I cannot pray to My Father, and HE will provide". It seems that the command would have come from God the Father, not God the Son (Jesus).Psalm 8:4, 5 & Hebrews 2:6, 7, says that man is created a little lower than the angels. Hebrews 2:9 makes it clear that Jesus was sent to the earth and held a position lower than angels (He became man). Jesus as God incarnate would have to obey the laws that governed men. Though He was God in the flesh, He could not operate as God. So ... nowhere in the Bible does it say that Jesus can command legions of angels.
A mediator is a 'go-between'; One who comes between parties at odds, to reconcile differences. (Galatians 3:20)In the Scriptures the term is used in reference to both Moses and Jesus, who were the mediators between two different covenants.**Moses was mediator of the Law covenant between God and the nation of Israel (Deuteronomy 5:5)(Exodus 19:3, 7, 9)(Galatians 3:19)(John 7:19) and as mediator he helped the people keep the covenant and get the benefits(Leviticus 9).**Jesus is the mediator of the new covenant between God and the Christian congregation of 'spiritual Israel' (1Timothy 2:5)(Hebrews 12:24)(Hebrews 9:15)(Hebrews 8:10-13). As mediator he is always able to plead for those approaching God through him (Hebrews 7:24, 25)
Jesus was Jewish, since his father, God's, people were the Hebrews, or Jews.
No. In the first chapter of the New Testament epistle to the Hebrews, Jesus is clearly set apart from (and above) the angels in no uncertain terms.There are some groups, however, who believe this - notably the jehovah's Witnesses. but this teaching is false and unBiblical.
Was it Gabriel?
They might have been hebrews
In the book of Matthew,when Jesus Christ was baptised.Answer:Teachings on baptism are found throughout the New Testament. There are specific references in Matthew, Mark, Luke, John, Acts, Romans, 1 Corinthians, Galatians, Ephesians, Colossians, Hebrews and 1 Peter.
Angels were used to announce Jesus conception and birth.The gospel of Luke says they appeared in multitudes and praised God when Jesus was born
Paul told the Galatians that the way of salvation was through faith in Christ not by works: Galatians 2:16 knowing that a man is not justified by the works of the law but by faith in Jesus Christ, even we have believed in Christ Jesus, that we might be justified by faith in Christ and not by the works of the law; for by the works of the law no flesh shall be justified.
Jesus - IS - God. That's the whole concept of Christianity in three words. So, the angels cannot sing to God without singing to Jesus.
Angels that came to Jesus after the temptation in the wilderness in Matthew 4:11.
It is Jesus' birthday