Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Hebrews 1:3 And The Deity Of Jesus Christ

[Hebrews] 1:3 radiance=effulgence or flood of resplendent light. The word means "an outstanding," not a reflection. the exact representation of God's essence or nature. These expressions in verse 3 are strong assertions of the deity of Christ. sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high. The picture of Christ being seated indicates the finished character of His once-for-all sacrifice for sin (10:10, 12), and the right hand indicates the place of honor that He occupies.

The Ryrie Study Bible [New American Standard Bible], p. 1516

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