Calvin, J. To a Jews, the description of Christ at God’s right hand would be more persuasive as a symbol of Christ’s authority and power than even the Resurrection. He is the source of all the energy there is, whether the explosive potential packed inside an atom or the steaming kettle on the kitchen stove. Hence the apostle passes to the glory of the person of Christ, who was able to execute such an office: He was the brightness of his Father's glory, and the express image of his person, Hebrews 1:3. None can ever ask too much. They bore witness to the coming Messiah (Acts 10:43). In Heb. My wife of 45 years developed severe anorexia nervosa and almost died. He has taken his place on the right hand of glory; but the tremendous thought of the writer to the Hebrews is that he is there, not as our judge but as one who makes intercession for us so that, when we enter into the presence of God, we go, not to hear his justice (William Barclay's Daily Study Bible). Why? For it is impossible for the blood of bulls and goats to take away sins" (He 10:4-note), "but when Christ appeared as a High Priest… He entered through the greater and more perfect tabernacle (in contrast to the earthly tabernacle and the Holy of holies that the Levitical priests entered once a year on the Day of Atonement) and not through the blood of goats and calves, but through His own blood… (into) the holy place once for all, having obtained eternal redemption. a prophecy ("that you should remember the words - rhema - spoken beforehand by the holy prophets and the commandment of the Lord and Savior spoken by your apostles." 9:4; 11:17; Heb 3:14; 11:1, signifying in every instance ground of confidence or confidence. Praise is one of the greatest acts of which we are capable; and it is most like the service of heaven. Either quote substantiates the writer's main premise. The rivers run down into the sea. On comparing what God there says of the angels, with what he says to Christ, the inferiority of the angels to Christ plainly appears. The LORD (God the Father) says to my Lord (God the Son): "Sit at My right hand, until I make Thine enemies a footstool for Thy feet." It came to denote essence, substance or the inner nature and as discussed below is used with that meaning in here in Hebrews 1:3. That not one life shall be destroy'd. As God, Messiah is David’s Lord but as man, He is David’s Son. Heb 7:27; 9:12; 13, 14, 16, 26, Jn 1:29; 1Jn 1:7; 3:5, Hebrews 4:14; 8:1; 10:12; 12:2; Ps 110:1; Mk 16:19; Lk 20:42;43 Acts 2:33; 7:56; Ro 8:34; Ep 1:20;21, 22, Col 3:1; 1Pe1:21; 3:22; Rev 3:21, Majesty 1 Chr 29:11; Job 37:22; Mic 5:4; 2Pe 1:16; Jude 1:25. A child may ask that question, but so does an astronomer. Had made (4160) (poieo) can be translated make, produce, bring about or cause, referring to any external act as manifested in the production of something tangible or obvious to the senses. Of the worship offered him in catacombs, or in their secret meetings, amongst dens and caves, paganism was necessarily ignorant. That hand which bears all nature up © 2021 Christianity.com. Christ's seated position at right hand of God, a place of privileged honor, is mentioned 5x in Hebrews clearly making it a key phrase (click Heb 1:3) the author wants his readers to fully comprehend. That energy is not simply a mindless force. Paul concurs that Jesus "is the image of the invisible God" (see note Col 1:15). Just as the foundations uphold a house, so does Jesus Christ “sustain all things by the word of his power.” Only think of it; those innumerable worlds of light that make unbounded space to look as though it were sprinkled over with golden dust, would all die out, like so many expiring sparks, and cease to be, if the Christ who died on Calvary did not will that they should continue to exist. Angels shall gather all the saints together at the last day, when all whose hearts and hopes are set upon perishing treasures and fading glories, will be driven from Christ's presence into everlasting misery. In Mt 22:43, 44, 45 Christ specifically applies Psalm 110:1 to Himself claiming that He is not just the son of David but David's Lord. In N. T., 2Cor. He says that he was the apaugasma (541) of God's glory. Paul adds that Jesus "is before all things and in Him all things hold together." ', Right (1188) (dexios) as opposed to left and when giving or receiving, preference is given to right hand (Christ is God's literal "Right hand Man") and so the right-hand position is the place of honor. (ICB: Nelson). God is greater than our greatest problem. Previous – Hebrews 2:5-18. Pliny writes to tell the Emperor that the Christians of Asia Minor were accustomed to meet to sing praise to Christ as God. 'A Jesus Nut' - By Vernon C. Grounds - A Navy pilot was describing his complex helicopter to his parents one day. But our Lord has completed His atonement, and now, “there no longer remains a sacrifice for sins” (Heb 10:26), for there no longer remains sin to be purged. They looked upon them as mediators between God and men, and some went so far as to pay them a kind of religious homage or worship. Each of us must walk in the light we have. The etymological equivalent of hupostasis in English is substance or that which stands under a thing and which makes it what it is. To say it another way the work of purification was done by Christ personally, and was not something which He designated to be done by some other agent. Listen to Jesus. Considering these meanings of hupostasis in Hebrews 11:1 one could paraphrase this verse as follows…, Robertson commenting on the use of hupostasis in Hebrews 1:3 writes that "The word hupostasis for the being or essence of God “is a philosophical rather than a religious term” (Moffatt). Katharismos - 11x in the Septuagint - Exod 29:36; 30:10; Lev 14:32; 15:13; Num 14:18; 1 Chr 23:28; Neh 12:45; Job 7:21; Ps 89:44; Prov 14:9; Dan 12:6, Sins (266) (hamartia) brought death to man and separation from fellowship and communion with God. And He put all things in subjection under His feet, and gave Him as head over all things to the church" (see notes Ephesians 1:20; 1:21; 1:22), at the right hand of God, having gone into heaven, after angels and authorities and powers had been subjected to Him." ).Calvin's Commentaries (Heb 1:3) This impression or mark with its particular features was considered to be the exact representation of the object whose image it bore. As Sir William Watson said of them, "So to the wild wolf Hate were sacrificed, The panting, huddled flock, whose crime was Christ.". Hebrews 11:1-3 New International Version (NIV) Faith in Action. Faith involves the most solid possible conviction, the God-given present assurance of a future reality. Christ shall go on conquering and to conquer. Go, for I am too old to have a husband. Because He upholds all things by the Word of His power. An extraordinary brightness is said to have shone forth from between the cherubim. He is the One who can lift us above the degrading forces of evil in our world. 1:3, the word denotes the objective removal of our sins by Jesus Christ (see Heb. Vincent says that this phrase "is concerned, not only with sustaining the weight of the universe, but also with maintaining its coherence and carrying on its development… " and adds that "the Logos is called by Philo the bond of the universe; but the maintenance of the coherence implies the guidance and propulsion of all the parts to a definite end.". Radiance (541) (apaugasma from apaugázo = emit light or splendor in turn derived from apó = from + augázo = shine) literally means "off-flashing" and then the brightness beamed forth which describes the effulgence (from Latin effulgere = to shine forth and thus radiant splendor or brilliance emanating from an original light body), splendor or light emitted or issuing from a luminous body. Hebrews 1:1-3 New International Version (NIV) God’s Final Word: His Son. Our Savior was joyful that He could do this for us, that He could buy or redeem us to be His purchased possession. Dr. John Owen, who loves to explain the spiritual meaning in the Letter to the Hebrews by the types in the Old Testament, explains the brightness of the Father’s glory by a reference to the Shekinah over the mercy seat, which was the only visible token of the presence of God there. Jesus taking His seat at the right hand of God is taken from Ps 110:1-note where David writes…. We must see that Christ upholds all things by the word of His power and that all things includes the preservation of even our very spirit, soul and body. gladdening Light, of his pure glory poured. a. Are you listening? The author amplifies on this truth writing that Jesus functioned as both the Sacrifice (Offering) and the Sacrificer ("Offerer" or High Priest), Who, "does not need daily, like those high priests (Levitical priests under the Old Covenant), to offer up sacrifices, first for His own sins, and then for the sins of the people, because this He did once for all when He offered up Himself." Study the bible online using commentary on Hebrews 1 and more! (see note Revelation 3:21), And in one of the most incredible invitation every given, we as believers have been given the awesome invitation to, "draw near with confidence to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy and may find grace to help in time of need." There are 15 other Scriptural references to Christ seated at the right hand of God: Ps 16:11 [KJV "at Thy right hand"], Mt 26:64; Mk 14:62; 16:19; Lk 22:69; Acts 7:55,56, Ro 8:34 [note]; Eph 1:20 [note]; Col 3:1 [note]; 1 Pet 3:22 [note] and the 4 verses in Hebrews - see below. His saints securely dwell; The Person of the Son is thus represented, not as of one apart from God, irradiated by His glory, but as Himself the sheen of his glory." Wonder of wonders!" “Love so amazing, so divine, demands my soul, my life, my all,” as Isaac Watts’ hymn says." 3 who is the refulgence of his glory,. Hebrews 1 is the first chapter of the Epistle to the Hebrews in the New Testament of the Christian Bible.The author is anonymous, although the internal reference to "our brother Timothy" (Hebrews 13:23) causes a traditional attribution to Paul, but this attribution has been disputed since the second century and there is no decisive evidence for the authorship. Of course, we are talking figuratively now, and you must not interpret this literally. "O come let us adore Him" "fixing our eyes on Jesus" (Heb 12:2-note). My youngest son almost died. (2Cor 4:6). Hebrews 11:3. The gospel revelation is excellent above the former; in that it is a revelation which God has made by his Son. As we listen and obey what God says in His Son (in His Word, the Scripture), He will sustain us through any trial, bringing us to the desired end He has for us --to be conformed to the image of Jesus Christ. In Exodus 33 Moses asks God "I pray Thee show me Thy glory (LXX = doxa)!" HEBREWS 1:3, 4. "), Rhema as used here in Hebrews 1:3 to refer to active and powerful word. They were quite certain that God's love was backed by his power and that in the end the kingdoms of the world would be the kingdoms of the Lord and of his Christ. Then the LORD said, "Behold, there is a place by Me, and you shall stand there on the rock and it will come about, while My glory is passing by, that I will put you in the cleft of the rock and cover you with My hand until I have passed by. Jesus is distinct from God the Father and yet identical with Him. 1. Jesus' Own testimony was that "he who beholds Me beholds the One who sent Me." —Doddridge Etymologically it is the sediment or foundation under a building (for instance). Not by proxy did He serve us, but by Himself. Then I will take My hand away and you shall see My back, but My face shall not be seen." Ex 30:10 “And Aaron shall make atonement on its horns once a year (Yom Kippur); he shall make atonement on it with the blood of the sin offering of atonement (Lxx = "the blood of purification" = katharismos) once a year throughout your generations. BBE: Who, being the outshining of his glory, the true image of his substance, supporting all things by the word of his power, having given himself as an offering making clean from sins, took his seat at the right hand of God in heaven; ICB: The Son reflects the glory of God. One is hard-pressed to find a verse-by-verse commentary on the Book of Hebrews from a Torah perspective. This word exegeomai gives us our English word "exegesis" which describes the exposition of God's word, unfolding the interpretation through teaching. All rights reserved), Thou art coming to a King— But what a tribute to the worship paid in those early days to our Saviour, amidst gibes and taunts and persecution! There He sits, and I am sure He would not be sitting if He had not finished the salvation of His people. “If Messiah is David’s Son,” Jesus asked, “then how could Messiah also be David’s Lord?”, There is only one answer to this question. Notice that this implies rest. In the Old Testament the priests had to make sacrifices day after day and year after year not only for the purification of the people but also for themselves. We never can be thankful enough that God has in so many ways, and with such increasing clearness, spoken to us fallen sinners concerning salvation. Jesus gives a correct opinion of all that God is, so that to see Jesus is to see God, for in Jesus Himself is the out shining of the majesty of the Father. When the high priest went within the veil, he did not sit down. This term, as used by our Lord, and as understood by the Jews, not only signified divine relationship, but divine equality. A human figure, with the head of an ass, is represented as fixed to the cross; while another figure, in a tunic, stands on one side, making a gesture which was the customary pagan expression of adoration. Moody Press), MacDonald nicely summarizes the purifying work of the Son writing that "The Creator and the Sustainer became the Sin-bearer. At that moment I absolutely did not believe Jesus upholds all things by the word of His power! Reprinted by permission. After he died to cleanse us from the stain of sin (NLT), After achieving forgiveness for human sins (TEV), When He had by offering Himself accomplished our cleansing of sins and riddance of guilt (Amp), As Matthew Henry so eloquently puts it "From the glory of the person of Christ he proceeds to mention the glory of his grace.". (1-3) And in his superiority to all the holy angels. , Mk 1:44+ and He said to him, "See that you say nothing to anyone; but go, show yourself to the priest and offer for your cleansing what Moses commanded, as a testimony to them. ), but that is fiction not fact! For time and eternity, Jesus is all we need. Greek: os on (PAPMSN) apaugasma tes doxes kai charakter tes hupostaseos autou, pheron (PAPMSN) te ta panta to rhemati tes dunameos autou, katharismon ton hamartion poiesamenos (AMPMSN) ekathisen (3SAAI) en dexia tes megalosunes en hupselois. Watch Jesus. In a philosophical sense, substantial nature; the real nature of anything which underlies and supports its outward form and properties. Apaugasma (541) can mean one of two things in Greek. The glory of His person and nature, gave to his sufferings such merit as was a full satisfaction to the honour of God, who suffered an infinite injury and affront by the sins of men. MacArthur - This truth must have seemed especially remarkable to those to whom the book of Hebrews was first written. "In Him we live, and move, and have our being (exist)" (Acts 17:28). I do. The New Testament writers never doubted his ultimate triumph. (iv) The sustaining power belongs to Jesus. And the death-cries of martyrs must have familiarized the heathen mind with the homage paid to Christ by Christians. Unlimited Power - Why don't the stars fall down?" These early Christians had a tremendous grip of the doctrine of providence. The early Church did not simply admire Christ, it adored him. a promise (Lk 2:29 "Now Lord, Thou dost let Thy bond-servant depart In peace, according to Thy word", Lk 1:38 And Mary said, "Behold, the bondslave of the Lord; be it done to me according to your word." Today that same son is genuinely born again and sober and productive and still married to his first wife. He is God incarnate in man. 26:11, an outpost or garrison: in Deut. Being made so much better than the angels." The author is saying that whatever the Divine essence is, Jesus is the perfect expression and thus affirms the deity of Jesus Christ and alludes to the the plurality of God. It is most holy to the LORD.”. So when life's problems are baffling, when you face some Red Sea impossibility, call upon the wonder-working God who upholds all things. The rulers had heard the multitudes proclaim Him as “Son of David” when He rode into Jerusalem. In Hebrews 11:1 hupostasis is like the “title-deed” idea found in the papyri. 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The author emphasizes this truth later writing that "now once at the consummation of the ages He has been manifested to put away sin by the sacrifice of Himself." “In him all things are held together” (Col 1:17), that is, continue to hold together. 3 who [the Son] being the brightness [radiance, effulgence] of His [God’s] glory . Think of it. Laleo is another word translated speak but it refers only to uttering a sound whereas rheo refers to uttering a definite intelligible word. Nothing like this was ever said to angel, how-ever exalted in character or devoted in service. (Compare to) But Mary treasured up all these things (rhema), pondering them in her heart. Here is the office of the angels; they are God's ministers or servants, to do his pleasure. Hebrews 1:13 But to which of the angels has He ever said, "SIT AT MY RIGHT HAND, UNTIL I MAKE THINE ENEMIES A FOOTSTOOL FOR THY FEET"? In Greek, charakter (5481) means two things, first, a seal, and, second, the impression that the seal leaves on the wax. the very imprint of his being, and who sustains all things by his mighty word. The opening chapter takes people into the heavenly realm of the angels. Jesus sits on the right hand of his Father; He dwells in the highest conceivable honor and dignity. But Christ came and purged them. CHAPTER 1. 16:21, sustenance: in Ps. (Ro 11:36-note). Now as our Mediator He "intercedes for us" in the presence of God. I know, for this past year has been something I never would have foreseen when I was younger (I'm going on 69)! He hath spoken unto us in his Son." The picture is that of continuous (present tense) active and dynamic involvement by the Creator with His creation, not a passive and static (deistic) involvement. Let the thoughts of this make us watchful, diligent, and desirous of that better world. Jn 3:25+ Therefore there arose a discussion on the part of John's disciples with a Jew about purification. ALT: who being [the] outshining of His glory and [the] exact expression of His essence, and sustaining all the [things] by the word of His power, having Himself made by Himself a purification [or, purgation] of our sins, sat down at [the] right hand of the Majesty on high, Amplified: He is the sole expression of the glory of God [the Light-being, the out-raying or radiance of the divine], and He is the perfect imprint and very image of [God’s] nature, upholding and maintaining and guiding and propelling the universe by His mighty word of power. Hebrews 1:3 And He is (PAPMSN) the radiance of His glory and the exact representation of His nature, and upholds (PAPMSN) all things by the word of His power. And the angel departed from her. We have never seen the sun, but only its far-traveled ray, which left its surface some few minutes before. Through faith we understand that the worlds were framed by the. It is also a place of delight for the psalmist says. 1:3 to the propitiation provided by the Lord Jesus. The various parts of the physical universe are not held together and regulated merely by laws of nature but these very laws are His laws, and operate by His decree. When He had made purification of sins, He sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high; Hebrews 3:14 For we have become partakers of Christ, if we hold fast the beginning of our assurance firm until the end; Hebrews 11:1 Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen. (Jn 14:10). Moulton and Milligan report its use as a legal term. Let's give an analogy realizing that it will be imperfect and can even distort the truth of the radiance of His glory if pressed too far. Christ will have what He bought with His own blood, especially as He lives again to claim His purchase. 19:5, it means ground of hope: in Jdg. (4) Being made. It is not preceded by the definite article, which makes the term highly descriptive of character or nature. Jesus relates to God the way the rays of sunlight relate to the sun. Want to know what God does? Spurgeon - Whatever God is, Christ is. Here is a wonderful thought. (Ps 93:4), The fact that Jesus has made full and final purification for our sins and is now seated at the right hand of the Father should make you strong, steadfast and unshakable against the terrible temptations that cause you to doubt that your sins, regardless of how seemingly mundane or atrociously heinous, can be completely and irrevocably forgiven. Only the Messiah could sit at the right hand of Jehovah God) “Then how does David in the Spirit call Him ‘Lord,’ saying, ‘The Lord said to my Lord, ”Sit at My right hand, until I put Thine enemies beneath Thy feet” ‘? The word of His power -- In other words Christ's spoken word is that by which the Son's power is manifest (click for one manifestation of this power!). 30:10; Job 7:21). Sitting at God's right hand, is also a way of saying that Christ's saving work is done and that he is now in the place of highest honor. To Him be the glory forever. As water cleanses the body in baptism, the grace it symbolizes cleanses the soul. The Son made people clean from their sins. The angels minister to them in opposing the malice and power of evil spirits, in protecting and keeping their bodies, instructing and comforting their souls, under Christ and the Holy Ghost. All Rights Reserved. Commentaries on Hebrews. But I can testify that Jesus is good and that Jesus truly upholds all things by the word of His power. If He did not speak it into continued existence, it would go back into the nothingness from which it sprung. 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