Memorize Hebrews 1:3
He is the reflection of God's glory and the exact imprint of God's very being, and he sustains all things by his powerful word. When he had made purification for sins, he sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high (NRSV).
The Son is the radiance of God's glory and the exact representation of his being, sustaining all things by his powerful word. After he had provided purification for sins, he sat down at the right hand of the Majesty in heaven (NIV).
Reflect on Hebrews 1:3
- What three facts about Jesus do we discern in this passage?
- Look up 1 Peter 3:18 to find out how Jesus purifies us from our sins.
- Hebrews 1:3 and 1 Peter 3:18 are powerful words about Jesus' divinity. Check out the following to pay attention to Jesus' humanity (John 4:6, John 4:7, and John 11-35 – the Bible's shortest verse).