A little lower than the angels?

Hebrews 2:5-8 talking about Christ’s superiority to angels quotes Psalm 8 saying “What are mere mortals that you should think about them,    or a son of man[a] that you should care for him?7 Yet for a little while you made them a little lower than the angels    and crowned them with glory and honour.[b]8 You gave them authority overContinue reading “A little lower than the angels?”

Listen very carefully

Here’s today’s Afternoon Tea discussion. As it is Sunday, we have a first look at the Sunday Night topic which this week is “Listen carefully” (Hebrews 2:1-4). Here are the key points: 1. The context is that Jesus is greater than the angels. 2. Although Jesus’ revelation is greater, it does not replace the OTContinue reading “Listen very carefully”

Whose enemies are they anyway? (Reflections on Psalm 110 part 2)

Psalm 110 is famous as one of the Psalms that clearly points to Christ and is the most quoted Psalm in the New Testament. In this Psalm David writes The Lord says to my Lord:    “Sit at my right hand,until I make your enemies your footstool.[1] Here, David introduces him to the Lord who speaks toContinue reading “Whose enemies are they anyway? (Reflections on Psalm 110 part 2)”

Isolation and Communion (Part 4)

The Truth and Lies issues (Systematic Theology) We have seen that making wise, godly decisions depends on knowing the truth about God, Creation, Humanity and New Creation. This means rejecting lies about all four areas of doctrine. In this post we will look at some of the doctrinal (Systematic Theology) issues at stake in ourContinue reading “Isolation and Communion (Part 4)”