Hebrews Chapter 1 Bible Study Questions

Hebrews Chapter 1 Bible Study Questions

Hebrews Chapter 1 Questions:

  1. In your own words, explain the meaning and significance of the following phrases about Jesus in Hebrews 1:1-4

a. Heir of all things:

b. Made the universe through him:

c. The radiance of God’s glory:

d. Exact expression of his nature:

e. Sustaining all things by his powerful word:

f.  Making purification for sins:

g. At the right hand of the Majesty on high:

h. Superior to the angels

  1. As God’s firstborn son, what does vs 6 say Jesus deserves?
  2. How does God describe the angels and what do those descriptions help us understand in vs. 7? (See also Psalms 104:4)
  3. Why was the Son anointed by God?  
  4. Read Exodus 29:5-9 and 1 Samuel 9:26-10:1.  What was the purpose of the anointing in these scriptures?
  5. What do we learn about the nature of Jesus from vs. 10-12? Why is this important?
  6. What is the purposeful work of the angels as given by God?
  7. Why is Jesus superior to the angels?

Application Questions:

  1. Which of the many attributes of Jesus described in Hebrews 1 especially comforts me? Why?
  2. What things of this world tend to compete with Jesus for my focus and devotion?  Why is Jesus better than anything this world can offer?