Today I’m sharing a teaching for First 5 from Hebrews 2. Here’s a preview . . .
Today’s Reading: Hebrews 2:9-13
Hebrews 2:9 (ESV) “But we see him who for a little while was made lower than the angels, namely Jesus, crowned with glory and honor because of the suffering of death, so that by the grace of God he might taste death for everyone.”
When I was a kid, I wanted an older brother. I loved my younger brother and sister, but I wanted a big brother to go ahead of me, protect me and give me the inside scoop on how to handle the challenges of growing up.
In today’s passage, we learn that, in Christ, God gave us an “older brother” who went ahead of us into heaven and made it possible for us to follow Him there. In the previous verse, the author of Hebrews acknowledged that we don’t yet see the consummation of Christ’s victory. (Hebrews 2:8) We might grow discouraged as we wait for Christ’s return, but we find hope when we look with eyes of faith and see Jesus, the Savior who suffered for our salvation, secured our place in God’s family and will bring us into glory with Him.
You can read the rest of the teaching here or in the First 5 app. I hope you’ll join us there for the rest of our study of the book of Hebrews!Share