Ever since I started preaching the gospel, I’ve made a point of trying to honor the sermon requests that people make. A few weeks ago, I got one such request from Cindy Coleman. She asked me if I’d be willing to preach a sermon on Jesus.
It’s a rare gospel preacher who could refuse a request like that! Last week, as I was trying to decide what to say about Jesus, my mind turned to the book of Hebrews. Hebrews was my dad’s favorite book of the Bible, and it also says many things about Jesus that are not found anywhere else. As a result, I decided it would be profitable to all of us if we looked at the Hebrews writer’s opening arguments about Jesus. Let’s consider, then, what he tells us about the superiority of the Son. Continue reading