4: Jesus Our Redeemer (Heb 2:5-18)
The author has established the
supremacy of Christ and the greatness of His salvation. Now He moves on to
Christ’s relationship with us, the heirs of salvation. Hence, this section
focuses on Jesus’ role as the Son of Man and emphasizes His humanity,
suffering, and atoning death.
“Inasmuch then as the children have
partaken of flesh and blood, He Himself likewise shared in the same, that
through death He might destroy him who had the power of death, that is, the
devil, and release those who through fear of death were all their lifetime
subject to bondage” (2:14-15).
Did You Know…?
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section continues the theme of “so great a salvation” found in 2:1-4. What does
this salvation encompass, according to this lesson’s passage?
1a. In what sense is man a little lower than the angels (7)?
1b. In what sense is man greater than angels?
does the phrase “not yet” in verse 8 imply?
we see Jesus…” is a key statement in this section. Explain why this is so.
4a. Why was Jesus “made a little lower than the angels”?
4b. What lesson can you learn from the Lord Jesus?
was needed for Jesus to be crowned with glory and honor?
6a. Who is “Him” in verse 10?
6b. Who is “He” in verse 11?
7. Why is Jesus called “the captain
of [our] salvation”?
8a. What does it mean that the captain of our salvation was made
perfect through sufferings?
8b. How was this “fitting” for God to do?
is the main point of 11-13?
is this paragraph an elaboration of 2:9?
was Jesus like us? How was He different from us?
are the descendants of Abraham? (Gal 3:7,9,26-29)
has the Lord Jesus overcome the devil and released us from bondage?
is our Lord Jesus the perfect High Priest?
does our High Priest aid us when we are tempted?
16. In this lesson, we learned that Jesus became like us and
calls us His brethren. He is also our merciful and faithful High Priest. How
can this knowledge help you in your daily walk?