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Thoughts and commentary on Hebrews 1:7

In speaking of the angels he says, "He makes his angels winds, his servants flames of fire." Hebrews 1:7

We are all his servants, if we follow him. Note how the term servant, in reference to those who are his, is scattered through out the bible.

2 Kings 9:7 (NIV) You are to destroy the house of Ahab your master, and I will avenge the blood of my servants the prophets and the blood of all the Lord's servants shed by Jezebel.

Psalms 104:4 God speaks of his servants as flames of fire.

1 Corinthians 7:23 Tells us, we are bought with a price; do not be servants of men.
The implication there is that we are servants of God.

Romans 6:22 "But now being made free from sin, and become servants to God,"

Ephesians 6:6 "Not with eye service, as men pleasers; but as the servants of Christ, doing the will of God from the heart;"

(ophthalmodouleia) – eye service - A term coined by Paul to express the conduct of slaves, who work only when they are watched, and whose mo…
Commentary on Hebrews 3:1

1 Therefore, holy brothers, who share in the heavenly calling, fix your thoughts on Jesus, the apostle and high priest whom we confess. Heb 4:14; Heb 6:20; Heb 8:1; Heb 9:11;

You have to look at scripture in context. Hebrews is a long continuing argument with two points; the superiority of Jesus Christ, and the need to remain faithful to the calling upon us, which is our life in Christ and continued growth in relationship to him.

Hebrews 3:1 opens with therefore, so it necessary that you have paid attention to what was previously said. Chapter two focuses on Christ's position. He is higher than the Angels, but you need to ask why? He has everything put under his feet, but again you need understand that He was the creator of those things; why then does the earth and angels have to be put under his feet again? He brought many sons (that would be us) to glory, and now sits at God's right hand as our mediator. It was his total assimilation as…