And Thou Lord: Identifying the “Lord"

“Thou hast loved righteousness, and hated iniquity; therefore God, even thy God, hath anointed thee with the oil of gladness above thy fellows. And, Thou, Lord, in the beginning hast laid the foundation of the earth; and the heavens are the works of thine hands.”  (Hebrews 1:9-10)

A notable feature of Hebrews 1:10 is the lack of any explicit reference to Jesus. In Hebrews 1, every other Old Testament quotation [up to this point] has always been preceded by a phrase which points directly to the Son, either by mentioning him specifically, drawing upon a previous reference, or presenting a comparison:

Verse 5: “for to which of the angels did God ever say...”

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Author: David Burke

Keywords: Jesus preexistence, Preexistence of Jesus, Trinity, coequal with the father, Jesus is coequal with the father, son is coequal with the father, Jesus is creator, christ creator, Christ's preexistence, preexistence of Christ, preexistent Christ, Christ preexistent, Jesus is God, Trinitarian, trinitarianism

Bible reference(s): Psalm 102:25, Hebrews 1:9-12

Source: April 18, 2017.

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