If Jesus is God, why does the Bible say that he “became” superior to angels? Hasn’t he always been superior to angels?
Today’s question comes to us from a listener named Austin. “Hello, Pastor John! In my Bible study I’ve been stumped by the phrase that says Jesus ‘has become’ much superior to angels (Hebrews 1:4). If Jesus has eternally existed as God, how do I understand this passage and theme that seems to pop up in Hebrews?”