VIN(i) 1 In times past God spoke to our forefathers through the prophets in many parts and in various ways, 2 But in these last days He has spoken to us by His Son, whom He appointed heir of all things, and through whom He made the universe. 3 The Son is the radiance of God’s glory and the exact representation of His nature, upholding all things by His powerful word. After He had provided purification for sins, He sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high. 4 Having become as much superior to the angels as the name he has inherited is superior to theirs. 5 For to which of the angels did God ever say, "You are my Son. Today I have become your Father"? Or again, "I will be his Father, and he will be my Son"? 6 And again, when God brings the first-born into the world, he says, "Let all God's angels worship him." 7 Referring to the angels he says, "He makes his angels winds, his servants a flame of fire." 8 But about the Son He says: “Your throne, O God, will last forever and ever, and righteousness will be the scepter of Your kingdom. 9 You have loved righteousness and hated wickedness; therefore God, Your God, has placed You above Your companions by anointing You with the oil of joy.” 10 And, "In the beginning, Lord, you laid the foundation of the earth, and the heavens are the work of your hands. 11 They will perish, but You remain; They will all wear out like a garment. 12 You will roll them up like a robe; like a garment they will be changed; but You remain the same, and Your years will never end.” 13 But to which of the angels did he ever say, "Sit at my right hand until I make your enemies a footstool for your feet"? 14 Are not the angels ministering spirits, sent to serve those who will inherit salvation?