Main Idea: Look at Jesusâ€”the son of man who suffered and died for us!
â€¢ God did not subject the world to come to angels (5) ïƒž He initially subjected the world to man (Ps 8:4-6; vv. 6-8a) ïƒž Man was made a little lower than the angels (Ps 8:5; v. 7a) ïƒž God crowned Adam with glory and honor (Ps 8:5; v. 7b, 8) ïƒž God placed everything under manâ€™s control (v. 8)
â€¢ Man failed in that dominion (Rom 5:12) ïƒž He sinned against God (Rom 5:12) ïƒž His sin was passed down through all of mankind (Rom 5:12) ïƒž We all sinned in Adam (Rom 3:23)
â€¢ We do not now see everything subject to man (v. 8b) ïƒž We need another manâ€”a better Adam! A true Man A representative Man who can rightfully exercise dominion A second Adam who can deal with the sin of the first Adam
ïƒž We have that true Man in Jesusâ€”the God-Man He was made for a little while lower than the angels (v. 9a) He experienced the suffering of death for everyone (v. 9c) He was crowned with glory and honor (v. 9b)
â€¢ We must look at Jesus to have our sins forgiven!
Come to Jesus! Look at Jesus! Believe (content, truth, trust) in Jesus! Pay close attention to the Gospel!