Son Superior to the Angels
The Son is superior to the angels by virtue of his unique relationship to the father, by virtue of the inferior status of the angels, and by his exalted position as the Lord and creator of the universe.
I. The position of the Son in relation to the angels (1:5-2:18)
A. The Son superior to the angels (1:5-14)
B. The Son positionally lower than the angels (2:5-9)
C. The Son positionally lower than the angels to suffer (2:10-18)