That is why we must hold on all the more firmly to the truths we have heard, so that we will not be carried away.
The message given to our ancestors by the angels was shown to be true, and those who did not follow it or obey it received the punishment they deserved.
How, then, shall we escape if we pay no attention to such a great salvation? The Lord himself first announced this salvation, and those who heard him proved to us that it is true.
At the same time God added his witness to theirs by performing all kinds of miracles and wonders and by distributing the gifts of the Holy Spirit according to his will.
God has not placed the angels as rulers over the new world to come - the world of which we speak.
Instead, as it is said somewhere in the Scriptures: 1 "What are human beings, O God, that you should think of them; mere human beings, that you should care for them?