For this reason we ought to pay the more earnest heed to the things which we have heard, for fear we should drift away from them.
For if the message delivered through angels proved to be true, and every transgression and act of disobedience met with just retribution,
how shall *we* escape if we are indifferent to a salvation as great as that now offered to us? This, after having first of all been announced by the Lord Himself, had its truth made sure to us by those who heard Him,
while God corroborated their testimony by signs and marvels and various miracles, and by gifts of the Holy Spirit distributed in accordance with His own will.
It is not to angels that God has assigned the sovereignty of that coming world, of which we speak.
But, as we know, a writer has solemnly said, "How poor a creature is man, and yet Thou dost remember him, and a son of man, and yet Thou dost come to him!