Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
This is he, that was in the church in the wilderness with the angel which spake to him in the mount Sina, and with our fathers: who received the lively oracles to give unto us:
"After forty years had passed, an angel appeared to him in the wilderness of Mount Sinai, in the flame of a burning bush.
Why the Law then? It was added because of transgressions, having been ordained through angels by the agency of a mediator, until the seed would come to whom the promise had been made.
For if the message spoken by angels was valid, and every transgression and disobedience received a just punishment,
It is the Spirit who gives life; the flesh profits nothing. The words that I have spoken to you are spirit, and they are life.
Much in every way! To begin with, they are entrusted with the oracles of God.
They are Israelites, and to them belong the adoption, the glory, the covenants, the giving of the law, the worship, and the promises.
But the righteousness based on faith says, "Do not say in your heart, 'Who will ascend into heaven?'" (that is, to bring Christ down)
For though by this time you ought to be teachers, you need someone to teach you again the first principles of God's word. You need milk, not solid food;
1 Peter 4:11
Whoever speaks is to do so as one who is speaking the utterances of God; whoever serves is to do so as one who is serving by the strength which God supplies; so that in all things God may be glorified through Jesus Christ. To him belongs the glory and dominion for ever and ever. Amen.
And they said to him, "By what authority are you doing these things? Who gave you this authority to do them?"