Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Seeing then that we have a great high priest, that is passed into the heavens, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold fast our profession.
whence it was necessary he should be in all things like his brethren; that he might be a merciful high priest, and faithfully discharge the divine office of expiating the sins of the people.
Wherefore, christian brethren, you who are called to an heavenly inheritance, consider the apostle and high priest of the faith we profess, even Christ Jesus;
who being the radiation of his glory, and the imprest image of his substance, and governing all things by his powerful command, after having himself made expiation for our sins, sat down on the right hand of the divine majesty in the highest heavens.
where Jesus is gone to usher us in, having been made an high priest for ever, after the order of Melchisedec.
so that he has an uninterrupted power to save those, that come to God by him, because he ever lives to make intercession for them.
What we have said amounts to this; we have an high priest, who sits in heaven on the right hand of the throne of the divine majesty.
nor with the blood of goats and calves, but with his own blood he enter'd once for all into the holy of holys, after having obtained for us an eternal redemption.
Christ, after he had offered one sacrifice for sin, sat down on the right hand of God for ever:
having Jesus in our view, the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before him, endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down on the right hand of the throne of God.
Now after the Lord had convers'd with them, he was assum'd up to heaven, where he sat on the right hand of God.
and while he was blessing them, he was taken from them, and carried up into heaven.
"ye men of Galilee, why stand ye gazing up to heaven? this same Jesus who is taken up from you into heaven, shall descend in the same manner as ye have seen him ascend thither."
but must reside in heaven, till the time of the restitution of all things, of which God has spoken from the beginning by the mouth of his holy prophets.
who shall condemn them? shall Christ that died, yea rather, that is risen again, who is even at the right hand of God, and makes intercession for us?
whom he hath constituted heir of all things, by whom also be made the world.
The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ the son of God.
Therefore we ought to give the greater attention to the things we have heard, for fear we should abandon the gospel.
but Christ govern'd his own house in quality of son and heir, and 'tis we that are his house, provided we stedfastly persevere unto the end in the publick profession of that hope, in virtue of which we glory.
Let us stedfastly maintain the hope which we have avow'd, since he is faithful that has promised:
Immediately the veil of the temple was rent in two, from the top to the bottom.
and all the congregation of the people stood praying without, at the time of offering incense,
by whom we have freedom of access to God, with confidence, by faith in him.