Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
and heal the sick people who live there. Say to them, 'The kingdom of God has come near to you.'
"You brothers, descendants of Abraham's family and those of you who respect God very much, this message of salvation was intended for us.
But what does the Scripture say [about being made right with God]? [Deut. 30:14 says], "The message of God is near you [i.e., it is not difficult to comprehend]. It is on your lips and in your heart." This is the message of faith [in Christ] which we [apostles] preach.
This Son expresses the radiance of God's splendor and represents His very Being, and He sustains everything by His powerful word. After He had provided cleansing for [man's] sins, He sat down at the right side of the Majesty [i.e., God] on high [i.e., in heaven].
And He sent them out to preach the [coming] kingdom of God and to heal sick people.