Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But the righteousness which is of faith speaketh on this wise, Say not in thine heart, Who shall ascend into heaven? (that is, to bring Christ down from above:)
For this commandment which I command thee today is not hidden unto thee, neither is it far off.
Who has ascended up into heaven, or descended? who has gathered the wind in his fists? who has bound the waters in a garment? who has established all the ends of the earth? what is his name, and what is his son's name, if thou canst tell?
If I have told you earthly things and ye do not believe, how shall ye believe if I tell you of heavenly things?
For the bread of God is he who descended from heaven and gives life unto the world.
Therefore he saith, When he ascended up on high, he led captivity captive and gave gifts unto men.
who being the brightness of his glory and the express image of his substance and upholding all things by the word of his power, when he had by himself purged our sins, sat down on the right hand of the Majesty on high;
And we shall have justice when we keep ourselves by doing all these commandments before the LORD our God, as he has commanded us.
It is not in heaven, that thou should say, Who shall go up for us to heaven and take it for us and recite it unto us, that we may fulfil it?
For it is not a vain thing for you because it is your life; and through this thing ye shall prolong your days in the land, which ye shall pass the Jordan to inherit.