Anf-03 v.iv.v.xxxv Pg 45 Now, who will not interpret the words “within you” to mean in your hand, within your power, if you hear, and do the commandment of God? If, however, the kingdom of God lies in His commandment, set before your mind Moses on the other side, according to our antitheses, and you will find the self-same view of the case.4903
Luke xvii. 20, 21.
4903 Una sententia. “The commandment is not a lofty one,4904
4904 Excelsum: Sept. ὑπέρογχος. neither is it far off from thee. It is not in heaven, that thou shouldest say, ‘Who shall go up for us to heaven, and bring it unto us, that we may hear it, and do it?’ nor is it beyond the sea, that thou shouldest say, ‘Who shall go over the sea for us, and bring it unto us, that we may hear it, and do it?’ But the word is very nigh unto thee, in thy mouth, and in thy heart, and in thy hands, to do it.”4905
Anf-03 v.iv.v.xxxv Pg 49 And if the heretics, in their audacity, should contend that the Lord did not give an answer about His own kingdom, but only about the Creator’s kingdom, concerning which they had inquired, then the following words are against them. For He tells them that “the Son of man must suffer many things, and be rejected,” before His coming,4907
Luke xvii. 21.
Edersheim Bible History
Lifetimes ix.xxii Pg 26.1, Lifetimes ix.xxii Pg 28.1, Lifetimes ix.xxii Pg 14.1
Treasury of Scriptural Knowledge, Chapter 17
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Lu 10:11; 16:16; 19:11 Ac 1:6,7