Who has gone up to Heaven and has come down? This is a question posed and pondered by many. Actually it is a Bible extract from Proverbs 30:4. These are the questions which God posed: “Who has gone up to Heaven and has come down? Who has gathered the wind in His fists? Who has bound the waters in His garments? Who has established all the ends of the earth? What is His name, and what is His Son’s name? Surely you know.” But when God poses questions, it is not because He does not know the answers. He poses questions that we may probe our own humility before the creator. As it was for Job, it was for the hearers of this passage originally, and it is for us as we read it today from the living Word of God. God is actually asking us, each single one of us: “Can you tell me?” “Can someone tell me: who is My Son? What is His name?”
At the end of the Bible, in the Book of Revelations, the answer is provided in Revelation 19:11-13“And I saw Heaven opened. And behold, a white horse! And He sitting on him was called Faithful and True. And in righteousness He judges and makes war. And His eyes were like a flame of fire, and on His head many crowns. And He had a name written, one that no one knew except Himself. And He had been clothed in a garment dipped in blood, and His name is called The Word of God” (Emphasis added).
“The Word of God” is the answer.
“In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things were made through Him, and without Him nothing was made that was made” (John 1:1-3). “And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we beheld His glory as of the only begotten of the Father, full of grace and truth” (John 1:14). “And in His fullness we have all received, and grace for grace. For the law was given through Moses, but grace and truth came through Jesus Christ. No one has seen God at any time. The only begotten Son, who is in the bosom of the Father, He has declared Him” (John 1:16-18).
Jesus is the Word of God. He is the Living Word.
Amen and Amen.