The Law

{THE STATUS OF THE LAW IN LIGHT OF JESUS}
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  1. Jesus - Fulfillment of the Law and the Prophets - {PDF Copy} - (Matthew 5:17 - Jesus fulfilled all the Law AND the prophets, and went far beyond the most scrupulous of the scribes and Pharisees)
  2. Jesus Crosses Ritual Purity Boundaries - {PDF Copy} - (Mark 1:40-45 - Jesus touched a leper and cleansed him despite the rules on ritual purity)
  3. Why, Then, the Law? - {PDF Copy} - (Galatians 3:18-19 - The custodianship of the Law was to remain until the "seed" arrived)
  4. The Duration of the Jurisdiction of the Law - {PDF Copy} - (According to the book of Hebrews and the Apostle Paul, the jurisdiction of the Torah reached a termination point with the arrival of Jesus)
  5. Jesus Confronts Added Traditions - {PDF Copy} - (Mark 7:1-23)
  6. Calendar Rituals, Rudiments of the World - {PDF Copy} - (Galatians 4:9-11 - Paul assigns religious-based calendar rituals to the old era)
  7. Social Implications of the Torah - {PDF Copy} - (Galatians 3:26 - In Christ, no longer can there be Jew or Gentile; To live under the law means social divisions in the church)
  8. Redeemed from the Law - {PDF Copy} - (Galatians 4:1-7 - Having been redeemed from the law by God's Son, to return to Torah regulations is to regress to an inferior state)
  9. Paul and Dietary Regulations - {PDF Copy} - (Romans 14:1-5 - In Christ, issues of dietary restrictions and the observance of holy days are matters of individual conscience)
  10. Jesus and Food Purity Laws - {PDF Copy} - (Mark 7:1-23 - Christ's statement about eating food with unwashed hands anticipated the end of religious-based dietary restrictions)
  11. Circumcision, A Cutting Issue - {PDF Copy} - (If circumcision is no longer required, the jurisdiction of the old legislation has ceased)
  12. The Mosaic Legislation rendered Obsolete by the Son - {PDF Copy} - (The arrival of the superior “word” in the Son means that the jurisdiction of the Law given at Sinai has been superseded by the “word” spoken in Jesus)
Mount Shasta - Photo by Richard Lee on Unsplash
Mount Shasta - by Richard Lee on Unsplash.com

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