Wonderful Things in Your Law (Part 6)

Please read parts 1-5 before continuing… Scripture gives us a choice: keep the law or live by the us in Christ/Christ in us relationship.  The former is the old covenant, the latter the new covenant.  “By calling this covenant ‘new,’ he has made the first one obsolete; and what is obsolete and aging will soon…

Wonderful Things in Your Law (Part 4)

Photo taken at the Glendive Dinosaur & Fossil Museum Please read parts 1-3 before continuing The Ceremonial/Ritual Law Thus far, we have seen that the law is fulfilled as we live in Christ and He lives in us.  To deepen our appreciation of this point, let’s consider some specific laws, starting with those in the…

Wonderful Things in Your Law (Part 3)

Please read Part 1 and Part 2 before continuing… Appearances, Appearances We have been saying that the law is fulfilled by two aspects of our relationship with God—us in Christ and Christ in us.  Yet these manifest differently, and have different appearances, outwardly speaking.  This contributes to our collective confusion about the place of the…

Wonderful Things in Your Law

The law of Moses–sometimes referred to as the old covenant or 10 commandments–can be a source of unending confusion to believers.  We know that Jesus fulfilled the law but what does that mean, really?  Some say the law has no bearing at all on the Christian.  Others say some laws are required, others not.  What…

Wonderful Things in Your Law

In this post, I’d like to feature one of my booklets, “Wonderful Things in Your Law.”  This booklet began with questions: How did Jesus fulfill the law?  What does it mean for the law to be fulfilled?  These were things I grasped with my heart but had never reasoned out.  The need to reason them…