Law

{THE MOSAC LEGISLATION}

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  1. Fulfillment - Law and Prophets - {PDF Copy} - (Jesus came to bring all this is promised and foreshadowed in the Hebrew scriptures to fulfillment)
  2. Controversy in Galatia - {PDF Copy} - (The dispute at Galatia was whether Gentile converts must be circumcised and keep the required deeds of the Torah)
  3. A Different Gospel - {PDF Copy} - (The Judaizing opponents of Paul at Galatia preached a different message and a different)
  4. Paul's Statement - {PDF Copy} - (Paul presents the points of agreement and disagreement with his opponents at Galatia)
  5. The Jurisdiction of the Law - {PDF Copy} - (Paul argues that with the arrival of the promised seed, Jesus, believers are under a new covenant)
  6. Rudimentary Things - {PDF Copy} - (The Messianic Age dawned in Jesus, and calendrical rituals and other Levitical regulations belong to the obsolete old order)
  7. Having Started in the Spirit - {PDF Copy} - (The receipt of the Spirit while in an uncircumcised state is irrefutable proof that Gentiles are accepted by God AS GENTILES)
  8. The Promised Spirit - {PDF Copy} - (The promise of the Spirit is part of the blessing of Abraham for the nations and the children of Abraham)
  9. Food and Calendars - {PDF Copy} - (Romans 14:1-5 - The dietary and calendrical regulations of the Levitical system are not mandatory for Christians)
  10. Redemption & Adoption - {PDF Copy} - (The Law was an interim stage with a termination point. Disciples are no longer under its jurisdiction, but now, are in Christ)
  11. Dividing the Church - {PDF Copy} - (For the church to insist on a Torah-observant lifestyle means the restoration of the old social barriers between Jew and Gentile)
  12. Circumcision - Cutting Issue - {PDF Copy} - (With the new era inaugurated by Jesus, circumcision is no longer the sign of membership in the covenant community)
  13. Works of the Law - {PDF Copy} - (In Romans, discussions about justification by “works” has a specific category of works in view – the “works of the law”)
  14. This Evil Age - {PDF Copy} - (The death of Jesus inaugurated the messianic age with consequent changes in the status of the Law and God’s people)