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{THE MOSAC LEGISLATION}

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  1. Fulfilled in Jesus - {PDF Copy} - (In Jesus, “all the promises of God are Yea and Amen,” and the “Law and Prophets” find their fulfillment)
  2. Controversy at Galatia - {PDF Copy} - (The dispute at Galatia was whether Gentile converts must be circumcised and keep the required deeds of the Torah)
  3. Proclaiming Another Gospel - {PDF Copy} - (The Judaizing opponents of Paul at Galatia preached a different message and a different – Galatians 1:6-12)
  4. Paul's Proposition - {PDF Copy} - (Paul presents the points of agreement and disagreement with his opponents at Galatia – Galatians 2:15-21)
  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 new Messianic Age has dawned in Jesus, therefore calendrical rituals and other Levitical regulations belong to the old and now obsolete order)
  7. Having begun in the Spirit - {PDF Copy} - (Galatians 3:1-4 - The gift of the Spirit demonstrated that God had accepted Gentiles without the rite of circumcision)
  8. The Promised Spirit - {PDF Copy} - (The promise of the Spirit is part of the blessing of Abraham for the nations)
  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. Redeemed from the Law - {PDF Copy} - (The Law was an interim stage with a termination point. Therefore, Christians are no longer under it, and instead, are “in Christ”)
  11. Social Implications of the Law - {PDF Copy} - (Galatians 3:26-4:6 - With the coming of the promised "seed," the old social divisions of the Torah no longer apply)
  12. Circumcision - A 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 signaled the commencement of the messianic age with consequent changes in the status of the Law and God’s people – Galatians 1:1-5)

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