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"This is the covenant that I will make with them after those days, says the Lord: I will put my laws in their hearts, and I will write them on their minds" — (Hebrews 10:16, New Revised Standard Version)
Most religious teachers say that God's commands given through Moses applied only to ancient Israel and are not for us today.
God's instructions to His people and their officials are usually summarised under the three broad categories of statutes, judgments and laws
God balances justice with mercy by considering what is in the heart—whether there remains any possibility of repentance.
In countering the Galatian heresy, Paul sometimes refers to Christian freedom. But the freedom he describes is very different from the way his words are commonly interpreted today.
Some view Galatians 4:9-10 as condemning Old Testament laws.
We need God's help, through His Spirit, to obey Him from the heart and bring our thoughts, attitudes and actions in line with His.
God is a judge who holds every human being accountable to His law is a theme repeated again and again in the Scriptures.
Many believe Romans 14 says that Christians are free from all former restrictions regarding the meats they may eat.
Paul explains in Colossians that God's weekly Sabbath day and sacred festivals are a shadow of things to come.
Many people assume from Colossians 2:16-17 that Paul is saying that God's laws about the Sabbath, Holy Days and clean and unclean meats are no longer necessary.
Jesus Christ, the living Word of God, is a perfect replica of what God's law teaches. Pointing us to His character and work is the aim" of the law.
The popular belief that the New Covenant abolishes God's law reflects a misunderstanding of both covenants.
Eternal life comes as a result of God's grace. It is His gift, unearned and undeserved on our part.
Today's democratic system of government in Western nations is based on liberty that is both defined and guaranteed by law. Biblical freedom or liberty is no different. Without law, there can be no effective or lasting liberty.
Few people realise that the Old Covenant was essentially a marriage covenant...