Three Possible Options
THE WRITINGS OF MOSES
Did God state in the writings of Moses that He would abolish the law?
The Wicked Did Not Obey God’s Laws
There is No Unrighteousness with God
The Commandments of Moses are the Commandments of God
Summary of Genesis
Exodus – Before the Lord Made a Covenant with Israel
The Law is Eternal
By Grace Israel is Saved Through Faith - Not Works
In His Mercy, the Lord Redeemed Israel
The Law is Not Anti-Grace, Anti-Mercy, or Anti-Faith
The Levites were Not Israel’s First Priests
Exodus – After the Lord Made a Covenant with Israel
Law Means “Instruction” – Not “Burden”
The Purpose and Function of the Law:
The LORD Never Promised Eternal Life to Those Who Keep the Law
The Law and Covenant Will Continue in the Latter Days
Summary of the Writings of Moses
THE WRITINGS OF THE PROPHETS
The Writings of Moses and the Prophets Concerning the Sabbath
The Sabbath is an Everlasting Covenant
The Writings of Moses and the Prophets Concerning Food
Summary of the Writings of the Prophets
God Did Not Abolish the Law
BETWEEN THE PROPHETS AND THE APOSTLES
THE WRITINGS OF THE APOSTLES
“Testament” Does Not Mean “Divisions in the Bible”
A Middle Wall of Partition
Jesus Did Not Start a New Religion
The Commandments of Jesus are the Commandments of God
Did Jesus state that He would abolish the law?
“Till All Be Fulfilled”
To Stone or Not to Stone: What Would Jesus Do?
The Teachings of Jesus Concerning the Sabbath
The Teachings of Jesus Concerning Food
Did Jesus Instruct His Disciples to Eat Unclean Animals?
Did Jesus suggest that anyone eat unclean animals?
DURING THE CRUCIFIXION
JESUS’ PARTING WORDS
Post Resurrection Events and Teachings
Jesus’ Parting Words in Matthew
Jesus’ Parting Words in Mark
Jesus’ Parting Words in Luke
Jesus’ Parting Words in John
Jesus’ Parting Words in Acts
Summary of Jesus’ Ministry
Jesus Did Not Abolish the Law
WHAT THE APOSTLES WERE DOING
Did the apostles continue to keep the law?
First Century Christians Continued Temple Worship
Only Jews Had Been Saved and Were Being Saved
Summary of What the Apostles were Doing
WHAT THE APOSTLES WERE TEACHING
Did the apostles teach the law abolishment doctrine?
Were the apostles’ teachings consistent with their actions?
The Writings of the Apostles Concerning the Sabbath
God Cleansed Men, Not Animals
Summary of the Apostles’ Teachings
The Apostles Did Not Abolish the Law
First and Last Words Regarding the Law and Commandments:
And then, along came Paul
WHAT PAUL WAS DOING
Did Paul continue to keep the law after coming to faith in Jesus?
Did Paul abandon the teachings of Moses?
Did Paul convert to a new religion?
Paul Continued to Offer Sacrifices
An Imposed Doctrine
Summary of What Paul was Doing
WHAT PAUL WAS TEACHING
Were Paul’s teachings consistent with his actions?
Did Paul teach the law abolishment doctrine?
Breaking the Law Dishonors God
Breaking the law dishonors God
“Under the Law” vs. “In the Law”
Where Does the Source of Apparent Contradictions Lie?
A Matter of Interpretation
Called in Uncircumcision but Subsequently Circumcised
The Law is Our Schoolmaster
Paul’s Parallel Teaching to Galatians Chapter 3-4
What Does it Mean to be “Under the Law”?
The Writings of Paul Concerning the Sabbath
The Writings of Paul Concerning Food
Similarities Between Ephesians and Colossians
The Text of Ephesians
The Text of the Parallel Teaching in Colossians
The Context of Ephesians
The Context of Colossians
How Paul Described the Abolished Law
How Paul Described God’s Law
Paul’s Epistle to the Ephesians as Read by an Ephesian
The Wall of Partition that Separates
The Lord Separated His People and Commanded Them to be Separate
WHAT SPECIFICALLY WAS ABOLISHED?
Whose Ordinances Were Abolished?
The Blotted Out Dogma
ANOTHER PERSPECIVE ON THE TEN SUPPOSITIONS
Either the Law was Abolished or the Law was Not Abolished
The Consequence of the Law Abolishment Axiom
WHAT HAPPENED TO THE LAW?