In Rom 2 Paul said that we must not be hearers of the Law only, but doers ofthe Law as well, then you shall be declared right. In Rom 3 Paul said that weestablish the Law through our faith, by the way we live. In Rom 7 he said thatthe Law is Holy and the Commandments are Holy, righteous and good. Lateron he quoted David from Ps 119 where he said that he delights in the Law ofElohim. This sounds like Paul embraced the Torah (Law) and did not preachagainst doing the Law. In his letters he definitely preach against the attitude ofpeople who said they obey the Torah but their lives did not show it.He also spoke against salvation through only the Law and emphasize the fact thatyou need to start with faith in Y'shua to become righteous. He preached the need forreceiving the Spirit and if you follow the Spirit, you will obey the Law because theHoly Spirit is the One Who helps us to be Holy or live as His Set Apart (Holy) people,not doing the things of the world but rather the things of Elohim.Paul’s writings are difficult to understand and someone who does not haveknowledge of Scripture (Tanak) will pervert it and misinterpret it and it will lead tofalse doctrines and the destruction of many.We need to understand that Paul’s writings are used to confirm that the Law is nomore and that Paul’s letters are used to confirm the doctrine of “no more Torah” butliberty in the Spirit and freedom from the bondage of the Law. Let’s see what Peter,one of the elders and leaders of the Jerusalem counsel had to say about Paul’sletters.
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Care should be taken when you make assumptions and define doctrine using Paul’sletters and you need to study the Scripture and know it very well to understand whatPaul really meant and have to read everything in context if you do not want to fall intothe trap of
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and this is what he said about the Law (Torah). From this youcan see that Paul was pro-Torah - the question is, will he promote the other sideencouraging pagan traditions mixed in with the Torah? Most people in normalChristian Churches believe so in order to confirm their doctrines and to make themwork.In Paul's day it was very important to have a "good name" and if people labelled youas a hypocrite, then you loose all credibility and people will not receive you or yourteachings. Paul was very proud of his heritage being from a Rabbinical line and beingone of the best students under Gamaliel.