“Do Christians have to obey the Old Test. law?”…The key to understanding this issue is knowing that the Old Testament law was given to the nation of Israel, not to Christians. Some of the laws were to reveal to the Israelites how to obey and please God (the Ten Commandments, for example). Some of the […]

Christ and the Law, Part 1 Matthew 5:17 …Code: 2209 Turn in your Bible to Matthew 5:17-20, and tonight I want us to share an opening message on one of the most marvelous passages of Scripture that we could ever study. Let me read it to you so that your thoughts will be set, and […]

Christ and the Law, Part 4 Matthew 5:20 …Code: 2212 Let’s have prayer together as we begin our study tonight. Father, we thank You for fellowship that You have provided in Christ. We thank You for how rich and rewarding, how satisfying and energizing, how thrilling and hopeful it is to know You and to […]

Christ and the Law, Part 2 Matthew 5:18 …Code: 2210 Matthew 5:17-20 is our text for tonight. Again, we come to this intensely rich and magnificent text. I don’t know if we’ve ever had a more wonderful time than we’ve had studying the Sermon on the Mount. I want you to know that it thrills […]

Christ and the Law, Part 3 Matthew 5:19 …Code: 2211 Matthew 5:17-20 is our text tonight, and we’ll be considering a section of Scripture that we’ve entitled ‘Christ and the Law.’ Tonight, we’ll be looking at verse 19, which is the believer’s relation to the law; it’s a tremendously important passage. Let’s read it. “Do […]

“What is the difference between the ceremonial law, the moral law, and the judicial law in the Old Testament?”……Answer: The law of God given to Moses is a comprehensive set of guidelines to ensure that the Israelites’ behavior reflected their status as God’s chosen people. It encompasses moral behavior, their position as a godly example […]

“Does God require Sabbath-keeping of Christians?”……In Colossians 2:16-17, the apostle Paul declares, "Therefore do not let anyone judge you by what you eat or drink, or with regard to a religious festival, a New Moon celebration or a Sabbath day. These are a shadow of the things that were to come; the reality, however, is […]