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6 hours ago In Luke 16:17 Jesus says, "But it is easier for heaven and earth to pass away than for one dot of the Law to become void." In Matthew 5:17-18, as part of His Sermon on the Mount, Jesus says, "Do not think that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I have not come to abolish them but to fulfill them. For truly, I say to you, until

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3 hours ago Jesus did/did not abolish the Law Matthew 5:17-20 "Do not think that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I have not come to abolish them but to fulfill them. means disappear from the Law until everything is accomplished. Anyone who breaks one of the least of these commandments and teaches others to do the same will be called least in

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6 hours ago The main problem I see with the Reformed understanding of Mt 5:17–19 is that when Jesus said he did not come to abolish the Law, he meant all of it, not just some of it. But no Christians are teaching that we need to keep the sacrificial laws, so there must be some chink in the argument here.

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3 hours ago Jesus’ declaration that He came to fulfill the Law and the Prophets, not to abolish them, obviously contains two statements in one. There is something Jesus did and something He did not do. At the same time, Jesus emphasized the eternal nature of the Word of God. Jesus goes out of His way to promote the authority of the Law of God.

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7 hours ago The Fulfillment of the Law 16 In the same way, let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven. 17 Do not think that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets. I have not come to abolish them, but to fulfill them. 18 For I tell you truly, until heaven and earth pass away, not a single jot, not a stroke of a pen, will disappear …

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3 hours ago Christ was the ultimate fulfillment of the Law which weakened it to the point of it being obsolete. The Law is righteous in its decree. It condemns the lawless. But Jesus pays the price demanded by the Law for our sinful lives leaving the Law with no further claim on us. For those who believe on Christ are forgiven and are not under any law.

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6 hours ago Jesus said He didn’t come to abolish the Law and that’s true, because in effect Romans 3:20 says where there is no Law there is no sin (sin being a violation of God’s law) The Church is admonished not to sin, and unbelievers will …

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4 hours ago Jesus did not come to abolish the law, HE CAME TO FULFILL it. The book of Hebrews shows HOW Jesus FULFILLED the law. Since the purpose of the law was fulfilled by Jesus, there is no more law to restrict. Not abolished the law. Get your facts straight and then think of attacking the WORD OF GOD.

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3 hours ago When Jesus was giving the Sermon on the Mount, some Jews thought Jesus had come to overthrow the Law of Moses. This serves as the reason why Jesus gave these preliminary remarks to reassure the Jews that He did not come to overthrow it, but to fulfill it. Matthew 5:17 states: "Do not think that I came to destroy the Law or the Prophets.

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8 hours ago I have come not to abolish but to fulfill. Amen, I say to you, until heaven and earth pass away, not the smallest part or the smallest part of a letter will pass from the law, until all things have taken place.” (Matthew 5:17)“Did not Moses give you the law, and yet none of you keepeth the law” (John7:19) Keep in mind, this is Jesus

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7 hours ago In these verses, Jesus explains that he has “not come to abolish the law, but to fulfill” (v. 17), and that “until heaven and earth pass away, not one letter, not one stroke of a letter, will pass from the law until all is accomplished” (v. 18).

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4 hours ago Worship, Acceptable Attitudes Every Year Restored In Jesus Christ Law, Temporary Doing Repeatedly Perfection, Human Animal Sacrifices, As A Type Of Christ Priesthood, In Nt Antitypes Self Image For the Law, since it has only a shadow of the good things to come and not the very form of things, can never, by the same sacrifices which they offer

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1 hours ago The Law Was Abolished. In addition to the points listed above, Paul clearly argues in his letter to the Ephesians that the “law of commandments contained in ordinances” was “abolished” by the death of Jesus upon the cross (Eph. 2:14-15). The Greek term for “abolished” is katargeo. The word literally suggests the idea of reducing

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2 hours ago Matthew 5:17-18 ESV / 6 helpful votes Helpful Not Helpful “Do not think that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I have not come to abolish them but to fulfill them. For truly, I say to you, until heaven and earth pass away, not an iota, not a dot, will pass from the Law until all is accomplished.

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Just Now Jesus Himself said, "Do not think that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I have not come to abolish them but to fulfill them. For truly, I say to you, until heaven and earth pass away, not an iota, not a dot, will pass from the Law until all is accomplished" (Matthew 5:17–18).

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9 hours ago Elsewhere Jesus taught that he has not come to abolish the law, that is, to constitute lawlessness as a way of life: “Do not think that I have come to abolish the law or the prophets. I have come not to abolish but to fulfill. For if the Son frees you, “then you will truly be free.” (Jn. 8:36) *Image: Jesus Christ,

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1 hours ago But it also seems like He is negating the Law. Rest assured, Jesus did not contradict the Law in any point. In the same sermon, Jesus makes sure no one misunderstood: “Do not think that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I have not come to abolish them but to fulfill them” (Matthew 5:17).

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8 hours ago There are 2 laws: one the Mosaic Law, the other the Law of Christ. You can clearly see this in Romans 8: 2 “because through Christ Jesus the law of the Spirit of life set me free from the law of sin and death.” While I agree with you to say there is 2 laws. However, the 10 commandments is part of the Mosaic law.

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4 hours ago From the outset, therefore, Jesus wanted to disabuse His hearers of any misconceptions about His view of Scripture. Kataluo ( abolish) means to utterly overthrow or destroy, and is the same word used of the destruction of the Temple (Matt. 24:2; 26:61; etc.) and of the death of the physical body (2 Cor. 5:1). The basic idea is to tear down and

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6 hours ago Jesus pulls the rug out from under them by telling them that ‘wanting to do it’ is the same as doing it in God’s eyes. Notice verses 19 and 20 in chapter 5. By watering down the law to a bunch of rituals, the teachers of the Law had made it possible to achieve righteousness by obeying the Law, hence verse 20.

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2 hours ago I agree that Jesus didn't abolish the law. Unfortunately, most Christians don't want to accept this truth. Bur whoever truley loves Jesus will also follow his word: Jesus answered and said unto him, If a man love me, he will keep my words. And my Father will love him, and we will come unto him, and make our abode with him.

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3 hours ago He didn't come to abolish the law means that the law remains the law and is (still) perfect (Romans 7:12). Even after we enter the New Pact in Jesus' blood (Mark 14:24), which places believers under grace not under law (Romans 6:15), therefore in a sense abolishing the law for believers, the law remains as a testament of God's holiness and our

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6 hours ago Jesus’ answer is very clear. In verse 17, He says: “ Do not think that I have come to abolish the Law or the prophets. I have not come to abolish but to fulfill. ”. When Jesus says, “ Do not think … ,” we can assume that there are people who were thinking exactly that, that He was bringing something entirely new.

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2 hours ago (Ginzberg Legends of the Jews 2003 edition, p706) Jesus did not come to abolish the Law, nor to change even one letter of it. Jesus came to fulfill the Law. That was because the Old Law was incapable of bestowing grace in the same way as the New Law. Jews were never able to keep all the precepts of the Old Law (e.g. Acts 15:10).

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9 hours ago He didn't come to abolish the law means that the law remains the law and is (still) perfect (Romans 7:12). Even after we enter the New Pact in Jesus' blood (Mark 14:24), which places believers under grace not under law (Romans 6:15), therefore in a sense abolishing the law for believers, the law remains as a testament of God's holiness and our

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3 hours ago So the question is why didn't Jesus mention that he abolished the law during the 40 days after his resurrection? 17. "Therefore you shall love the LORD your God, and keep His charge, His statutes, His judgments, and His commandments always." Didn't God say to keep his commandments always?(Also see Deuteronomy 7:9 Leviticus 3:17) 18.

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2 hours ago 3. Jesus came to fulfill all that was written in the Law and the Prophets. All of it was pointing to him, even where it is not explicitly prophetic. He accomplishes what the Law required. “Do not think that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I have not come to abolish them but to fulfill them.

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6 hours ago Christ Fulfills the Law. 17. ( A) “Do not think that I came to destroy the Law or the Prophets. I did not come to destroy but to fulfill. Read full chapter. Cross references. Matthew 5:17 : Rom. 10:4. Matthew 5:17 in all English translations.

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6 hours ago Christ came “…not to abolish, but to fulfill.”. Jesus did not come to this earth for the purpose of acting as an opponent of the law. His goal was not to prevent its fulfillment. Rather, He revered it, loved it, obeyed it, and brought it to fruition. He fulfilled the law’s prophetic utterances regarding Himself (Luke 24:44).

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1 hours ago Some will argue that Jesus only abolished certain rules while endorsing others. Thus, I believe that Matthew 5-7 is often used to support the notion that Jesus came to fulfill prior law so that continued observance was no longer necessary. Of course, nobody seems to agree on what was supposedly abolished and what was supposedly retained.

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8 hours ago Answer (1 of 14): There are three-ish questions there, so I’ll do my best. "Do not think that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I have not come to abolish them but to fulfill them.” - Matthew 5:17 ESV Means that Jesus came to fulfill all …

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3 hours ago In the Sermon on the Mount in Matthew 5:17 Jesus Christ clearly stated His position on the law of God: “Do not think that I came to destroy the Law or the Prophets.”. Unfortunately, many people think He did destroy the law. More precisely, they say that Jesus transformed the law. They claim that by accepting Jesus Christ as Savior a Christian is freed from any obligation to obey God’s …

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1 hours ago In spite of Jesus’ clear teachings which magnify the laws and commandments of God, most professing Christians have been taught that Christ came to abolish the laws of God. Jesus, however, emphatically denounced this idea: “Do not think that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I did not come to abolish, but to fulfill.

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7 hours ago The Biblical Canon The Bible Being About Jesus Legalism Thinking Aright Mind, Of Christ Prophecy Abolished Claims Scripture, Inerrancy Of Justice, In Believers' Lives the Law of moses “Do not think that I came to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I …

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1 hours ago Jesus did not come to this earth for the purpose of acting as an opponent of the law. His goal was not to prevent its fulfillment. Rather, He revered it, loved it, obeyed it, and brought it to fruition. He fulfilled the law’s prophetic utterances regarding Himself ( Luke 24:44 ). Christ fulfilled the demands of the Mosaic law, which called

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8 hours ago The New Law Renovates the Old We ask how Jesus could say truthfully that He has not come to abolish the law and the prophets, when He actually scolded the scribes and Pharisees for their teachings

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1 hours ago Jesus - Jesus - The relation of Jesus’ teaching to the Jewish law: Jewish law is the focus of many passages in the Gospels. According to one set, especially prominent in the Sermon on the Mount (Matthew 5–7), Jesus admonished his followers to observe the law unwaveringly (Matthew 5:17–48). According to another set, he did not adhere strictly to the law himself and even …

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4 hours ago Jesus did not come to abolish or do away with the Old Testament Law but to be the perfect, final fulfillment of every jot and tittle of the OT Law. Do not think that I came to abolish the law or the prophets - The way this is phrased indicates that Jesus must have sensed that some of the audience thought he was advocating an overthrow of the

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1. Are there foods we should not eat?
2. Does the Bible forbid eating pork and shellfish?
3. What did Jesus mean by,"Not the smallest letter, not the least stroke of a pen, will by any means disappear from the Law until everything is accomplished?"
4. What has happened to all the commandments and ordinances in the Old Testament?

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8 hours ago Law keepers always try to justify their 10 commandment keeping by Matt. 5:17-19. Lets look at what Jesus intent is when He states, “Do not think that I came to destroy the Law or the Prophets. I did not come to destroy but to fulfill. “For assuredly, I say to you, till heaven and earth pass away, one jot or one tittle will by no means pass

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8 hours ago There are problems with interpreting Matthew 5:17–19 in these ways. Note, first, that in verse 17 Jesus was speaking of the Law and the Prophets, not of the Law only. Jesus did not restrict that he had come to fulfill to the Mosaic Law code. He said he …

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2 hours ago Abolish or fulfill? Jesus fulfilled the law and so in reality "abolished" it. The Old Testament was a perfect contract. Just like a mortgage is a contract, it had certain obligations to be met. Jesus met those obligations and completely fulfilled ALL of the requirements. So just like a mortgage, it became "useless" except as an historical piece.

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3 hours ago Are Christians under the Old Testament Law? For example, can Christians eat pork? Should Christians keep the Sabbath? These questions of being under the law

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3 hours ago Many Christians believe that the Sermon on the Mount is a form of commentary on the Ten Commandments.It portrays Christ as the true interpreter of the Mosaic Law. In the Expounding of the Law, Jesus said that he did not come to abolish the law or the prophets, but to fulfill them (Matthew 5:17).Jesus explicitly warns of severe concequence to those who break and teach …

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9 hours ago The Bible says a lot about God’s law, so here are the top 12 Bible verses about God’s law that are found in Scripture. 12. So the law is holy, and the commandment is holy and righteous and good. - Romans 7:12. 11. For it is not the hearers of the law who are righteous before God, but the doers of the law who will be justified. - Romans 2:13

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Did jesus abolish the law?

Jesus did/did not abolish the Law Matthew 5:17-20 "Do not think that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I have not come to abolish them but to fulfill them. means disappear from the Law until everything is accomplished. Anyone who breaks one of the least of these commandments and teaches others to do the same will be called least in

Did jesus come to set men free from the law?

Here we see that Jesus Christ had no intention of destroying the law, and He tells us not to even think such a thing. Nor did He come to set men free from their obligation to the law, according to this statement.

Did jesus come to destroy or fulfill the law?

I did not come to destroy but to fulfill." The word "destroy" (kataluo) means to "destroy, demolish, overthrow, throw down." The word "fulfill" (pleroo) means to "to fill, fill up, complete." Notice carefully what Jesus did not state. He did not say He came to perpetuate the Law of Moses.

What did jesus say about the law in the bible?

In these verses, Jesus explains that he has “not come to abolish the law, but to fulfill” (v. 17), and that “until heaven and earth pass away, not one letter, not one stroke of a letter, will pass from the law until all is accomplished” (v. 18).

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