Is the law done away with? This is a neverending debate as the majority of Christendom will tell you that the law is indeed done away. To them, the Messiah came and did away with the law.
But one asks, then what is the standard of righteousness? If the unrighteous cannot enter the kingdom (1 Cor 6:9-10) how do we know who are righteous?
This page aims to be a one-stop teaching resource for those who want to understand if the law is indeed done away.
As a result, several aspects of this claim are looked at, including some of Apostle Sha’ul’s (Paul’s) most controversial writings.
Choose your topic below as we seek to solve “the law done away with” puzzle.
Understanding Paul's Teachings About The Law
Did The Great High Priest End The Law? Did the Great High Priest Yahusha MaMashiach end the law? Indeed, this mere question tells us he cannot, as he is a priest. A priest has no authority to end the priesthood nor the law under which he serves, as he is a mediator between the Most High and man! 1Tim 2:5 For there is one Aluah, and one mediator between Aluah...Read more
JUSTIFIED BY FAITH WITHOUT THE DEEDS OF THE LAW Rom 3:28 Therefore we conclude that a man is justified by faith without the deeds of the law. What does the previous verse mean? First of all "without" is from the Greek khorece, which means separately or apart, besides, by itself. So we have a clear separation between justification and works (deeds). Before we continue, in our previous post, we showed...Read more
LAW DONE AWAY WITH? BIBLE COVENANTS EXPLAINED Is the law done away with? This 3-part study is aimed at digging into the common Christian belief that the law is done away with. We go below the surface to dig up the truth that is left untapped by Christian pastors teaching Gentile doctrines. We unearth this truth by using the method given to us by the Most High in Isaiah 28:9-13....Read more
Love Fulfills the Law? The Importance of Obedience Love fulfills the law is a popular reason to reject the law of YAHUAH. In ministering to Christians about the importance of obedience, there are 2 main rebuttals that are almost sure to come up: Law is done away with Love fulfills the law We have dealt with "law done away with" extensively on Just a Word. Today I would like to...Read more
Christian Fear of the Word "Law" Law done away with? Just write the word "law" and we see how quickly a Christian either verbally attacks or "runs" away. The word "law" or Torah has become a hate word for Christians. The sad thing is we don't seem to realize or remember that if we break the law, we sin. 1 John 3:4 Whosoever committeth sin transgresseth also the law: for...Read more
The Messiah (Christ) Hath Redeemed Us From The Curse of The Law? Here is another grossly misunderstood quote from Sha'ul (Paul). Now the major Christian understanding of the verse in question, is that the law is a curse. However, like many popular Christian interpretations, it needs to be proven through scripture. Let's see exactly what our core verse says. Gal 3:13 The Messiah (Christ) hath redeemed us from the curse...Read more
What does it mean by "the Messiah fulfilled the law?" Whenever the word "law" comes up among Christians, there is a response that is almost certain to come: "Christ" fulfilled the law, implying that we no longer have to obey the law. See What Paul Means by The Messiah is the End of the Law. Prophecying of a time to come when he would be misunderstood, the Messiah said this:...Read more
The Law Is Nailed To The Cross We hear this sentence so often when speaking with Christians. This in reference to Colossians 1:14 and Ephesians 2:15-16. Col 2:14 Blotting out the handwriting of ordinances that was against us, which was contrary to us, and took it out of the way, nailing it to his stake (cross); Eph 2:15-16 Having abolished in his flesh the enmity, even the law of commandments...Read more
WHAT DOES PAUL MEAN BY MESSIAH (CHRIST) IS THE END OF THE LAW? Unfortunately, our modern concept of the Messiah has been flawed by the limitations of translating the biblical manuscripts into other languages. That is the case with Romans 10, verse 4. Rom 10:4 For Mashiach (Christ) is the end of the law for righteousness to every one that believeth. False Messiah This is the verse used to say...Read more