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In other words, we still keep away from theft and murder and things like that, but we keep away from them because the Spirit says so, not because the written law of Moses says so.
For this commandment which I command thee this day, it is not hidden from thee, neither is it far off. 12 It is not in heaven, that thou shouldest say, Who shall go up for us to heaven, and bring it unto us, that we may hear it, and do it? 13 Neither is it beyond the sea, that thou shouldest say, Who shall go over the sea for us, and bring it unto us, that we may hear it, and do it? 14 But the word is very nigh unto thee, in thy mouth, and in thy heart, that thou mayest do it.
15 See, I have set before thee this day life and good, and death and evil; 16 In that I command thee this day to love the Lord thy God, to walk in his ways, and to keep his commandments and his statutes and his judgments, that thou mayest live and multiply: and the Lord thy God shall bless thee in the land whither thou goest to possess it.
originally posted by: windword
a reply to: DISRAELI
It was always mediated through some form or another. Christianity says the spirit is mediated through the sacrifice of Jesus instead of an animal. But, the spirit is still being mediated. Only now, the spirit that was being mediated through the Angel of the Lord is mediated through "Christ".
Nothing new under the sun.
originally posted by: DISRAELI
a reply to: ScatteredThirdAngel
"For we serve not under the old written code but in the new life of the Spirit" -Romans ch7 v6.
We don't give up the law, but we live under a different kind of law. Not the "old written code", but the guidance of the Spirit. In other words, we still keep away from theft and murder and things like that, but we keep away from them because the Spirit says so, not because the written law of Moses says so.
originally posted by: ScatteredThirdAngel
Why do men say we don't have to keep the 10 Commandments, when every single one of them can be found, and is taught in the New Testament?
1: Matthew 4:10, Matthew 6:24
2: 1 John 5:21 & Acts 17:29
3: 1 Timothy 6:1, James 2:7, Colossians 3:8,
4: Hebrews 4:4-5 & 9 (rest=Sabbatismos in verse 9), Matthew 12:8, Revelation 1:10
5: Ephesians 6:1-4, Colossians 3:20-21
6: Romans 13:9, 1 John 3:15
7: Matthew 5:27-32, Romans 13:9
8: Romans 13:9, Ephesians 4:28
9: Romans 13:9, Ephesians 4:25
10: Romans 13:9, Ephesians 5:5, Romans 7:7
Even the 4th Commandment can be found in the New Testament:
Exodus 20:8-11 Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy. 9 Six days shalt thou labour, and do all thy work: 10 But the seventh day is the sabbath of the LORD thy God: in it thou shalt not do any work, thou, nor thy son, nor thy daughter, thy manservant, nor thy maidservant, nor thy cattle, nor thy stranger that is within thy gates: 11 For in six days the LORD made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that in them is, and rested the seventh day: wherefore the LORD blessed the sabbath day, and hallowed it.
Why is it taught that we don't have to keep the law, when the law is taught in the New Testament?
originally posted by: DISRAELI
a reply to: windword
OK, but the point is that in Paul's teaching each of us (each of the followers of Christ) has the Spirit, so that we can each get that guidance directly instead of getting it through the written instructions.