The Laws Of God And The Law Of Moses What Are They? Do We Keep Them?

Today people read the bible with out doing any research contrary to the warnings we see in the bible from the Messiah himself, as he spoke to his disciples about that false teachers

Matthew 15:14

14Let them alone: they be blind leaders of the blind. And if the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch.

Even before this the Messiah explains from the prophet Isaiah that making up your own worships is not of God:

Matthew 15:7-9

7Ye hypocrites, well did Esaias prophesy of you, saying,

8This people draweth nigh unto me with their mouth, and honoureth me with their lips; but their heart is far from me.

9But in vain they do worship me, teaching for doctrines the commandments of men.

Here he is letting us know that if the blind lead the blind they will both fall into the ditch. This is a stark warning to anyone trying receive salvation, that YHWH, is no respecter of persons and if we don’t do our own studies and take the word of a so called preacher who is teaching the wrong things we will be met with the same end HELL!

For this very reason it’s important that we understand what the bible is saying at all times. Many close their eyes to this fact and think that it doesn’t matter, and that “God knows their heart”. But the heart can be deceived as the messiah explains:

Matthew 22:37

37Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind.

Which means to love the Father with not just the heart, but also Soul (body) and Mind (Thoughtfully).

This is clear indication that blind emotional worship is unsatisfactory, In fact this type of worship is not really coming from your heart as is seen when the Messiah Quotes from the Prophet Isaiah above.

The point here being that understanding is important. Many today feel we are not under the laws (moral or sacrificial) of God, but what does this actually mean?

People often say that the moment the Messiah was sacrificed on the cross, we stopped being under the law of God and found grace. To understand the Messiahs Purpose visit

http://www.scriptureincontext.com/the-messiahs-purpose-explained/

When we look into the scriptures we have to be certain that this is true and not just a tradition, being up held. If you are unfamiliar with the translations of the bible this is something you will need to become familiar with.

Often times words can be translated from the original Hebrew or Greek text which can alter the whole meaning of a word.

So lets look at the word Law in the original Hebrew and the Greek using the Strong’s Concordance. First lets start with the Hebrew:

You are probably familiar with the Hebrew word for LAW, which is:

Strongs H8451 – Torah

This would can be translated to mean,

Direct, inform, instruct, shew, teach and is often referring to five books of Moses, (Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Dueterronomy).

The word for Law in the Greek as used in the New testament is

Strongs G3551 – Nomos

This would be translated to mean,

Law, regulation, principle and also relating to the five books of Moses (Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy).

So if with we understand this we can understand that the use of this word related to the teachings (Laws) of these five books; the regulations of these five books; the Principles of the five books; the instructions of these five books etc.

What ever way we look at it, it should be safe to say we are still under the morality of these five books, especially the ten commandments.

Here is the use of the word Law being used by the Messiah who is the only way to the Father God:

Matthew 5:17-19

17Think not that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets: I am not come to destroy, but to fulfil.

18For verily I say unto you, Till heaven and earth pass, one jot or one tittle shall in no wise pass from the law, till all be fulfilled.

19Whosoever therefore shall break one of these least commandments, and shall teach men so, he shall be called the least in the kingdom of heaven: but whosoever shall do and teach them, the same shall be called great in the kingdom of heaven.

The word LAW being used in verse 17 is G3551, which is talking about the moral laws contained in the five books of Moses, further to this he says that anybody teaching people to break them, shall be called least in the kingdom of heaven, which is basically not making it in.

To see what fulfillment of the law the Messiah was speaking of see The Messiah’s purpose:

Read about the Messiahs fulfillment here for clarity on this subject

When we read the word Law as it should be read clarity is brought to light. Lets look at some of the most common phrases and substitute them accordingly to bring some clarity:

Law of God – Translated – Teachings of God
Law of Moses – Translated – Teachings of Moses
Gods Laws – Translated – Gods Teachings

So as you can see if we move the BUZZ word Law out of the way we see the word simply means teachings, no if we are not under teachings or instructions, wouldn’t that make us a law onto our selves? How then can we bring unbelievers into the light if they can just live the way they feel?

It is important to understand that when we speak of the Law, its is a word that has to be related to something for instance, are we speaking about the LAWS (Teachings) of sacrifice and offering and punishment or The LAWS (Teachings) of morality?

Too often people use the word Law(s) without any differentiation which is wrong, since we know that the Messiah fulfilled the law of sacrifices offerings and punishments.

The Messiah fulfilled the Law (Teaching) of sacrifice and offering and punishment by death. But he didn’t “destroy”, or get rid of the Moral laws for a list of moral laws check out:

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So let us read and understand this bible and stop teaching the traditions upheld about the laws (teachings) of God. Remember what the Apostle said:

Philippians 2:11-13

11And that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.

12Wherefore, my beloved, as ye have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling.

13For it is God which worketh in you both to will and to do of his good pleasure.

That being said the Law of God and the Law Of Moses is not done away with and we are still under Laws of morality.

Peace and shalom

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