The Spirit of the law
The carnal mind is not subject to the law of Elohim. Conversely
we can assume that the spiritual mind is indeed subject to and submitted to the
law of Elohim.
2 Peter 3:15,16
Why are Paul’s writings hard to understand?
His wisdom came from Elohim who is also hard to understand,
especially by people who are unlearned and unstable.
Why was Paul accused of disavowing the torah?
The same reason Yahshua was accused of the same. He
advocated the spirit of the law and rejected man made laws.
7 Howbeit in vain do they
worship me, teaching for doctrines the
commandments of men.
8 For laying aside the
commandment of Elohim,
ye hold the
tradition of men, as the washing of pots and
cups: and many other such like things ye do.
9 And he said unto them,
Full well ye reject the commandment of Elohim, that ye may keep your own
8 Beware lest any man
spoil you through philosophy and vain deceit, after the tradition of men, after
the rudiments of the world, and not after Messiah.
20 Wherefore if ye be
dead with Messiah
rudiments of the world, why, as though living in the world, are ye subject to
21 (Touch not; taste
not; handle not;
22 Which all are to
perish with the using;) after the commandments and doctrines of men?
“You search the Scriptures because
you think that in them you have eternal life; it is these that testify about
Me; and you are unwilling to come to Me so
that you may have life.
What offended people about Paul’s teachings?
He taught that we are not justified by the law, that the
law was not adequate to save us, and his focus was on Yahshua and His spirit,
which leads to obedience.
Paul said in Romans 8:2,3
because through Messiah Yahshua the law of the Spirit who
gives life has set you free from the law of sin and death. For the law of the
Spirit of life has set you free in Messiah Yahshua from the law of sin and
1 Cor. 3
6 Who also hath made us able ministers of the
new testament; not of the letter, but of the spirit: for the letter killeth,
but the spirit giveth life.
What was Paul accused of?
Acts 21 And they are informed of
thee, that thou teachest all the Jews which are among the Gentiles to forsake
Moses, saying that they ought not to circumcise their children, neither to
walk after the customs.
How did Paul respond?
Acts 26:13 Neither can they prove
the things whereof they now accuse me.
14 But this I confess unto
thee, that after the way which they call heresy, so worship I the God of my
fathers, believing all things which are written in the law and in the prophets:
Did Paul contradict the torah?
But this I confess unto thee, that after the way which they
call heresy, so worship I the God of my fathers, believing all things which are
written in the law and in the prophets
Did Paul teach against the Torah?
And it came to pass, that after three days Paul called the chief
of the Jews together: and when they were come together, he said unto them, Men and
brethren, though I have committed nothing against the people, or customs of our
fathers, yet was I delivered prisoner from Jerusalem into the hands of the
When the apostle Paul quoted Deut. 27, was he saying that
people who attempt obedience will be cursed? (Gal. 3:10) Disregarding the
law of Moses does not make the consequences for disobedience disappear.
Do we then make void the law through faith? By no means:
yea we establish the law. Romans 3:31
What happens when we walk in the spirit?
We avoid the works of the flesh
Gal. 5:19 Adultery, fornication, laciviousness, idolatry,
witchcraft, hatred, variance, emulations, wrath strife, seditions, &
Why did Paul say that Yahshua was the end of the law?
Does this mean we can disregard the ten commandments? Can
we disregard Psalm 119?
Compare these verses
Romans 10:4 For the Messiah is the end of the law for
righteousness to everyone that believeth
1Tim. 1:5 Now the end of the commandment is love out of a
pure heart, and of a good conscience and faith unfeigned.
Greek - telos (end)
(3) aim or purpose,
(Telos is the origin of the word “telescope”, etc)
Did Paul teach a new and different gospel or was he chosen
to reveal ancient mysteries?
….I am made a minister, according to the stewardship which
is given to me for you, to fulfill the word of YHVH, even the mystery which
hath been hid from the ages and from generations, but now is made manifest to
To whom YHVH would make known what is the riches of the
glory of this mystery among the nations; which is the Messiah in you, the hope
Timothy’s faithful Grandmother
2 Tim. 1:5 When I call to remembrance the unfeigned faith
that is in thee, which dwelt in thy Grandmother Lois, and thy mother Eunice,
and I am persuaded that in thee also.
Paul’s admonition to Timothy
2 Tim. 3:14 But continue in the things which thou hast
learned and been assured of, knowing of whom thou has learned them;
All Scripture (15-16)
And that from a child thou hast known the Holy Scriptures,
which are able to make thee wise unto salvation through faith which is in
Yahshua the Messiah. All scripture is given by inspiration of YHVH, is
profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction for instruction in
Thoroughly furnished (equipped)v.17
That the man of YHVH may be perfect, thoroughly furnished
unto all good works.
Yahshua the Messiah the same yesterday, and today and
Future studies on Paul
Did Paul teach that the Law of Moses was contrary to us and
Did Paul teach that the Torah, or some part of it was an
What about the laws of retribution such as stoning, etc.?
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