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Matthew 5:18 - 5:20: Law and Prophets (Part 2)

Sermon on the Mount
Sermon on the MountSteve Gregg

In this discussion, Steve Gregg examines Matthew 5:18-20 and its various interpretations. He explores the idea that the ceremonial law is descriptive of a future righteousness, whereas the moral law is prescriptive of actual righteousness. He also suggests that Jesus fulfilled at least the ethical and moral aspect of the law through love, which extends to commitments and faithful dealings with others. Gregg touches on the precarious position that law-following individuals are put in after 70 A.D when parts of the law become impossible to fulfill. Ultimately, he emphasizes the importance of understanding what it truly means to fulfill the law and live a righteous life.

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