The Commandments of Jesus Messiah

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If ye love me, keep my Commandments (John 14:15)
Blessed are they that do his Commandments, that they may have right to the tree of life, and may enter in through the gates into the city (Rev 22:14).
The Law as a schoolmaster is no problem with faith and grace because there is a transfer directly into the New Covenant. But the Law as compulsory obligations of practice is wrong. The whole New Covenant is that which the Old Covenant was a type so we should see some similar characteristics. What so many want is for the Law to be the "true light" and it was only a shadow of that to come. Jesus is the true light on the rightoeusness of God. What this means is, it was the eternal purpose of God from before the foundation of the world that the New Covenant be the means of salvation for the world.
The Law was not the eternal purpose of God. It was a temporary measure brought in because of transgressions that were going on without personal accountability. The highest law governing men is to love God and others as you love yourself. When men failed these two simple obligations God chose men to be Prophets to warn the people of their ungodly ways and ungodly spirits. It is men who rejected God and the messengers of God who have shoved the world to the brink of hell. It was from traditions received from the Patriarchs or from a person's own inner soul to be Godly or do that which was right. So, the Law became "Thus Saith The LORD" in a different manner. It was written down in stone and in a book so every man could speak for God and not a few Prophets. No man could fight this Law with his personal liberal opinions and hatred of the Prophets. And besides, there was no judicial procedure to punish sinners and the wicked before the Law, except by Divine judgment and wrath. The Law provided for a means of punishments all the way to the death penalty.
The Law was a stop-gap…...

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