Part two of The Eternal Torah by Don. Blessings and enjoy!
In my last post, we began to examine what I call the Eternal Torah based upon Matthew 5:17-20. I began a brief history lesson as background. In this post, we will look at each phrase more deeply.
“Don’t think that I have come to abolish the Torah or the Prophets. I have come not to abolish but to complete.” ~ Matthew 5:17
Yeshua said that he had not come to destroy the Torah, but to complete the Torah. That is to say, He came really to bring out the real meaning of the Torah. What was the real meaning of the Torah? Even behind the Oral Torah there was one great principle, which the Torah-teachers and the P’rushim had imperfectly grasped. The one great principle was that in all things a man must seek God’s will, and that, when he knows it, he must dedicate his whole life to the obeying of it. The Torah-teachers and P’rushim were right in seeking God’s will, and profoundly right in dedicating their lives to obeying it; they were wrong in finding that will in their man-made hordes of rules and regulations….Read the rest of the post here: The Eternal Torah ~ Part 2