4 “Do not think that I have come to abolish he Law or the Prophets; I have not come to abolish them but to fulfill them. For truly, I say to you, until heaven and earth pass away, not an iota, not a dot, will pass from the Law until all is accomplished - Matthew 5:17-18
5 For he himself is our peace, who has made the two one and has destroyed the barrier, the dividing wall of hostility, by abolishing in his flesh the law with its commandments and regulations… - Eph. 2:14-15
6 He forgave us all our sins, having canceled the written code, with its regulations, that was against us and that stood opposed to us; he took it away, nailing it to the cross - Colossians 2:14-15
7 By calling this covenant “new,” he has made the first one obsolete; and what is obsolete and aging will soon disappear - Hebrews 8:13
8 For sin will have no dominion over you, since you are not under law but under grace - Romans 6:14 …you also have died to the law through the body of Christ - Romans 7:4
9 But now we are released from the law, having died to that which held us captive, so that we serve in the new way of the Spirit and not in the old way of the written code - Romans 7:6
10 Christ is the end of the law so that there may be righteousness for everyone who believes - Romans 10:4
11 Is there any doubt That we are not under Mosaic Law?
12 How do we reconcile: …until heaven and earth pass away, not an iota, not a dot, will pass from the Law until all is accomplished with Christ is the end of the law… - Romans 10:4
18 We will all be judged based on deeds Our works Or Christ's works for us
19 We will all be judged based on deeds Our works Or Christ's works for us Only 1 leads to life
20 …he saved us, not because of righteous things we had done, but because of his mercy- Titus 3:5 If salvation hinges on anything other than the blood of Jesus, then Jesus is not sufficient. And it is, therefore, a false gospel
21 10 Commandments Given: You shall be careful therefore to do as the Lord your God has commanded you. You shall not turn aside to the right hand or to the left.
22 You shall walk in all the way that the Lord your God has commanded you, that you may live, and that it may go well with you, and that you may live long in the land that you shall possess - Deut. 5:32-33
23 Conditional Covenant With blessings and cursings Involving the Promised Land and God's protection of that Land
24 "Hasn't the Bible been changed over the years? How can I trust it?"
25 "Why is the Old Testament God so mean?" Dispensation
28 KidsDrop MoralismEmphasize love that forgives and changes
29 Kids Drop Moralism Emphasize love that forgives and changes Connect the good to Jesus
30 Kids Drop Moralism Emphasize love that forgives and changes Connect the good to JesusLive authentically
31 Kids Drop Moralism Emphasize love that forgives and changes Connect the good to JesusLive authenticallyMake Church a treat
32 "How can Jesus be the only way. " "Did he ever claim he was the only "How can Jesus be the only way?" "Did he ever claim he was the only way?"
33 “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me. If you reallyknow me, you will know my Fatheras well. From now on,you do know himand have seen him”
34 Philip said to Jesus, "Lord, show us the Father. That is all we need Philip said to Jesus, "Lord, show us the Father. That is all we need." Jesus answered, "Philip, I have been with you for a long time. So you should know me. The person that has seen me has seen the Father too - John 14
35 ExclusivityOther paths involve other gods and other destinations -> and works-based salvationIf we could get to God any other way, Jesus suffered and died for nothing
36 ExclusivityThere is salvation in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved”- Acts 4:12They can't all be true!
37 "Should I be re-baptized? I was baptized when I was young"
38 "What does God say about dating, marriage and sex?"
39 Dating, Marriage, SexBetrothal- state of contractual engagement without sexual intimacyMarriage- equally-yoked (2 Cor. 6:14)Who do I date?Stay married if unequalIf unbeliever wants to leave, let them
40 Dating, Marriage, SexPicture of Christ and the Church, his bride- Eph. 5 (Covenant)Purpose is to glorify God and be sanctifiedMan should serve like Christ does the Church. Woman should respond as the Church responds
41 Dating, Marriage, Sex In Covenant relationships: Unifies and satisfies, helps fulfill Gen. 1:28Owe it to our spouseEnjoy it oftenAbstinence is by mutual consentPorneia: any sex outside of the marriage covenant