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Commandment(s)


The question we pose, if we are commanded and/ordered to do something is it love? Moreover, if one loves someone is there a need to command them to perform something that requires our ordering them to do so?

Matt. 5:17 "Don't think that I came to destroy the law or the prophets. I didn't come to destroy, but to fulfill. 5:18 For most certainly, I tell you, until heaven and earth pass away, not even one smallest letter{literally, iota} or one tiny pen stroke{or, serif} shall in any way pass away from the law, until all things are accomplished. 5:19 Whoever, therefore, shall break one of these least commandments, and teach others to do so, shall be called least in the Kingdom of Heaven; but whoever shall do and teach them shall be called great in the Kingdom of Heaven. 5:20 For I tell you that unless your righteousness exceeds that of the scribes and Pharisees, there is no way you will enter into the Kingdom of Heaven.

Most people will say, unfortunately, yes! That is the standard of our worlds love, and that of most Christian's. Subsequently, from the outset of this subject we are faced with real controversy two opposing ideas of love?

James 1:4 Let endurance have its perfect work, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.
1:5 But if any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all liberally and without reproach; and it will be given to him.
1:6 But let him ask in faith, without any doubting, for he who doubts is like a wave of the sea, driven by the wind and tossed.
1:7 For let that man not think that he will receive anything from the Lord. 1:8 He is a double-minded man, unstable in all his ways.

Thus, we are clearly placing the first stone of our faith, calculating how we will build upon the Christ? If God's love is a commandment, and/or commandment(s) than we are without doubt earning his love by merit, that is, lets be clear here “works of law”! If we keep his commandment(s) we have gained merit with God on that day, but if we break one of his commandment(s) we lose merit on that day! The final outcome will be when God tally's are credit and debt sheet up on judgment day?

Romans 11:6 And if by grace, then it is no longer of works; otherwise grace is no longer grace. But if it is of works, it is no longer grace; otherwise work is no longer work.

The great contradiction we are faced with is? God tells us to give freely like he himself gives us the free gift of his love. Is the gift free, or is it earned by our performance?

Matthew 10:8 Heal the sick, cleanse the lepers{TR adds ", raise the dead"}, and cast out demons. Freely you received, so freely give.

Romans 3:24 being justified freely by his grace through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus;

New Commandment

Another dilemma we are faced with did Christ gives us a new commandment or an old one? Does “new” really mean new, or is it a misprint in our bibles? If new actually means old than why a new creation with a new covenant? Moreover, a new heaven and earth, are they all misprints as well? Does Christ words mean yes, and no at the sametime?

Matt.5:37 But let your 'Yes' be 'Yes' and your 'No' be 'No.' Whatever is more than these is of the evil one.

If we start our faith on two minds, which one will be blessed by God? Some religious people want to put on a legal hate and argue words in Hebrew and Greek trying to draw a conclusion of what the word commandment(s) actual mean? But profoundly the legal mind lacks faith in God it must uses words to protect its eternal life, whereas those walking in faith, first trust that God is love which removes the fleshly legal thinking of our mind trained in a world of fallen fleshly mind legal wisdom.

1 John 4:8 He who doesn't love doesn't know God, for God is love.

The Word New

When our bibles uses the word new in regards to the new creation, the new heaven, the earth, and our new mind it means although not bore out in Greek words, without sin. This is the linchpin of all truth of the Greek writings, God making all things new, without sin, sin past on too us by Adam. Subsequently, a new commandment was one without sins of our flesh, a commandment that is found in Spirit and truth, not made alive in our flesh.

Romans 8:6 For the mind of the flesh is death, but the mind of the Spirit is life and peace;

Romans 8:7 because the mind of the flesh is hostile towards God; for it is not subject to God's law, neither indeed can it be.

1 John 3:5 You know that he was revealed to take away our sins, and in him is no sin.

Spirit is from God, the Holy Spirit, truth is found in Christ, the truth of God freely given to all of us who receive the Christ into our hearts. Both without sin, thus, stay with me hear, new is never old or dying from sin, which sin is called corruption in our bibles. So yes, we have a new law of love, without sin that is the law of God, and some bibles call it the Royal Law, and/or Kingly Law of Spirit and truth governing the spirit world. This law, is the same law Adam, and Eve were created “In”, not separate from, but in, that is, in God himself, as part of him, part of his universal body of Spirit and truth that each angel, or spirit son was created in as well.

1 John 4:9 By this God's love was revealed in us, that God has sent his one and only Son into the world that we might live through him.

James 2:8 However, if you fulfill the royal law, according to the Scripture, "You shall love your neighbor as yourself,"{Leviticus 19:18} you do well.

New for us human born into sin, corruption, taken from corruption into a new body without sin (rebirthed), in Christ, and created “in the law of love” making us son's of God, without sin, without corruption of sin found in the “old” laws of our flesh.

1 John 4:18 There is no fear in love; but perfect love casts out fear, because fear has punishment. He who fears is not made perfect in love.

1 John 4:19 We love Him, because he first loved us.

Old The Law of Sin

Does the law of love define sin for us? This will shock the sensibility of many, no! Here is the simple controversy that pollutes the whole mass of unleavened bread of God's kingdom spoken by Christ to his disciples. Here we find how the weeds grow and thrive among the true son's of the kingdom.

1 Peter 4:8 And above all things be earnest in your love among yourselves, for love covers a multitude of sins.

Matthew 13:38 the field is the world; and the good seed, these are the children of the Kingdom; and the darnel weeds are the children of the evil one.

The law of God that is the commandments of God were not created for the righteous, “meaning, without sin”, but for the unrighteous those having sin. Sins laws are God's wrath against breaking his righteous laws which are sinless laws. They are laws not found in a sinless person of Christ, or in Adam, why? Because you cannot command a person to love you, love cannot be owed, be purchased by performance it is given freely by God too us, in full trust not in laws that impute evil in us, before the fact of us sinning.

1Tim.1:9 as knowing this, that law is not made for a righteous man, but for the lawless and insubordinate, for the ungodly and sinners, for the unholy and profane, for murderers of fathers and murderers of mothers, for manslayers, 1:10 for the sexually immoral, for homosexuals, for slave-traders, for liars, for perjurers, and for any other thing contrary to the sound doctrine;

Rom.13:8 Owe no one anything, except to love one another; for he who loves his neighbor has fulfilled the law. 13:9 For the commandments, "You shall not commit adultery," "You shall not murder," "You shall not steal," "You shall not give false testimony," "You shall not covet,"{TR adds "You shall not give false testimony,"}{Exodus 20:13-15,17; Deuteronomy 5:17-19,21} and whatever other commandments there are, are all summed up in this saying, namely, "You shall love your neighbor as yourself."{Leviticus 19:18}

God supplied us the perfect standard of righteousness (the law and commandments), which is, without sin, but we supply the evil intent in convicting others by it because we can see their selfish motives that all of us have because of sin. In other words, lets get this straight, if we are a sinner the law condemns us, not because the law has evil motive, or intent. No! It condemn sin impartially in all humans; the condemnation is that a sinner cannot have a peaceful relationship with God who is without sin. Darkness does not commingle with light, nor unrighteousness with righteousness. The wrath is because of the law righteousness having no sin, and we having sin which opposes God's righteousness.

Romans 5:20 The law came in besides, that the trespass might abound; but where sin abounded, grace abounded more exceedingly;

Galatians 3:10 For as many as are of the works of the law are under a curse. For it is written, "Cursed is everyone who doesn't continue in all things that are written in the book of the law, to do them."{Deuteronomy 27:26}

The laws does not oppose or condemn a righteous man, or a sinless man, the very reason God did not hand Adam a law book to governor his life by. Adam was without sin, he had no evil intentions born of sin, corruption, he did not distrust God, he was created “in” God's love. Adam sin came from outside God, into Adam, by willfully leaving God for his deceived wife.

The question is did those practicing the law impute good to their brothers and sisters, no! Instead they examined each other by the law, which points out all are sinners, and easy conviction! But that was not the problems?

Romans 3:23 for all have sinned, and fall short of the glory of God;

Outward Performance of The Law

Outward performance of the law is the greatest excuse of Satan for law keeping Christian's to justify their using the laws of sin against their brothers and sisters. First, 1.) All sin and fall short of God's glory, which means missing the mark of being sinless, like Christ is God's glory.

and, 2.) there is no performance of the law at all according to God's word, and here is why? Performance means we can do something correctly and not be convicted of doing it wrong. Can a sinful person keep the law?

1 John 3:4 Everyone who sins also commits lawlessness. Sin is lawlessness.

No! It is impossible, let me tell you how impossible, so impossible God was moved from his own love to send us his Son Christ Jesus to died for our sins, none, not one, not any of God's prophets, kings, or judges of God was found righteous without sin to redeem even one brother into eternal life. The law condemned all as sinner dying from corruption of sin. There is no such thing as inward performance of the law, it is impossible, and a lie Satan has used to propagate billions of weed Christian's into works of law religions.

Romans 5:12 Therefore, as sin entered into the world through one man, and death through sin; and so death passed to all men, because all sinned.

This is why Christ spoke shockingly plain to the self-righteous that judged others, but not themselves in keeping the law. Here is the definition of a real moral coward. To have enough knowledge of God's as a teacher of the law, knowing the basic fiber of God's law, using that law to point out a speck of sin in your brothers eye when knowing that not one human can keep the law because we all sin. Thinking because of self-goodness our sins are overlooked by the righteous law of God, while knowing that not one person can stop sinning once they are born into sin thinking we can extract sin by application of law that only Christ could keep without breaking it!

Matt.5:20 For I tell you that unless your righteousness exceeds that of the scribes and Pharisees, there is no way you will enter into the Kingdom of Heaven.

Now stop and really reason upon that statement? For us to go to the altar of God with an animal to have an animal killed for our sins so we can stand before God because we can't, not be a sinner by something we can perform in our sinful flesh to take the sin out of us. Hence, we can't scrub ourselves clean from sin by laws that condemn sin in us. But instead we must rely upon God's mercy and love in giving us a free gift of life to redeem us from the curse of his law because we cannot stop sinning. In other words, we must always go to the altar of God, even though we think we have not sinned, because we are born into sin, and all sin must be abolished, removed, killed for God to deal with us as son's.

Proverbs 16:2 All the ways of a man are clean in his own eyes; but Yahweh weighs the motives.

Proverbs 20:9 Who can say, "I have made my heart pure. I am clean and without sin?"

Matthew 23:25 "Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you clean the outside of the cup and of the platter, but within they are full of extortion and unrighteousness.{TR reads "self-indulgence" instead of "unrighteousness"}

The perfect righteous law of God did not remove sin, or make us a better sinner with a little less sin than others, gaining us some merit before God, a little higher up on the ladder of religious success. The only sacrifice God accepted came from the heart of sinners, those acknowledging they were sinners and needing the blood, and was thankful for God great mercy. It was not about an outward appearance, and/or going to the altar because we had to go, and play the part. We must approach the altar of God in humility and faith in God mercy, nothing less redeemed us.

James 4:5 Or do you think that the Scripture says in vain, "The Spirit who lives in us yearns jealously"? 4:6 But he gives more grace. Therefore it says, "God resists the proud, but gives grace to the humble."{Proverbs 3:34} 4:7 Be subject therefore to God. But resist the devil, and he will flee from you. 4:8 Draw near to God, and he will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners; and purify your hearts, you double-minded. 4:9 Lament, mourn, and weep. Let your laughter be turned to mourning, and your joy to gloom.
4:10 Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and he will exalt you.

Christ made it so perfectly clear that not one person could keep the law of God, a law created for sinners to understand their real condition before God that only he alone could keep, as the perfect passover lamb of God. Can we handle the truth in light of Christ words. How often does and average man or woman think of sex? More then anyone of us would like to admit in a group of religious people? Now some would have you believe they are righteous in this area even though they are lying.

Jer.17:9 The heart is deceitful above all things, and it is exceedingly corrupt: who can know it? 17:10 I, Yahweh, search the mind, I try the heart, even to give every man according to his ways, according to the fruit of his doings.

Christ made the statement after letting all those trusting in their own righteousness by the commandments that none, not one person could say with a clean heart before God's law “I am without sin!” Now stop! Jesus had just stated that not one particle of the law would go unfulfilled, that anyone of us breaking the least of the commandments, and teaching others it was OK, just a little thing, not a big thing that everyone does it making it OK, would be the least in his kingdom. Than he goes into secret sins? Having sexual thoughts about the opposite sex, at anytime in our life, proved we are worthy of death by God's law because we broke the commandment.

The burden of the law could not be put away by excuses or twisting the meaning of the scriptures into some legal statement to justify sin, it could not be wished away that Christ was just like us, he felt our sins, and that meant thinking about a little sex with opposite sex was OK. No! The law was not evil, it was not picking on us, it stated the truth of what a perfect sinless man does without burden, but out of love because it is his nature of his being created “in” love, in God, meaning without the sinful of our flesh rather created in love!

2 John 1:5 Now I beg you, dear lady, not as though I wrote to you a new commandment, but that which we had from the beginning, that we love one another.

1 John 5:3 For this is the love of God, that we keep his commandments. His commandments are not grievous.

1 John 3:23 This is his commandment, that we should believe in the name of his Son, Jesus Christ, and love one another, even as he commanded.

1 Timothy 1:5 but the goal of this command is love, out of a pure heart and a good conscience and unfeigned faith;

Why the law? Can you answer that honestly, in truth and Spirit? To prove the exceeding sinfulness of our sins. Where we can honestly without reservations say that nothing good dwells in my flesh that such a flesh is dead to God, corrupted by its thinking and always misleads me into yeast thinking. So who do I trust? Who has the proper mind created in love of God that won't misled me into more corruption?

Rom.7:24 What a wretched man I am! Who will deliver me out of the body of this death? 7:25 I thank God through Jesus Christ, our Lord! So then with the mind, I myself serve God's law, but with the flesh, the sin's law.

1 Corinthians 2:16 "For who has known the mind of the Lord, that he should instruct him?"{Isaiah 40:13} But we have Christ's mind.

Christ Jesus our “new creation”, that we are born “into” having his mind and life fill our mortal bodies under going death from corruption of sin, he alone can save us undergoing this death from corruption of sin.

Commandments

A man that dearly loves his wife is called on the way home, his wife ask him to stop by the store to pick up somethings for dinner. Is the wife commanding her husband or else? Strong word command, but she is requesting with no thought of good or bad that he does something that benefits both of them, out of love, in wanting to spend the evening together after work.

If he says no, I don't feel good, or he has one more stop he can't do it tonight does she impute he does not love here? Does she take it as a personal affront? If she loves him the love is greater than the things for dinner she looking forward to him coming home and spending time together.

Matthew 11:30 For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light."

But if her love is based upon performance, she judges him as weak and evil in this circumstances that she already knew he wouldn't stop, this does not speak well of their relationship its not one of love. The truth is most relationship in this world are based upon just such performance.

James 1:16 Don't be deceived, my beloved brothers.
1:17 Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom can be no variation, nor turning shadow.
1:18 Of his own will he brought us forth by the word of truth, that we should be a kind of first fruits of his creatures.

Subsequently, we do have a perverted view of God's love, but just as none could honestly keep the commandments of God, none of us can be God's love, we need constant help, reminders, the Holy Spirit, the life of Christ indwelling us to walk in love. The legal mind demands keeping the commandments anything less is evil, wicked, and the nature of our sinful flesh wants to do bad all the time, so anyone speaking of love is obviously trying to get away with no obligation to God.

John 8:15 You judge according to the flesh. I judge no one.

James 4:11 Don't speak against one another, brothers. He who speaks against a brother and judges his brother, speaks against the law and judges the law. But if you judge the law, you are not a doer of the law, but a judge.

But in that uncompromising demand there is no peace, there is fear of judgment because we know we cannot be good all the time. So in theory we teach the commandments can be kept to error on the side of being safe.

James 3:10 Out of the same mouth comes forth blessing and cursing. My brothers, these things ought not to be so. 3:11 Does a spring send out from the same opening fresh and bitter water? 3:12 Can a fig tree, my brothers, yield olives, or a vine figs? Thus no spring yields both salt water and fresh water. 3:13 Who is wise and understanding among you? Let him show by his good conduct that his deeds are done in gentleness of wisdom. 3:14 But if you have bitter jealousy and selfish ambition in your heart, don't boast and don't lie against the truth.

Now lets stop and recall all that's written above the legal mind believes in uncompromising hate that when a person states we cannot keep the commandments in our flesh that they are stating it OK to sin, and that they hate the commandments for saying such a thing. They, in other words, impute evil that the person is wicked and deny Christ. Which is all logical reasoning to the fleshly mind that cannot know God in the first place because he is love.

1Cor. 4:1 So let a man think of us as Christ's servants, and stewards of God's mysteries. 4:2 Here, moreover, it is required of stewards, that they be found faithful. 4:3 But with me it is a very small thing that I should be judged by you, or by man's judgment. Yes, I don't judge my own self. 4:4 For I know nothing against myself. Yet I am not justified by this, but he who judges me is the Lord.
4:5 Therefore judge nothing before the time, until the Lord comes, who will both bring to light the hidden things of darkness, and reveal the counsels of the hearts. Then each man will get his praise from God.

Are the commandments of God evil, no! We are in our sinful flesh, we are at odds with the commandments because we are sinners. We might love the commandments, but that does not mean we can keep them as a sinner, should we teach against them? Hardly, but take pause here, we need to teach them “lawfully”. In other words, we must teach the truth that none of us can keep the law and commandments as sinners, we need to humble ourselves and go to God for forgiveness because of his great love for us.

1 Peter 3:21 This is a symbol of baptism, which now saves you--not the putting away of the filth of the flesh, but the answer of a good conscience toward God, through the resurrection of Jesus Christ.

When God said to Israel you must keep the law, he was not mocking them, he meant as they should have known to keep the law one must sacrifice for their sins. The provision of the law God made from his mercy so Israel could stand under his law. If they forgot that most important element of sacrifice for sin the law was of no value at all to them, no matter how much they boasted in loving the commandments.

Hebrews 9:19 For when every commandment had been spoken by Moses to all the people according to the law, he took the blood of the calves and the goats, with water and scarlet wool and hyssop, and sprinkled both the book itself and all the people,

Hebrews 9:22 According to the law, nearly everything is cleansed with blood, and apart from shedding of blood there is no remission.

Hebrews 10:1 For the law, having a shadow of the good to come, not the very image of the things, can never with the same sacrifices year by year, which they offer continually, make perfect those who draw near.

Commandment of Love

When we do things out of love for some one we don't think in commandments, judgment of right and wrong, we are moved out of love, good feelings and thoughts for the person to share good with them. We find our happiness increases because we love the person and can't wait to share time with them. All the flaws the person has we don't care or see, because we love that person.

1Cor.13:1 If I speak with the languages of men and of angels, but don't have love, I have become sounding brass, or a clanging cymbal.
13:2 If I have the gift of prophecy, and know all mysteries and all knowledge; and if I have all faith, so as to remove mountains, but don't have love, I am nothing.
13:3 If I dole out all my goods to feed the poor, and if I give my body to be burned, but don't have love, it profits me nothing.
13:4 Love is patient and is kind; love doesn't envy. Love doesn't brag, is not proud,
13:5 doesn't behave itself inappropriately, doesn't seek its own way, is not provoked, takes no account of evil;
13:6 doesn't rejoice in unrighteousness, but rejoices with the truth; 13:7 bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.
13:8 Love never fails.

But once our love fades into do's and dont's suspicion enter into the relationship and the fear of judgment comes, but why judgment? Because we know when we bring something up they are doing wrong they are going to bring up something we didn't wrong as well, so from love to fear of being judge. In other words, we no longer accept their weakness and they measure back the same to us. We have passed out of life into death simply because we are warring in our minds all the time of how we are going to justify our words and actions, we are in darkness and not the light of love where sin are covered by our imputing only good to the person.

Matt.7:1 "Don't judge, so that you won't be judged. 7:2 For with whatever judgment you judge, you will be judged; and with whatever measure you measure, it will be measured to you.

1 John 3:14 We know that we have passed out of death into life, because we love the brothers. He who doesn't love his brother remains in death.

Sadly, all of us are in a constant state of this judgment, and judging others, but is God?

[b][u]Speaking Truth in Love[/u][/b]

We learn in time the limits of every relationship we are in. Its not that hard, we simply get to where we know the person can't change or won't and we limit our association to those areas we can avoid crossing fictions lines. We have an acceptable level of tolerance where we stop the fictions between us so we can maintain a friendship.

Proverbs 21:23 Whoever guards his mouth and his tongue keeps his soul from troubles.

Proverbs 30:32 "If you have done foolishly in lifting up yourself, or if you have thought evil, put your hand over your mouth.

Sadly, this is the relationship most Christian's have with each others, and God! In other words, they set up a certain standard of acceptance that they can justify the bad, and/or maintain the civility of looking like a Christ like person. Unfortunately, when reading the bible and its commandments putting on a show of righteousness by an intolerance towards unrighteousness they are doing so to appear good before men. Such power, gives them great freedom of teaching and judgment of others.

Luke. 7:36 One of the Pharisees invited him to eat with him. He entered into the Pharisee's house, and sat at the table.
7:37 Behold, a woman in the city who was a sinner, when she knew that he was reclining in the Pharisee's house, she brought an alabaster jar of ointment.
7:38 Standing behind at his feet weeping, she began to wet his feet with her tears, and she wiped them with the hair of her head, kissed his feet, and anointed them with the ointment. 7:39 Now when the Pharisee who had invited him saw it, he said to himself, "This man, if he were a prophet, would have perceived who and what kind of woman this is who touches him, that she is a sinner." 7:40 Jesus answered him, "Simon, I have something to tell you." He said, "Teacher, say on." 7:41 "A certain lender had two debtors. The one owed five hundred denarii, and the other fifty. 7:42 When they couldn't pay, he forgave them both. Which of them therefore will love him most?"
7:43 Simon answered, "He, I suppose, to whom he forgave the most." He said to him, "You have judged correctly." 7:44 Turning to the woman, he said to Simon, "Do you see this woman? I entered into your house, and you gave me no water for my feet, but she has wet my feet with her tears, and wiped them with the hair of her head. 7:45 You gave me no kiss, but she, since the time I came in, has not ceased to kiss my feet.
7:46 You didn't anoint my head with oil, but she has anointed my feet with ointment. 7:47 Therefore I tell you, her sins, which are many, are forgiven, for she loved much. But to whom little is forgiven, the same loves little." 7:48 He said to her, "Your sins are forgiven." 7:49 Those who sat at the table with him began to say to themselves, "Who is this who even forgives sins?"
7:50 He said to the woman, "Your faith has saved you. Go in peace."

But how much do we love truth? Does God's love overlook human sin, our flaws so he can tolerated a relationship with us? NO! God does not tolerate our sin's or flaws because of sin. Now here is the crux for those law loving self-righteous person that just hate in their hearts!
Jesus stated for us to stop sinning by our personal efforts we must cut off our hand if we covet, pluck out our eye when we lust. Christ went to the truth, to the core of each sinner. Are we going to be such a hypocrite that we tell others to cut off their hand, and pluck out their eye when we are doing the same?

Luke 18:9 He spoke also this parable to certain people who were convinced of their own righteousness, and who despised all others.
18:10 "Two men went up into the temple to pray; one was a Pharisee, and the other was a tax collector.
18:11 The Pharisee stood and prayed to himself like this: 'God, I thank you, that I am not like the rest of men, extortioners, unrighteous, adulterers, or even like this tax collector.
18:12 I fast twice a week. I give tithes of all that I get.'
18:13 But the tax collector, standing far away, wouldn't even lift up his eyes to heaven, but beat his breast, saying, 'God, be merciful to me, a sinner!'
18:14 I tell you, this man went down to his house justified rather than the other; for everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, but he who humbles himself will be exalted."
18:15 They were also bringing their babies to him, that he might touch them. But when the disciples saw it, they rebuked them.

If you are legally minded, that is, fleshly minded, uncompromising, this logic will make no sense, but let try anyway. Could you fulfill the law as Christ did? Many think they have with their zeal for righteousness, and love of God believing that is what fulfills the law. But that's not the question, the question is, is their enough righteousness in your blood to redeem a brother, let alone the whole world? Are you saying you have no sin? Do you see how the legal mind works? For a moment you were thinking yes I can fulfill the law in my own heart. But when we switch to the legal mind by asking the question can we stop sinning, No! “The law of the bible tells us I can't, so I can't.” See how easily the legal mind can accept words in commandments, but its can't accept the whole truth in love and mercy.

John 8:7 But when they continued asking him, he looked up and said to them, "He who is without sin among you, let him throw the first stone at her."

John 10:31 Therefore Jews took up stones again to stone him.

John 10:32 Jesus answered them, "I have shown you many good works from my Father. For which of those works do you stone me?"

John 10:33 The Jews answered him, "We don't stone you for a good work, but for blasphemy: because you, being a man, make yourself God."

Christ is saying “I must redeem you fulfilling the law, completing because we cannot stop sinners, but for those caught up in self-righteousness, than cut off your hand, pluck out your eye. Those with a good heart are overwhelmed; “I want to stop sinning but I am not plucking out my eye, or cutting off my hand that is impossible for me to do. Who will save me from this evil sin in me”? How can we love someone that tells us we must pluck out an eye, or cut off a hand, what kind of cruel person is this, is he love? The legal person than find away around the truth by using words, clause, lines of legal reasoning, but the point was let shock those that trust in their own righteousness to stop sinning!

1 John 3:1 Behold, how great a love the Father has bestowed on us, that we should be called children of God! For this cause the world doesn't know us, because it didn't know him.

No the law is not God's love if we only walk in law we hate others, we kill others, and we do not know God. We must than stop judging by stupid legal standards the God of love. We must learn to uses the law correctly, by explaining the whole truth of God, not just the legal but the new covenant, love!

Galatians 3:11 Now that no man is justified by the law before God is evident, for, "The righteous will live by faith."{Habakkuk 2:4}

Galatians 4:4 But when the fullness of the time came, God sent out his Son, born to a woman, born under the law,

Galatians 4:5 that he might redeem those who were under the law, that we might receive the adoption of children.

Galatians 4:21 Tell me, you that desire to be under the law, don't you listen to the law?

The Whole Truth

God did satisfy the law, he provided blood of a righteousness man without sin to pay for all the sins of this world if we avail ourselves of his love. The whole truth is, we simply cannot understand such powerful action taken by God, because we are sinners. We can love sometimes, but in an instant we can be a judgmental person and hate. Instead of our trying to make that OK by justifying the sin by verses found in our bible legally it is far better to understand God has taken legal action towards us in not accounting our sin any longer.

Rom. 7:4 Therefore, my brothers, you also were made dead to the law through the body of Christ, that you would be joined to another, to him who was raised from the dead, that we might bring forth fruit to God. 7:5 For when we were in the flesh, the sinful passions which were through the law, worked in our members to bring forth fruit to death. 7:6 But now we have been discharged from the law, having died to that in which we were held; so that we serve in newness of the spirit, and not in oldness of the letter. 7:7 What shall we say then? Is the law sin? May it never be! However, I wouldn't have known sin, except through the law. For I wouldn't have known coveting, unless the law had said, "You shall not covet."{Exodus 20:17; Deuteronomy 5:21}

The legal action God took was killing the thing that cannot stop sinning our flesh. God in his great wisdom separated us from the flesh of sin we were then born into making us alive in the spirit, that is, in Christ. Now once again, we cannot make ourselves alive in Christ by obeying the commandment(s) that is a provision given us freely by God in Christ.

Titus.3:4 But when the kindness of God our Savior and his love toward mankind appeared,
3:5 not by works of righteousness, which we did ourselves, but according to his mercy, he saved us, through the washing of regeneration and renewing by the Holy Spirit,
3:6 whom he poured out on us richly, through Jesus Christ our Savior;
3:7 that, being justified by his grace, we might be made heirs according to the hope of eternal life.

In Christ the law of the flesh condemning which us are completed because his flesh (blood soul) paid the price for our sin of the flesh we are born into. We are made new, sinless, because we are in Christ, once for all time, from our new birth into Christ by God's Holy Spirit when we are anointed as God's children.

Rom.8:1 There is therefore now no condemnation to those who are in Christ Jesus, who don't walk according to the flesh, but according to the Spirit.{NU omits "who don't walk according to the flesh, but according to the Spirit"} 8:2 For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus made me free from the law of sin and of death. 8:3 For what the law couldn't do, in that it was weak through the flesh, God did, sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh and for sin, he condemned sin in the flesh; 8:4 that the ordinance of the law might be fulfilled in us, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit.

We are not judged in our flesh any longer it is gone, judged completely as unrighteous not redeemable buried in Christ, cast into the sea never to be brought up again. However, we humans do not stop sinning in our flesh from God's legal action. The sinful flesh stays with us, but not our judgment of it, God legally put it away never to be brought up again. But we live in it so we are than tormented by its evil suffering constantly in its judgmental thoughts of ourselves and others.

Romans 6:4 We were buried therefore with him through baptism to death, that just like Christ was raised from the dead through the glory of the Father, so we also might walk in newness of life.

Colossians 2:12 having been buried with him in baptism, in which you were also raised with him through faith in the working of God, who raised him from the dead.

Rom.8:31 What then shall we say about these things? If God is for us, who can be against us? 8:32 He who didn't spare his own Son, but delivered him up for us all, how would he not also with him freely give us all things?
8:33 Who could bring a charge against God's chosen ones? It is God who justifies.
8:34 Who is he who condemns? It is Christ who died, yes rather, who was raised from the dead, who is at the right hand of God, who also makes intercession for us.
8:35 Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Could oppression, or anguish, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword?
8:36 Even as it is written, "For your sake we are killed all day long. We were accounted as sheep for the slaughter."{Psalm 44:22}
8:37 No, in all these things, we are more than conquerors through him who loved us.

We increase our judgment when we measure out judgment too others in their flesh something we cannot stop doing in our fleshly mind. In this wrestling of flesh against Spirit we come to realize as Paul did nothing good dwells in our flesh, but still we can't take a magic pill because we know this information and stop the constant nonsense going on within our sinful flesh. The flesh wants you to believe you can save yourself by knowledge some secret magic pill to stop the pain of the flesh against the Spirit, but its is lie! Knowledge increase pain it does not decrease it for Christian's because the knowledge is the truth of God which knowledge if in the legal mind condemns us to death in deserved judgment.

1Cor.13:2 If I have the gift of prophecy, and know all mysteries and all knowledge; and if I have all faith, so as to remove mountains, but don't have love, I am nothing.

Ecclesiastes 1:18 For in much wisdom is much grief; and he who increases knowledge increases sorrow.

Gen.3:1 Now the serpent was more subtle than any animal of the field which Yahweh God had made. He said to the woman, "Has God really said, 'You shall not eat of any tree of the garden?'" 3:2 The woman said to the serpent, "Of the fruit of the trees of the garden we may eat, 3:3 but of the fruit of the tree which is in the middle of the garden, God has said, 'You shall not eat of it, neither shall you touch it, lest you die.'" 3:4 The serpent said to the woman, "You won't surely die, 3:5 for God knows that in the day you eat it, your eyes will be opened, and you will be like God, knowing good and evil."

This is why we must have the mind of Christ to stop this daily slaughter of flesh lusting against the Spirit of God when Christ tenderly administers too us God's undeserved kindness, giving us a taste of God's love, Abba Father! The Spirit must intercede for us because we have been render dead in our sinful flesh, we cannot even know God's love in such an unrighteous opposed state. But God is faithful and Christ is the faithful witness found in us. He lifts us up, into the spirit heaven putting the thoughts of our fleshly thinking to death so we can know the great love of our Father despite our own unworthiness in our flesh which we hate and cannot put away by human efforts.

1 John 3:20 because if our heart condemns us, God is greater than our heart, and knows all things.

Do we understand this is the judgment upon the house of God? Do we understand that the gifts in Christ, such as faith is given too us freely, no we don't! It is only when we are slaughter by our own thoughts down in a dark hole, judging and being judged in a catch twenty two with no way out by thinking more fleshly judgment will save us that we understand what it means to be justified in Christ righteousness and not our own!

1Cor.2:14 Now thanks be to God, who always leads us in triumph in Christ, and reveals through us the sweet aroma of his knowledge in every place. 2:15 For we are a sweet aroma of Christ to God, in those who are saved, and in those who perish; 2:16 to the one a stench from death to death; to the other a sweet aroma from life to life. Who is sufficient for these things?
2:17 For we are not as so many, peddling the word of God. But as of sincerity, but as of God, in the sight of God, we speak in Christ.

2Cor.1:3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort; 1:4 who comforts us in all our affliction, that we may be able to comfort those who are in any affliction, through the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God. 1:5 For as the sufferings of Christ abound to us, even so our comfort also abounds through Christ. 1:6 But if we are afflicted, it is for your comfort and salvation. If we are comforted, it is for your comfort, which produces in you the patient enduring of the same sufferings which we also suffer. 1:7 Our hope for you is steadfast, knowing that, since you are partakers of the sufferings, so also are you of the comfort.
1:8 For we don't desire to have you uninformed, brothers,{The word for "brothers" here and where context allows may also be correctly translated "brothers and sisters" or "siblings."} concerning our affliction which happened to us in Asia, that we were weighed down exceedingly, beyond our power, so much that we despaired even of life.
1:9 Yes, we ourselves have had the sentence of death within ourselves, that we should not trust in ourselves, but in God who raises the dead,
1:10 who delivered us out of so great a death, and does deliver; on whom we have set our hope that he will also still deliver us;

If we are justified in Christ God cannot deny himself, he has not changed in his judgment of us, which judgment is put away forever once for all times. God will correct the problem even though we think it can't be done in our flesh. God judgments will be based upon Christ merit not our own what he paid for us meaning even though we feel and know we are being judge we are not in Christ. That treasure is in heaven and God will never bring up our judgment of our flesh killed and paid for by his Son Christ Jesus precious life.

Rom.8:35 Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Could oppression, or anguish, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword? 8:36 Even as it is written, "For your sake we are killed all day long. We were accounted as sheep for the slaughter."{Psalm 44:22} 8:37 No, in all these things, we are more than conquerors through him who loved us. 8:38 For I am persuaded, that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor things present, nor things to come, nor powers,
8:39 nor height, nor depth, nor any other created thing, will be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.

But do we have faith in Christ, no! We don't at these times, we will bleed tears, be in served pain, chastise, but than Christ our head will heal us up, like being resurrected and all will be seen clearly without fear of judgment we will know the truth in Spirit. This is how we keep the commandment(s) of God by being taken in Christ for God's glory. A glory he will not deny, a glory he will not share with any sinful flesh, a glory that is everlasting.

Ephesians 4:8 Therefore he says, "When he ascended on high, he led captivity captive, and gave gifts to men."{Psalm 68:18}

1 Peter 2:24 who his own self bore our sins in his body on the tree, that we, having died to sins, might live to righteousness; by whose stripes you were healed.

Hebrews 12:11 All chastening seems for the present to be not joyous but grievous; yet afterward it yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness to those who have been exercised thereby.

Philippians 3:9 and be found in him, not having a righteousness of my own, that which is of the law, but that which is through faith in Christ, the righteousness which is from God by faith;

Christ has fulfilled the commandments, not us, let us try and we will fall into judgment of the flesh we will end up in the same place each and every time, begging: “Who will deliver us out of this flesh undergoing death?”

Christ must complete our judgment or we are being judged, did he completed it for us? Yes! Than the rest my friend is the test and tribulation promised we must bear in Christ. But it cannot fail us, because God is faithful, not us, not our fleshly thoughts. We rejoice in Christ righteousness, we must boast in his faithfulness towards us, let us boast in our weakness that keep us humble in the truth of our flesh.

Heb.5:7 He, in the days of his flesh, having offered up prayers and petitions with strong crying and tears to him who was able to save him from death, and having been heard for his godly fear, 5:8 though he was a Son, yet learned obedience by the things which he suffered. 5:9 Having been made perfect, he became to all of those who obey him the author of eternal salvation, 5:10 named by God a high priest after the order of Melchizedek. 5:11 About him we have many words to say, and hard to interpret, seeing you have become dull of hearing. 5:12 For when by reason of the time you ought to be teachers, you again need to have someone teach you the rudiments of the first principles of the oracles of God. You have come to need milk, and not solid food. 5:13 For everyone who lives on milk is not experienced in the word of righteousness, for he is a baby.

2 Timothy 3:12 Yes, and all who desire to live godly in Christ Jesus will suffer persecution.

2 Peter 2:9 the Lord knows how to deliver the godly out of temptation and to keep the unrighteous under punishment for the day of judgment;

1 Peter 3:21 This is a symbol of baptism, which now saves you--not the putting away of the filth of the flesh, but the answer of a good conscience toward God, through the resurrection of Jesus Christ,

1 Peter 4:1 Forasmuch then as Christ suffered for us in the flesh, arm yourselves also with the same mind; for he who has suffered in the flesh has ceased from sin

Completed: December 02, 2016

by: Daniel a Slave of Christ Jesus