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This relates to the shmita and Jubilees - these were explained earlier in Leviticus 25. LEV 25:14 “If you sell land to any of your own people or buy land from them, do not take advantage of each other. 15 You are to buy from your own people on the basis of the number of years since the Jubilee. And they are to sell to you on the basis of the number of years ...


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In understanding this important legal principle, we must recall that the Hebrew verbs are quite different: In Ex 20:13 we have רָצַח (ratsach) is an illegal killing, ie, murder. In Ex 21:12, 22:19, Lev 20:10, we have מוּת (muth), ie, a killing of any description. Note that the 6th commandment does NOT outlaw killing generally, else no army could go to war. ...


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The first one called Jesus a good teacher. Jesus zeros in on his basic problem when he says why do you call me good. Only God is good. The man was still looking to himself thinking he was good enough by what he did to have life. Jesus gives him a task that he is unable to do to prove that he is not as good as he thinks. The Spirit of truth will convict a ...


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Yes. In this passage, Jesus is doing exactly that. Expounding works based salvation, and teaching this rich young ruler what was required. Teaching, because this rich young ruler saw Jesus, and came to Jesus as a rabbi. MARK 10:17 As Jesus started on his way, a man ran up to him and fell on his knees before him. “Good teacher,” he asked, “what must I do to ...


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The verse breaks, which were not part of the original text, are somewhat confusing here. If the arbitrary break between verses 2 and 3 is moved to the middle of verse 3, it makes much more sense: “If a thief is caught in the act of breaking into a house and is struck and killed in the process, the person who killed the thief is not guilty of murder. But if ...


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Jesus called on the rich young ruler to give away all his possessions and to follow him (Lk 18:18-27). But the latter, attached to his wealth, could not do so. Our understanding of this wealth, however, should extend beyond his material possessions to include his claims to righteousness that were based on the law. Despite his assertions that he had kept God’...


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Paul and Jesus were at one about the means of Salvation - it is by grace alone through faith in the merits of Jesus alone. Note Paul's neat summary: Eph 2:8 For it is by grace you have been saved through faith, and this not from yourselves; it is the gift of God, 9 not by works, so that no one can boast. 10 For we are God’s workmanship, created in Christ ...


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These passages are detailing how an acquired[purchased] field that is in addition to the land this person inherited from his ancestors needs to be treated... a. When he consecrates to the lord the purchased land. b. What happens when the year of Jubilee comes [end of every 49th year]. When he consecrates to the lord the purchased land. The Kohen[Priest] ...


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I am not sure the two references to the law can be directly compared for two main reasons: The words are different: Rom 13:8 has, "for the one loving the other has fulfilled the Law". The word "fulfilled" here is πληρόω (pléroó). This verse does not mention "greatest" nor "commandment". Mark 12:28-31 is discussing ...


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By your own definition, both tables of the law (by your own definition, but I think there were two identical copies of a two-sided table, myself, it being a mutual 'covenant') stipulate 'love' - to God and to humanity. So if you say Paul's definition of law rules out 'love' then you have excluded both tables from Paul's definition. Paul says to 'love one ...


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I’m not sure which ‘lens’ you are wearing with this observation. Nevertheless, the ‘view’ needs to be kept in the correct perspective - so let’s analyse this perspective. The ‘Death Penalty’ verses you quoted, all of them, are all related to the Law. There was only one penalty for ‘breaking’ the Law - death. The ‘wages’ of ‘sin’, when judged by the Law, is ...


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Do we have graven images in our homes? Do we pray to other gods? Do we use God's holy name in vain? If not, then we should absolutely be keeping the Sabbath God set aside FOR us from creation. The commandments SUM UP the 2 golden rules Christ gave us... The first 4 show how to love God, and the last 6 show us how to love others. Christ Himself said if you ...


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