Apostle Winfree James R, Sr. Our Lord Jesus Christ, Anointed And Chosen Faithful Messenger, Social Media Appointed Blogger, Publisher, Writer:




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Apostle Paul tells us in Romans 10:4 that the (“Telos”) of the law is Christ, which has been translated “Christ is the end of the law”. Much debate has occurred over this line. However, few have noticed the surprising way that telos is used elsewhere in the New Testament.


Believe it or not, We find two other places where the verb form of ( Teleos ) to end, complete is used together with nomos law in the sense of keeping or fulfilling obeying it!


Then he who is physically uncircumcised but keeps (Teleo) the law will condemn you who have the written code and circumcision but break the law. (Romans 2:27)


If you really fulfill (Teleo) the royal law according to the Scripture, “You shall love your neighbor as yourself,” you are doing well. (James 2:8)


Certainly, in these two passages, the sense of Teleo is not “terminate, bring to an end.”


Let’s also examine the other verb that is used in a similar context, Pleroo (“to fulfill,” in the sense of filling up). This is what is used in Matthew 5:17, “Do not think that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I have not come to abolish them But to fulfill (Pleroo) them.”1


Note how the verb Pleroo is used in these other passages:


Love does no wrong to a neighbor; therefore love is the fulfilling (Pleroo) of the law. (Romans 13:10)


For the whole law is fulfilled (Pleroo) in One Word: “You shall love your neighbor as yourself.” (Galatians 5:14)


Like Teleo, the sense of Pleroo here is that of upholding the Old Testament and living it out, rather than seeking its termination.




Christ Jesus is the Goal of the Old Testament

So, how should we read Romans 10:4? In light of the rest of Apostle Paul’s writing, I think it’s wise to take a two-handed approach. Scholars point out that while Telos can mean “end,” it can also mean “goal” or “Culmination.” They suggest that Apostle Paul’s wording in Romans 10:4 is deliberately vague, conveying two ideas at once. Christ is both the goal and the end of the Law, they conclude and our Spiritual heavenly Father concluded.


Jesus Christ is the climactic goal of the Old Testament, the living embodiment of the holiness and compassion toward which God was aiming. Jesus is the “Word made flesh.” He is the only One who has ever perfectly lived out the Torah.


If The Old Testament is God’s teaching for how to live as his people, in what sense could it end? It doesn’t. But, as Christ Believers and His Followers, We Believe that Jesus took upon Himself the punishment Israel and the Hebrew Nation deserve for their inability to keep God’s commands. As such, He brought the law to the end of its ability to separate them from God because of our sin. For that, we rejoice cause Jews and Gentiles can only be saved by the grace of God in Christ Jesus!


God’s New Covenant for centuries had been to separate Israel from the influence of its pagan neighbors. He did this so that He could train His people properly, like a parent teaching a child (Galatians 3:24). In Christ, God gave a new command that went in the opposite direction. Instead of maintaining their distance, Jesus’ followers were to go into the world and make disciples of all nations (Matthew 28:19).


The instant Apostle Peter visited the first Gentile People or Believers, the way of separation collided with the new way of outreach. According to Jewish law, Apostle Peter could not accept Cornelius’s hospitality because Gentiles were “unclean.” But God had given him a vision in which unclean animals were declared “clean.” (Acts 10:9-16)


With the guidance of the Holy Spirit, the Church ruled in Acts 15 that Gentile Believers did not need to enter into the covenant that was given on Mount Sinai. The “dividing wall of hostility” that the Old Covenant put up to keep the Gentiles away was brought to an end (Ephesians 2:14). Getting It?



What about God’s Covenant with Israel?

The Old Law also contains God’s covenant with Israel. Did Jesus bring this covenant to an end? What have you studied? Apostle Paul exclaims! Just look at Hebrews 8:13: Master TEACHER, Open Up the Chosen of Jesus Christ, Eyes, In Jesus Name!!!


I ask, then, has God rejected His people? By no means! …As regards the gospel of grace, they are enemies for your sake. But as regards election, they are beloved for the sake of their forefathers. For the gifts and the calling of God are irrevocable. Romans 11:1, 28-29


Elder Paul mourns deeply for his Jewish brothers who have been alienated from God’s promises, and he longs for them to believe in their Messiah. He pictures Israel, the family of Abraham, as an olive tree that Gentiles have been grafted into. Some of Israel’s branches have been cut off, but he’s is optimistic that they can be grafted back in again. In no way does Paul think of God’s covenant with Israel as nullified.


My Conclusion On This Subject!

As Gentiles, Christ Believers are not obligated to keep the Mosaic covenant. It was given to Israel, not to the Gentiles world. We are saved by faith in Christ because of Christ atoning death, not by keeping a covenant we were Never Given. Please understand THIS!!!.


How then are we to live? Brother Paul and the other New Testament writers spend most of their letters discussing this very subject. In Acts 15:21, the Jerusalem Council points out that that Gentile Believer will hear Moses preached every weekend in the synagogue. Certainly, they will learn how to live from hearing the Torah preached.


The Apostles knew that We can discover great wisdom within the Torah because Christ Himself was the goal toward which it was aiming. This is The Lord's purpose for Believing Jews and Gentiles too, to be filled with the Holy Spirit, love and grace and goodness of our Lord and King, Jesus. Amen.



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