Sabbath, March 14, 2015  - "Abolished at Calvary"


"For verily I say unto you, Till heaven and earth pass, one jot or one tittle shall in no wise pass from the law, till all be fulfilled." -Matthew 5:18


Ephesians 2:15, “Having abolished in his flesh the enmity, even the law of commandments contained in ordinances;..."


Matthew 5:17, "Think not that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets: I am not come to destroy, but to fulfil."


DESTROY: 2647 kataluo {kat-al-oo'-o} from 2596 and 3089; TDNT - 4:338,543; v
 AV - destroy 9, throw down 3, lodge 1, guest 1, come to nought 1, overthrow 1, dissolve 1; 17

ABOLISH: 2673 katargeo {kat-arg-eh'-o} from 2596 and 691; TDNT - 1:452,76; v
 AV - destroy 5, do away 3, abolish 3, cumber 1, loose 1, cease 1, fall 1, deliver 1, misc 11; 27

FULFILL:  4137 pleroo {play-ro'-o} from 4134; TDNT - 6:286,867; v
AV - fulfil 51, fill 19, be full 7,
complete 2, end 2, misc 9; 90


Matthew 3:15, "And Jesus answering said unto him, Suffer it to be so now: for thus it becometh us to fulfil all righteousness. Then he suffered him."


Acts 8:1, "And Saul was consenting unto his death. And at that time there was a great persecution against the church which was at Jerusalem; and they were all scattered abroad throughout the regions of Judaea and Samaria, except the apostles."

Romans 7:12 that "Wherefore the law is holy, and the commandment holy, and just, and good."

Romans 7:22, "For I delight in the law of God after the inward man:"


John 14:15, "If ye love me, keep my commandments."

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


ENMITY: 2189 echthra {ekh'-thrah} from 2190; TDNT - 2:815,285; n f
AV - enmity 5, hatred 1; 6


Romans 4:15, "Because the law worketh wrath: for where no law is, there is no transgression."

Romans 5:13, "For until the law sin was in the world: but sin is not imputed when there is no law."

1 John 1:8, "If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us."


Colossians 2:14-17, "Blotting out the handwriting of ordinances that was against us, which was contrary to us, and took it out of the way, nailing it to his cross;  And having spoiled principalities and powers, he made a shew of them openly, triumphing over them in it.  Let no man therefore judge you in meat, or in drink, or in respect of an holyday, or of the new moon, or of the sabbath days:  Which are a shadow of things to come; but the body is of Christ."


Galatians 3:19, "added because of transgressions, till the seed should come to whom the promise was made"


Galatians 3:16, "Now to Abraham and his seed were the promises made. He saith not, And to seeds, as of many; but as of one, And to thy seed, which is Christ."


Exodus 18:20, "And thou shalt teach them ordinances and laws, and shalt shew them the way wherein they must walk, and the work that they must do."


John 19:30, "When Jesus therefore had received the vinegar, he said, It is finished: and he bowed his head, and gave up the ghost."

Matthew 27:50-51, "Jesus, when he had cried again with a loud voice, yielded up the ghost.  And, behold, the veil of the temple was rent in twain from the top to the bottom; and the earth did quake, and the rocks rent;"

Daniel 9:26-27, "And after threescore and two weeks shall Messiah be cut off... And he shall confirm the covenant with many for one week: and in the midst of the week he shall cause the sacrifice and the oblation to cease, and for the overspreading of abominations he shall make it desolate, even until the consummation, and that determined shall be poured upon the desolate."


Leviticus 23:23-39, "And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, Speak unto the children of Israel, saying, In the seventh month, in the first day of the month, shall ye have a sabbath, (sabbath #1 day #1) a memorial of blowing of trumpets, an holy convocation. Ye shall do no servile work therein: but ye shall offer an offering made by fire unto the LORD. And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, Also on the tenth day of this seventh month there shall be a day of atonement: it shall be an holy convocation unto you; and ye shall afflict your souls, and offer an offering made by fire unto the LORD. And ye shall do no work in that same day: for it is a day of atonement, to make an atonement for you before the LORD your God. For whatsoever soul it be that shall not be afflicted in that same day, he shall be cut off from among his people. And whatsoever soul it be that doeth any work in that same day, the same soul will I destroy from among his people. Ye shall do no manner of work: it shall be a statute for ever throughout your generations in all your dwellings. It shall be unto you a sabbath of rest,  (sabbath #2 day# 10) and ye shall afflict your souls: in the ninth day of the month at even, from even unto even, shall ye celebrate your sabbath.(sabbath #3 day #9) And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, Speak unto the children of Israel, saying, The fifteenth day of this seventh month shall be the feast of tabernacles for seven days unto the LORD. On the first day shall be an holy convocation: ye shall do no servile work therein.(sabbath #4 day #15) Seven days ye shall offer an offering made by fire unto the LORD: on the eighth day shall be an holy convocation unto you; and ye shall offer an offering made by fire unto the LORD: it is a solemn assembly; and ye shall do no servile work therein.(sabbath #5 day #8) These are the feasts of the LORD, which ye shall proclaim to be holy convocations, to offer an offering made by fire unto the LORD, a burnt offering, and a meat offering, a sacrifice, and drink offerings, every thing upon his day: Beside the sabbaths of the LORD, and beside your gifts, and beside all your vows, and beside all your freewill offerings, which ye give unto the LORD.  Also in the fifteenth day of the seventh month, when ye have gathered in the fruit of the land, ye shall keep a feast unto the LORD seven days: on the first day shall be a sabbath, and on the eighth day shall be a sabbath."


Hebrews 9:1,10 "Then verily the first covenant had also ordinances of divine service, and a worldly sanctuary. Which stood only in meats and drinks, and divers washings, and carnal ordinances, imposed on them until the time of reformation."

John 18:37, "Pilate therefore said unto him, Art thou a king then? Jesus answered, Thou sayest that I am a king. To this end was I born, and for this cause came I into the world, that I should bear witness unto the truth. Every one that is of the truth heareth my voice."


REFORMATION: 1357 diorthosis {dee-or'-tho-sis} from a compound of 1223 and a derivative of 3717, meaning to straighten thoroughly; TDNT - 5:450,727; n f
 AV - reformation 1; 1
 1) in a physical sense, a making straight, restoring to its natural and normal condition something which in some way protrudes or has got out of line, as broken or misshapen limbs
 2) of acts and institutions, reformation.

Matthew 3:1-3, "In those days came John the Baptist, preaching in the wilderness of Judaea,  And saying, Repent ye: for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.  For this is he that was spoken of by the prophet Esaias, saying, The voice of one crying in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of the Lord, make his paths straight."


MOSES' LAW "Contained in Ordinances"  

GOD'S LAW "Contained in stone"

Called "Law of Moses"  Luke 2:22

Called "The law of the Lord"  Isaiah 5:24

Called "Law contained in ordinances"  Ephesians 2:15

Called "The royal law"  James 2:8

Written by Moses in a book.  2Chronicals 35:12

Written by God in stone.  Exodus 31:18; 32:16

Placed beside the Ark.  Deuteronomy 31:26

Placed inside the ark.  Exodus 40:20

Ended at the cross.  Ephesians 2:15

Will stand forever.  Luke 16:17

Added because of sin.  Galatians 3:19

Points out sin.  Romans 7:7; 3:20

Contrary to us, against us.  Colossians 2:14-16

Not grievous.  1John 5:3

Carnal.  Hebrews 7:16

Spiritual.  Romans 7:14

Made nothing perfect.  Hebrews 7:19

Perfect.  Psalm 19:7

Judges no one.  Colossians 2:14-16

Judges all people.  James 2:10-12


Isaiah 46:9-10, "Remember the former things of old: for I am God, and there is none else; I am God, and there is none like me, Declaring the end from the beginning, and from ancient times the things that are not yet done, saying, My counsel shall stand, and I will do all my pleasure:"

1 Peter 1:19-20, "But with the precious blood of Christ, as of a lamb without blemish and without spot:  Who verily was foreordained before the foundation of the world, but was manifest in these last times for you,"

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