Do not think that I came to destroy the Law or the Prophets. I did not come to destroy it but to Fulfill it…till Heaven and Earth pass away, one dot or one title will by no means pass away from the Law Till all are fulfilled. Whoever therefore Breaks one of the Least of these commandments and teaches Men so shall be called least in the Kingdom of Heaven, but whoever does and teaches them, He shall be called Great in the kingdom of Heaven…. Matthew 5:17-19
There are many groups in Christianity, there are some who says” Jesus has come, Grace has Come, we don’t need to obey the Laws again” There are some who says ” We still have to obey All the Laws” Some says “Some of the Laws still needs to be obeyed” So because of this many interpretations, people don’t understand what it means to be freed from the Law.
Jesus himself says “I Have not come to destroy the Law but to Fulfill it” Jesus did not come to cancel out the Law but instead to show us the True meaning of the Laws. He came to show us what the Law truly means because the Religious Leaders of His days has so much Misinterpreted the Laws. For Example, They thought that Adultery is when you commit the Actual act but Jesus taught the True meaning that it includes Lusting. They thought that Murder is when You kill someone, but Jesus told them that Anger is the same as murder. So Jesus has come to fulfill the True meaning of the Laws. All the Laws was Like a Shadow but the Reality is in Christ(Colossians 2:16-17). If we follow in the footsteps of Jesus, we will discover that ALL the requirements of the Law will be fulfilled in us Also (Romans 8:4). God gave the Laws through Moses to Teach Man a Lesson that “No matter how You try to please Me, You will never come to My Standard” Man struggled Under Law to please God but He failed. The Fault was not with the Law but the Fault was with the Flesh of Man. What the Law could not do because of the weakness of the Flesh, God did by sending His own Son(Romans 8:3). So when Jesus came, He came with Grace. Grace simply means Power to do what naturally we cannot do. Naturally, none of us can keep the Laws of God, but Grace empowers to do it. Now the Spirit of Grace is available! The Holy Spirit is called the Helper. Helper for what? He is not to help us wash our clothes and tidy our rooms!!! He is to Help Us obey the Laws of God! We can now Fulfill the True meaning of the Laws Like Jesus did if we walk according to the Spirit of God.
The Law was our Tutor to Christ(Galatians 3:24-25). If you are led by the Spirit, You are not under the Law(Galatians 5:18). The Law made nothing perfect(Hebrews 7:19), Until Grace came to perfect what the Law could not do. Moses which was a picture of the Law could not Lead the Children of Israel into the Promised Land but Joshua which was a Picture of Christ did. Moses tutored the People and prepared them for Joshua. The Law tutor Us until we have come to enjoy Grace. Moses Died and God Himself buried him, God gave the Law, Yet He expects us to be free from the Law. If You become filled with the Holy Spirit and walk according to His Leading, ALL the Requirements of the Law will be fulfilled inside of You. If the Holy Spirit fills your Heart with Love for God and people, then You have fulfilled ALL the Laws (Galatians 5:14)
God’s Laws remains Forever. Heaven and earth may pass away, But God’s Laws remains forever. Those who will remain forever are those who have obeyed and pattern their lives on the True meaning of the Laws with the power of the Holy Spirit. Those who follow the Letters of the Laws die Spiritually but those who obeyed it in the Right Spirit enjoys Life. For the Letter kills, but the Spirit gives Life(2 Corinthians 3:6).
Whoever breaks the least of these commandments and teaches others to break it will be called least in the Kingdom of Heaven. There are two kinds of commandments in the Bible. The Least and the great commandments. But our Faithfulness is tested in the least commandments. Our attitude to the least commandments will determine whether we will be Great or least in the Kingdom of Heaven. Take for example this Commandments” Love Your Enemies, bless those who curse You(Matt 5:44), also 1 Corinthians 11:5-16 commands that a Woman should cover her head when She prays or prophesy. These are some of the least commandments yet there are Multitude of people who have not taken it seriously. There are many Leaders who have interpreted it in such a way that pleases Men to gain more acceptance from people. We are not called to judge anyone in these matters But if God’s word is true and I believe it is, then Most of the Leaders whom we think are Great will be Least in the kingdom of Heaven because they have not kept these commandments and they have taught others to disobey it also. Jesus did not say they would not enter the kingdom of Heaven, but they would be least.
Those who will be Great in the Kingdom of Heaven are those who do and teaches others to obey the least commandments in God’s word. We are not qualified to teach others what we have not done personally in our lives. We are to follow in the footsteps of Jesus, who after he has done, He then taught(Act 1:1). Others may insult us and say all kinds of things against us because We choose to obey these least commandments but pay no attention to it because You want to be categorized among the Great ones in Heaven. Don’t folllow them and don’t judge them. Let God be true and everyone a Liar!!! If God has commanded it whether it is least or great, it is meant to be obeyed. It is pride that makes us choose which commands to obey and the ones to ignore. The Grace of God is available to empower us to fulfill ALL the Righteousness requirements of God’s Laws!!! Don’t come short of it!!
Dear Friend, Jesus has not come to destroy the Law. He has come to fulfill the True meaning of the Law. If we walk as Jesus walked and open ourselves to be filled with the Spirit of Grace who will empower us to do what the Law could not do in us, then ALL the requirements of the Laws will be fulfilled in us too. If you want to be among the Great in the kingdom of Heaven, keep and teach the Least commandments in God’s word. Don’t follow Your church and pastor in Disobedience to God’s clear instructions. If you are asked to Pray for the destruction of Your enemies, Don’t pray it!!! Instead Pray that God will give them a heart of Repentance!!! Vengeance belongs to God!!! If Your ways are pleasing to the Lord, even your enemies will be at peace with You. If other women choose not to cover their heads when they pray, Must you follow them in Disobedience? Will they beat you for covering Your head? How many hours do you spend in church that you cannot cover your head for those few hours? The choice is Yours!!! But I don’t want you to regret when You enter the kingdom of Heaven only to discover that You are among the Least. He who has ears, let him hear!! May God give Us His Grace to keep both the Great and least commandments in His Word (Amen). God bless you. Have a blessed day.
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