The power of law

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How do we understand the Law of God and the Love of God

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The power of law

  1. 1. Romans 2: 25-29 THE POWER OF LAW AND ITS IMPACT ON SOCIETY
  2. 2. Law is a system of rules that govern a society with the intention of maintaining social order, upholding justice and preventing harm to individuals and property http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Law LAW AS WE DEFINE IT
  3. 3. for individuals with the intention of maintaining social order The Ten Commandments (Exodus 20)as well as the entire specific Mosaic code given to the nation Israel to govern and guide their moral, religious and secular life, and covers parts of Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy Law is… A SYSTEM OF RULES & GUIDELINES 1
  4. 4. 2 a system of rules and guidelines The breaking of Law is sin ~ 1 John 3:4 & the wages of sin is death ~ Romans 6:23 Law is… TO UPHOLD JUSTICE
  5. 5. a system of rules and guidelines Parents keep drawing lines to their children not to stop them having fun but to prevent harm. It’s an act of love. Thus Law is PART OF GRACE. Law is the written form of Grace from God, the moral Law Giver Law is… TO PREVENT HARM to individuals and property 3
  6. 6. No Law while in Slavery Law comes with redemption / relationship Judgment it is by grace you have been saved ….not by works (Eph 2:8-9) Faith Without Works is Dead (James 2: 14-26) Everyone's work will be tested by fire (I Cor 3:13) When you were slaves to sin, you were free from the control of righteousness (Rom 6:20)
  7. 7. Run-away Relationship Rewards Faith Fruit LifeDeath

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