Wednesday: Fulfilling the Law of Christ
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(Gal. 6:2) Whether revealed in written documents or in nature, the law of God discloses His will to every person capable of understanding (Rom. 1:20, Rom 2:12-16). Consequently, no one can claim to be ignorant of the basic requirements of God. All have sinned and fall short of the glory of God (Rom. 3:23, NKJV) … [Click to read more …]

Tuesday: All Things to All Men
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Take a close look at the references to law in 1 Corinthians 9:19-23. What is Paul saying here? Why such a strong emphasis on law? God’s desire is that all people accept His gift of eternal life and become citizens of His everlasting kingdom. In 1 Corinthians 9, Paul reveals his method of attracting people … [Click to read more …]

Monday: the “Rules” of Love
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Jesus Is the Center of the Law

(John 15:10) Scripture provides a number of examples of Jesus’ fidelity to the law of God. For instance, although His words in Luke 2:49 imply that at a young age He understood His identity, when His earthly mother expressed the hurt she felt that resulted from His straying from the family, He humbly accompanied His parents … [Click to read more …]

Sunday: The Law and the Prophets
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Some believe that the Ten Commandments, delivered through Moses at Sinai, were relevant only to the Israelites before the Cross and are not binding in the New Covenant era of grace. Others teach that Christians are free from the old law, but only those of Jewish heritage, and not Christians, are still expected to adhere … [Click to read more …]

Sabbath: The Law of God and the Law of Christ
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Read for This Week’s Study: Matt. 19:16-22; John 13:34-35; Gal. 6:1-5; Acts 17:31; John 5:30. Memory Text: If you keep My commandments, you will abide in My love, just as I have kept My Father’s commandments and abide in His love (John 15:10, NKJV). In most nations a hierarchy of laws exists. At the top … [Click to read more …]

Inside Story: Toogii’s Triumph
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My friends call me Toogii (TAW-gee). I live in the capital city of Mongolia. My family isn’t Christian, so I grew up not knowing much about Jesus. One day a friend of my grandmother gave her an invitation to meetings at the Adventist church, where a missionary was speaking. Grandmother gave the invitation to my … [Click to read more …]

Friday: Further Study: Christ, the End of the Law
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Further Study: “The law reveals sin to us, and causes us to feel our need of Christ and to flee unto Him for pardon and peace by exercising repentance toward God and faith toward our Lord Jesus Christ. . . . The law of ten commandments is not to be looked upon as much from … [Click to read more …]

Thursday: The Disciplinarian
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(Gal. 3:19-24) In harmony with the book of Romans, Paul is careful to stipulate in Galatians that the purpose of the law is to define sin and not to make people righteous (Gal. 3:19, Gal. 3:21). Read Galatians 3:23-24. What images does Paul use to describe the purpose of the law? What do you think … [Click to read more …]

Ask the Author: Christ the End of the Law
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What does Paul mean in Romans 10:4 when he says Christ is the “end” of the law? Does this suggest that the law has been done away with? Find out what the Sabbath School author has to say on this week’s edition of “Ask the Author.” You can view the same video on YouTube if you … [Click to read more …]

HopeSS: Christ, the End of the Law
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You can view a discussion of the current lesson in the Hope Sabbath School class led by Pastor Derek Morris. (Adobe Flash Player version.) A Youtube version of this week’s lesson at Hope Sabbath School is below. You can download the video, the MP3 audio, and the lesson outline from the HopeTV Sabbath School Site. … [Click to read more …]