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Law or Grace? Can you guess who is the N.T. author who explained the solution?

Law or Grace? Can you guess who is the N.T. author who explained the solution?

There has been so much discussion on whether we must keep the Torah (Law) or not. I find that much of the argument is due to a poor understanding of the Torah in general. However, to help sort things out, I have written up a very brief sketch that has transformed my understanding of both Torah (Law) and grace (I hope it helps you too).

YHWH married Israel at Sinai. She became Mrs. YHWH. YHWH said please don’t have any other gods (husbands) besides me please! I am your
“man” – I am your “dude”. Be faithful to me because I am zealous (jealous) for you!! Don’t carry another guy’s photo in your wallet “no graven images.” Since you are Mrs. YHWH please don’t make me look bad in the community – my name is amazing and I don’t want it sullied! Lastly, I have marked my calendar to spend time with you each week. I call it “Shabbath” – I want to spend time with you and I want you to rest. Don’t worry sweetheart, I will take care of everything you need!

So what happened? On their honeymoon Israel was off sleeping with another god and that was how she continued for about seven hundred years. She went whoring after other “husbands” (Ba’alim literally means “lords, masters, husbands”). In 930 B.C. the nation divided and the wife became like two half-sisters. For the next two hundred years YHWH was pleading with Israel (northern kingdom) to come back. Eventually He declared it was over and she was no longer his wife (Hos 2). He gave her a bill divorce (Jer 3:8). However, he said he would remarry her one day! Yay! What a great God.

However, there is a problem. According to the Torah (Deut 24:1-4) if a man has a wife who commits adultery and he sends her away and she goes and becomes another man’s wife and the same things happens, she can’t go back to the first guy; that would be an abomination and would pollute the land. YHWH apparently had an unsolvable dilemma. He wants to be gracious and take her back but his own law prohibited it.

There is one N.T. who quotes the passage and gives the solution. Can you figure out who it is and where he discusses it? Though this person discovered the solution, it was of course YHWH who thought up the amazing solution to such a conundrum. Leave your solution in the comments section.

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  1. Although Yahushua (Jesus is actually a transliteration of Yeshua, which is Aramaic, but the name given to our Saviour at birth IS Yahushua) came to “fulfill” “the law”, He did only in the area of sacrifices. YHVH Himself sanctified, or made “Holy”, the Sabbath at the time of Creation, for ALL of mankind! It is sanctified unto YHWH, and the Sabbath will be observed during the Millenial reign of Yahushua ha’Mashiach! Also, the “feasts” and celebrations given to “Israel” were NOT for Israel. Leviticus 23:4 states that “These are The Lirds appointed times….”, not just Israel. Zechariah also prophesize a that during the reign of Yahushua, we will be required to celebrate and be required to keep the Feast of Tabernacles (Zech. 14:1-4, 6-19). I’m not going to go into the “origins” of Christmas, and Easter here, but I ask that you all, individually, ask the Holy Spirit to guide you and study the Holy Scriptures, asking for knowledge and wisdom of His truth! In the NT, Yahushua tells us that IF we love Him, keep His commandments! John tells us that is we keep His commandments, that He is in us, and we are in Him, but if we Do Not keep His commandments, then He is not in us, and we are NOT in Him. Blessings everyone!

  2. The marriage contract became null and void after christ’s death. If the Husband is to die, she is free to re-marry.1 Corinthians 7:39. Paul.

  3. Awesome article bro! I love how you explained this simply, easy to comprehend, breaking the confusion that most regurgitate. The way you presented it is precisely the way the Messiah spoke, analogies and parables.

    Reminiscing here, my favorite was the way you explained the Holy Spirit, Abba Father, & his son. The Holy Spirit is like the heat radiating from The Almighty.

    “If you can’t explain something simply you don’t know it well enough.”

    Law and Grace for Dummies

    May The creator continue to bless you.

    Your brother in Immanuel,


  4. Romans 7:1-4 Surely you know, brothers — for I am speaking to those who understand Torah — that the Torah has authority over a person only so long as he lives? For example, a married woman is bound by Torah to her husband while he is alive; but if the husband dies, she is released from the part of the Torah that deals with husbands. Therefore, while the husband is alive, she will be called an adulteress if she marries another man; but if the husband dies, she is free from that part of the Torah; so that if she marries another man, she is not an adulteress.
    Thus, my brothers, you have been made dead with regard to the Torah through the Messiah’s body, so that you may belong to someone else, namely, the one who has been raised from the dead, in order for us to bear fruit for God.

    • It was the apostle Paul who explained it, was this the mystery explained? I believe it is.

      • Totally agree that Paul (Rom 7) explained that the marriage/divorce portion of Torah was fulfilled by YHWH through His own Son–who remarried Israel and brought them back to His Covenant and Torah living. The Torah stayed but by sacrificing YHWH’s unique Son (YHWH is Salvation), YHWH was able to extend grace to remarry whoring Israel–with the admonition to avoid sin (1 John 3:4) and love YHWH His way (1 John 2-5). Awesomest love story never told!

      • Thus today the resTORAHtion of all Israel, the tabernacle of DAVID.
        Literal Jacob and redeemed Jacob in Yeshua …. sothern kingdom/northern kingdom
        Agreed, the most awsome love story ever told.

  5. Romans 5??

  6. He let Himself be fully embodied in His Son and then died according to Torah and was resurrected so that we too would die and be resurrected in Him as transformed a spiritual clean bride. Then He can remarry us, Israel.

  7. I can’t figure it out. I am so glad you e-mailed me this seeming problem. I look forward to the answer. In His service James

  8. The marriage contract became null and void after christ’s death..paul I think.


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