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Saturday, November 15, 2014

Romans 7 ~ free from that law

Papyrus 46 lists Romans 7 as part of the collection, yet it is missing.

Romans 7

Or do you not know, brothers—for I am speaking to those who know the law—that the law is binding on a person only as long as he lives?

2 For a married woman is bound by law to her husband while he lives, but if her husband dies she is released from the law of marriage. 3 Accordingly, she will be called an adulteress if she lives with another man while her husband is alive. But if her husband dies, she is free from that law, and if she marries another man she is not an adulteress.

4 Likewise, my brothers, you also have died to the law through the body of Christ, so that you may belong to another, to him who has been raised from the dead, in order that we may bear fruit for God. 5 For while we were living in the flesh, our sinful passions, aroused by the law, were at work in our members to bear fruit for death. 6 But now we are released from the law, having died to that which held us captive, so that we serve in the new way of the Spirit and not in the old way of the written code.


7 What then shall we say?
That the law is sin?
By no means!
Yet if it had not been for the law, I would not have known sin. For I would not have known what it is to covet if the law had not said, “You shall not covet.”

8 But sin, seizing an opportunity through the commandment, produced in me all kinds of covetousness.

For apart from the law, sin lies dead.

9 I was once alive apart from the law, but when the commandment came, sin came alive and I died.

10 The very commandment that promised life proved to be death to me. 11 For sin, seizing an opportunity through the commandment, deceived me and through it killed me.

12 So the law is holy, and the commandment is holy and righteous and good.

13 Did that which is good, then, bring death to me? By no means! It was sin, producing death in me through what is good, in order that sin might be shown to be sin, and through the commandment might become sinful beyond measure.

14 For we know that the law is spiritual, but I am of the flesh, sold under sin.

15 For I do not understand my own actions. For I do not do what I want, but I do the very thing I hate. 16 Now if I do what I do not want, I agree with the law, that it is good. 17 So now it is no longer I who do it, but sin that dwells within me.

18 For I know that nothing good dwells in me, that is, in my flesh. For I have the desire to do what is right, but not the ability to carry it out. 19 For I do not do the good I want, but the evil I do not want is what I keep on doing. 20 Now if I do what I do not want, it is no longer I who do it, but sin that dwells within me.

21 So I find it to be a law that when I want to do right, evil lies close at hand.

22 For I delight in the law of God, in my inner being, 23 but I see in my members another law waging war against the law of my mind and making me captive to the law of sin that dwells in my members.

24 Wretched man that I am! Who will deliver me from this body of death? 25 Thanks be to God through Jesus Christ our Lord!

So then, I myself serve the law of God with my mind, but with my flesh I serve the law of sin.




Revelation 1
17 When I saw him, I fell at his feet as though dead. But he laid his right hand on me, saying, “Fear not, I am the first and the last, 18 and the living one. I died, and behold I am alive forevermore, and I have the keys of Death and Hades"

1 Timothy 1:15
Here is a trustworthy saying that deserves full acceptance: Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners --of whom I am the worst.

John 14:6
Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me."

Ephesians 1:7
In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of his grace

Colossians 1:22
But now he has reconciled you by Christ's physical body through death to present you holy in his sight, without blemish and free from accusation--





9 I was once alive apart from the law, but when the commandment came, sin came alive and I died.


The Balance between Law and Spirit. This is a large question. See the people near the Church - shall we invite them in - ask them to leave.

The Word of God created the Universe. If we say that the Word of God is archaic, we are offering judgment for God's impact in our lives. Put poetically, we are saying - all we need is a tall ship and a star to guide her by.

Stars shoot on by.

If we adhere to the Law - we have not remembered God tells us - we might look pure - but God says white washed tombs are sterile. It's great to look as spiffy as the Prodigal Son's Older Brother - but there are a lot of attitudes going on there. Don't look tooooo closely under that gleaming woolen rug.

Jesus was created by God's Word. God who says He is the Life in mankind. God is the Life giving Spirit. And HE saw His Second Exodus, or Babylonian Exile, as a team needed effort with chains, fire, dehydration, suffering. To produce... a witness for God's Love.


Rather sad it took all that for the Children of God to understand that His Love crosses boundaries and borders.



Emperor Nebuchadnezzar understood he was part of God's prophecy and tried three separate venues to try to widen the heart of The Kingdom of Judah. In the end, it took the kindness of the gentile goy to get the attention of the Children of God.




King of Judah, Jehoiachin, is captured March 16, 597 B.C.


Babylonian Cuneiform tells us the Bible is accurate. Zedekiah, the uncle of King Jehoiachin - Jehoiachin is removed to a Babylonian prison.
King Jehoiachin and his 5 Sons receive Prisoner Rations in Prison.  Emperor Nebuchadnezzar, in 17 years, will invite the King of David's line to sit at his table the rest of his life.


These Babylonians Cuneiform were discovered within the last century. And tell us of Jeremiah, Ezekiel, Daniel, Ezra, Nehemiah and Esther.  Exactly. With amazing date accuracy.


So the terrible Emperor Nebuchadnezzar provided for others other than King Jehoiachin and his five sons. He gave an obscure priest a house, to himself, on a river bank.


The priest was so raised up to be honored like this - Ezekiel began to lead. With another honored slave - Daniel.

Emperor Nebuchadnezzar arranges for the slaves to have sabbath in houses together.




Nebuchadnezzar announces the prisoners will go home. And the third Emperor is the charm - they all go home with the original Moses Temple Tools. With Emperor money to rebuild the destroyed Temple.


To - - - Throw out the Samaritans - who are DNA tested to being three tribes of Israel.


Jesus Keeps Setting the Balance - Jesus goes to the Samaritan Woman to say

John 4 ~
21 Jesus said to her, “Woman, believe me, the hour is coming when neither on this mountain nor in Jerusalem will you worship the Father. 22 You worship what you do not know; we worship what we know, for salvation is from the Jews. 23 But the hour is coming, and is now here, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth, for the Father is seeking such people to worship him. 24 God is spirit, and those who worship him must worship in spirit and truth.” 25 The woman said to him, “I know that Messiah is coming (he who is called Christ). When he comes, he will tell us all things.” 26 Jesus said to her, “I who speak to you am he.”



Jesus is asked about the Law -

Matthew 5:17
"Do not think that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I have not come to abolish them but to fulfill them."


We can appear to achieve the Law. Jesus tells us all have fallen short and require a Savoir. When we have fallen short, and tell God Earnestly how Sorry we are, God tells us He will Run to us.


Proverbs 4:27
Do not turn to the right or the left; keep your foot from evil.

Isaiah 30:21
Whether you turn to the right or to the left, your ears will hear a voice behind you, saying, "This is the way; walk in it."

Joshua 1
7 Only be strong and very courageous, being careful to do according to all the law that Moses my servant commanded you. Do not turn from it to the right hand or to the left, that you may have good success wherever you go. 8 This Book of the Law shall not depart from your mouth, but you shall meditate on it day and night



Who will fill the Church?

Luke 5:32
"I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance."


Jesus said this -

Galatians 5:14
For the entire law is fulfilled in keeping this one command: "Love your neighbor as yourself."










Oh Come All Ye Faithful, Joyful and Triumphant to Jesus our Lord. Born the King of Angels, Born the King of Kings, O come let us adore Him - Jesus Christ the Lord. Sing Choirs of Angels, Sing in Exultation. Sing all that hear God's Holy Word.
Glory to God in the Highest. Lord we greet thee. Word of the Father, now in flesh appearing.

Come let us adore HIM, Jesus Christ the Lord. Praise You Father God for our salvation - Jesus. Amen.




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