Some of our friends worry that we have become ‘legalistic’ and think we have to earn our salvation. Nothing could be further from the truth! “Cold Waters To A Thirsty Soul” does a good job of summarizing the point of Torah observance, which was never intended to be a means of salvation.
Many Believers in Yahushua Messiah [Jesus Christ] are hearing about the ‘Hebrew Roots’ of the Faith, and are frightened to see their fellow Believers becoming involved in this movement.
For those who have been frightened into thinking that Believers should avoid obeying God’s Law, there is one thing we would do well to consider.
According to the New Testament, our obedience to ‘the Law’ — the Torah [teachings and instructions given by Moses] — is not about achieving righteousness, or about salvation (Gal 3:11; Eph 2:8-9; Titus 3:5).
It is, however, about walking as Messiah walked (1John 2:6).
It is about loving Messiah, and about loving others, in the way Messiah has told us (John 14:15, 15:10; 1John 5:2-3).
And, it is about sanctification – walking in holiness (1Pet 1:14-16).
Many Believers today, having been Born-again, and saved by grace through faith, are sensing the inner promptings of the…
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