Thank God for His better way with empowerment.
This post continues a year of reading and blogging through the Bible, beginning with the New Testament. You can find a link to this reading plan here. Old Testament reading and posts will begin on January 1.
Today’s reading: Matthew 5-6.
“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. I tell you the truth, until heaven and earth disappear, not the smallest letter, not the least stroke of a pen, will by any means disappear from the Law until everything is accomplished.” Matthew 5:17-18
Jewish Jesus comes to his own people, who have lived and died by the Law for 1300 years, and begins to teach a profound new understanding of God’s word. Already in his sermon on the mount he has declared that blessedness does not come from a…
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