To despise the Law of God is to despise the Son of God. (Or: Truth you won’t hear in most American churches.)

If we have a low regard for God’s Law, we a have a low regard for God’s Son.

We don’t hear that much from American church pulpits these days, do we?

Yet few truths are more clearly conveyed in God’s Word.

Again and again, Jesus is described as the embodiment and fulfillment of what? The Law.

Again and again, Jesus warns us not to think that He has come to abolish the Law (Matthew 5:17-18).

Again and again, Jesus describes those who revere and teach every detail of the Law as great in the Kingdom of God and those who relax even the least of His commandments and teach others to do the same as being the least in the Kingdom of God (Matthew 5:19).

Again and again, Jesus describes His Gospel-fueled Great Commission as being centered on teaching everyone everywhere to obey His every command in every area of life (Matthew 28:18-20).

Why?

Because His Law is life.

Because all of His creation is defined, sustained, and consecrated to the service of His Nature (Colossians 1:15-20).

That’s why it’s completely and perfectly loving to drive people toward His Word and His Law as the only means by which they …

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