6. Jesus And The Law (1)

St. Andrew’s Cathedral

Phillip is the Dean of Sydney at St Andrew's Cathedral, Australia and regularly preaches at the 10:30am gathering.

Originally Published:
7th April 2013

Tagged: law ten commandments


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Bible passage: Exodus 20 Matthew 5

Date: 07/04/2013


		Jesus and the Law

Do not think that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets;
I have not come to abolish them but to fulfil them.

Matthew 5

1 The Ten Commandments Today?

      a not a question of modern relevance

      b but a question of covenants/testaments

2 Born Under the Law

      a unusual characteristic of messianic figure

      b not come to abolish

      c but to fulfil

      d prophets

3 The Prophets

      a Jeremiah 31:31-34

      b Ezekiel 36:22-32

      c Pharisees

4 In and Enter

      a least and great in

      b never enter

5 The Sermon on the Mount

      a popular because of miracles

      b persecuted because different

      c different in good works

      d the Law and the Prophets (Matthew 5:17, 6:12)

      e not miracle workers of lawlessness

6 The Six Illustrations

      a You have heard it that it was said

      b But I say to you

      c minimizing and maximizing

      d God inspired good works

7 You Must Be Born Again

      a Pharisaic teacher of Israel

      b the work of the Spirit