God loves you. “ The Lamb, who was killed before the origin of the world, is a man who has received support, splendor, wisdom, power, refinement, whole month, respect, faith and silt। Let him be glorified forever. ”Now came true Amen। In this world you have received everything but so far Jesus has not believed in Christ, you are the saddest and most righteous man ! The poorest people on earth are not without money but without Jesus Amen ! Your first need and need is the forgiveness of eternal security sins, salvation and eternal life – “ Behold, the Lamb of God who has raised the sin of the world’।And he is atonement for our sins, and not only for us, but also for the sins of the whole world। The only Creator God – Ekmatra Caste Man – Ekkatra Blood Red – Ekkatra Problem Sin – Ekkatra Solution Jesus Christ Do you know that there is eternal life even after the deer only God loves you ! Because God loved the world so much that he gave it to his only born Son – No one who believes in him is unhappy, But he may have eternal life, but God reveals his love for us: Christ died for us when we were sinners। Because you are saved by grace by faith; And it is not from you, it is God’s donation; He who is waking up to my door every day hears me waiting for the pillars of my doors, Blessed is that man। But God reveals his love for us: Christ died for us, while we are sinners। But in all these things we are even more than the winners by him, who loved us। Because I have been completely unarmed, neither death nor life, nor angels, neither the princes, nor the rights, nor the things that come from now, nor the things that come later, neither the heights, nor the deep, Neither any other creation can separate us from the love of God in our Lord Christ Jesus। Love is in this – not that we loved God, but that He loved us and sent his Son to be atone for our sins। For God made sin for us, who did not know that we would be the righteousness of God। Jesus said to him: “ Bato, truth and life are me; No one comes to the Father except me. ” Your word is a light for my feet, and a light for my way। I cried before Miramire fell bright; I hope in your word। My eyes are open at night’s guard to meditate on your word। And call me on the day of the storm; I will deliver you, and you will raise me। He cures those with broken hearts and binds them to the ointment of their injuries। You will be in me and ask for whatever you want if my words are in you, and that will be done for you।

What Christians Need to Understand about the Spirit of the Law vs.

the Letter of the Law



He has made us competent as ministers of a new covenant—not of the letter but of the Spirit; for the letter kills, but the Spirit gives life. (1 Corinthians 3:6)

The spirit of the law vs the letter of the law, that is the question. Forgive me for my poor attempt at Shakespeare. There is a stark difference between following the letter of the law and the spirit of the law. These differences are critical and need to be addressed because they will impact your relationship with God and how you engage other people. I am going to do my best to help you understand the difference between these two things and hopefully help you to walk in the freedom and life God has given you.

What Does It Mean to Follow the Letter of the Law?

To follow the letter of the law means exactly what it says. You must follow all the tenets of the law and obey them to be accepted in God’s sight. I know this sounds like a daunting task and that’s because it is. The problem with the letter of the law is that no one has been able to follow it completely. There are 613 commandments or laws in the Old Testament that were required to be followed. Truth be told keeping the ten commandments is hard enough how are you going to manage following 613? If that is not enough pressure let’s add this to the mix.

For whoever keeps the whole law and yet stumbles at just one point is guilty of breaking all of it. (James 2:10)

I think you can see that following the law is not easy and can be overwhelming. To top it all off mix in your sinful nature and this plan is basically useless or to say it a little plainer, “it ain’t gonna happen.” When you add all these things up you see why the law kills, because you can’t live up to its standards and requirements.

What Is the Spirit of the Law?

To follow the spirit of the law is to simply not put the strict adherence of the law above the person to whom the law is meant to serve. Jesus gave the ultimate summary of the spirit of the law when he said this.

Jesus replied: “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ All the Law and the Prophets hang on these two commandments.” (Matthew 22:37-40)

There really is no greater verse in my opinion that sums up the spirit of the law vs the letter of the law than these verses. It boils down to loving God and loving people. Every one of the 613 commandments has these two commands as the foundation, heart, or the spirit behind it.

What Does the Bible Say about the Spirit of the Law and the Letter of the Law?

Let’s consider the difference between the spirit of the law and the letter of the law in action. To do this we will look at some of the most law-conscious people in the Bible: the Pharisees. Consider this passage:

Another time Jesus went into the synagogue, and a man with a shriveled hand was there. Some of them were looking for a reason to accuse Jesus, so they watched him closely to see if he would heal him on the Sabbath. Jesus said to the man with the shriveled hand, “Stand up in front of everyone.”

Then Jesus asked them, “Which is lawful on the Sabbath: to do good or to do evil, to save life or to kill?” But they remained silent.

He looked around at them in anger and, deeply distressed at their stubborn hearts, said to the man, “Stretch out your hand.” He stretched it out, and his hand was completely restored. Then the Pharisees went out and began to plot with the Herodians how they might kill Jesus. (Mark 3:1-6)

If you look closely hopefully the differences become evident. Let’s sum them up.

The Pharisees were looking for the “gotcha!” moment. They were trying to trap Jesus. They were more concerned about whether it’s lawful to heal on the Sabbath than they were about the need and well-being of the man. They were following the letter of the law. Jesus saw the stubborn hearts of the Pharisees. He also recognized the condition and the need of the man and knew he had the power to heal him. He chose to do good and heal the man. He was following the spirit of the law.

Here is an interesting side note for the “law-abiding” Pharisees. As much as they observed the law, when they left the synagogue they went and plotted how they would kill Jesus. So much for observing the law.

Do We Forget the Spirit of the Law Today?

This mindset didn’t just happen then it continues to this day. My mom shared a story with me of a time she was going through a very difficult situation in her life. She wanted to find a place to pray and she went into a small church to pray. It happened to be extremely hot that day and she had on a dress that was sleeveless. The dress was not short or inappropriate in length it was just sleeveless. When she sat down a lady in the church approached her. Never greeted her, asked her name, or inquired why she was there but simply said these words. “Excuse me but this is not how a woman should come into the church you need to have your arms covered.” This not only made my mom feel terrible, it provided no comfort for the situation she was dealing with. What happened? This woman was following the letter of the law. In this case, the policies of the church became the letter of the law. What she missed big time was the spirit of the law, caring for someone who was hurting and needed prayer.

How Can We Live the Spirit of the Law in Our Everyday Life?

I always believe that whatever truths you learn in Scripture have no real impact on your life until you apply them. Let’s do this with this truth. Here are three simple ways you can be certain you are living by the spirit of the law not the letter of the law. Two of them Jesus already mentioned.

1 – Love God First
If we learn anything from what Jesus said is that loving God is the most important thing. If you truly love God that will impact your obedience, your worship, your prayer, and how you treat others. This will make the spirit of the law alive in your heart.

2 – Love People
The reason Jesus said to love people is that this affects how you deal with them. Think of all the ways the Bible describes love and all the things it does. Patience, kindness, not keeping a record of wrongs, and the list goes on. Having love of people carries with it the spirit of the law as Jesus said.

3 – Depend on the Holy Spirit to help you
The letter of the law is really about you doing everything. The spirit of the law is about God doing everything through you. If you want to embody the spirit of the law then allow the Holy Spirit more room to work both in you and through you. As you do this what you will find is that you will be able to love God and love people better. This will keep you continuing in the spirit of the law and not falling into the trap of the letter of the law.

Final Thoughts on the Spirit of the Law vs the Letter of the Law

I think you will agree that life is far less complicated and much more enjoyable when you live by the spirit of the law. It becomes even better when you allow the Spirit of God to help you do it. Remember the law kills and does not produce life in you because it requires something of you that you are not able to give. Therefore, don’t be bound again by trying to live to the letter of the law but live in the freedom God has given you. This is not freedom without boundaries but freedom without the bondage of adhering to all the tenets of the law. I leave you with the words of the Apostle Paul:

For through the law I died to the law so that I might live for God. I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me. The life I now live in the body, I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me. I do not set aside the grace of God, for if righteousness could be gained through the law, Christ died for nothing! (Galatians 2:19-21)


For he that findeth me shall find life, and shall receive mercy from the Lord. But he that sinneth against me, harmeth his own soul; All those who hate me love death.’ Proverb. 8:35-36 But God shows his love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us. Romans 5:8 He committed no sin, nor was any guile found in his mouth; He did not rebuke in return; He did not threaten when he suffered, but committed himself to the righteous judge. He Himself bore our sins in His own body on the cross, that we might die to sins and live to righteousness; By His stripes you were healed. 1 st. Proverb. 8:35-36 Nor is salvation in any other; For there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved.” Acts 4:12 Jesus said to him: “I am the way, the truth, and the life; No one comes to the Father except through me.” John 14:6 Behold, he comes with the clouds, and every eye shall see him, even those who despise him; And all the tribes of the earth will mourn because of him. So be it! Amen! Revelation 1:7 And he was clothed in blood; And his name is called ‘Word of God’. Revelation 19:13 “And behold, I come quickly; And I have my reward to give to every man according to his work. I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end, the first and the last.” Revelation 22:12-13 Note: Today people don’t even have time to go to heaven. Believe in Jesus Christ and you will receive forgiveness of sins, salvation and eternal life.

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