Part two in a three-part series
Last week I began a series of articles I hope will correct a long-standing misunderstanding among Christians today — namely that Christianity is a mixture of Old Testament Law and New Testament Grace. It is not. The two are in fact, incompatible. Last week we saw the Apostle Paul state clearly if you follow even one of the Old Testament laws as a way of somehow trying to please God, you become obligated to follow all of those laws; you don’t get to pick and choose!
Then, we were looking at Colossians 2:14 when I had to quit because of space constraints. Let’s pick up where we left off. The phrase, “having canceled the written code.” Literally, in the Greek that phrase reads, “having canceled the handwriting of God.” The only thing written by “the finger of God” was the Ten Commandments, therefore,