Freedom: Jesus Came To Fulfill The Law
“One day while I was working in the school division a co-worker of mine asked me why Christians don’t follow all the Old Testament laws. I was surprised by the question, because I didn’t think folks who didn’t go to church or profess faith in Jesus would be too curious about that. I stammered because I didn’t have a ready answer…I mean, is there a ready answer?”
The transition to accepting the Gentiles into this Jesus-following Jewish Faith community is the subject of our study in Acts. This Sunday we will be tackling Acts 15, in which the apostles and the elders in Jerusalem have to contend with whether they should require Gentiles to observe the Jewish law.
As you prepare for Sunday, take some time to read Acts 15 AND check out this article by John Piper (http://www.desiringgod.org/