The Law Fulfilled in Christ (Matthew 5:19)

Category: Full Sermons

Tim considers what Jesus means in Matthew 5:19 when He says, “whoever relaxes one of the least of these commandments and teaches others to do the same will be called least in the kingdom of heaven…”


0:00 – Question on Matthew 5:19
3:55 – Considering the Context
9:35 – What is “the law” and “the prophets”?
13:19 – Jesus is not speaking of imputed righteousness.
17:23 – Under Moses, what were the greatest commandments?
20:37 – Some try to explain away certain commandments of the Old Testament.
29:43 – Considering the “golden rule” in Matthew 7.
34:30 – What terms does the Bible talk about a moral law?
36:30 – Romans 13:8, “owe no one, anyone, except to love each other”
39:11 – Is “love” a cheap word? Does love not have a good sound in some people’s minds?
40:48 – Consider love in John 13.
46:12 – Colossians 3:14 “put on love”.
47:43 – James 2:8, fulling the royal law.
51:20 – Romans Chapter 8 – practical righteousness.
57:30 – Where does it stop?
1:02:05 – The apostles spiritualize the Mosaic law.
1:04:50 – Observe the shadows in the fullness.
1:09:43 – Recognize that Christ came to fulfill the law and redeem a people whose lives will be filled with obedience because they are empowered by His Spirit.
1:12-11 – Closing with questions from those on the Zoom call.