The Great Apostle Paul and the Law
Who is this Apostle Paul and why is he so important in the way we refer to the Law? The discovery of who Paul is seems to strike most new believers as surprising and refreshing. Giving them the ability to dig into part of the Bible’s past. Conclusions to these findings make the words of God comprehendible. Thus, the problem is not that there is something wrong with the Law; rather, what Paul criticizes is the wrong attitude toward the Law. (Koperski) Paul’s past is full of dark, sorrowful moments that evolve into a story of light, hope, and structure. The presence of the Lord helps Paul become one of the most known writers in the New Testament, the Holy Bible. His greatest contribution consists …show more content…
The Laws intention is to be a temporary restraint until the coming of Christ. The Law is treated as a universal force that confines and imprisons “us” under its power for a limited period of time. (Kuula) People who carry out the outlines of the Law but do it with other motives at heart, are considered sinful. His message is to distinguish between fulfilling the Law and living the Law. Most known scripture regarding the Law is “You should love your neighbor as yourself.” (5:14) Love is the Law of Christ. Until you believe and love in the Law, you will never be released from it.
Corinthians 1 and 2 is a letter of clarity for the people of Corinth. Paul received a letter with several questions regarding specific issues and how to diminish particular rumors. Corinthians is frequently known as the letter of love. Hence, why it is often quoted in wedding ceremonies. Division within the church is one problem Paul deals with in his letter. Lack of disciple, judgmental ideals, immorality, and impurity were to blame. What Paul tried to explain is; who are we to decide judgment? Only God can do this. Inability to deal with immoral situations within the church could be detrimental. Paul explains that without removing immorality, it can corrupt the rest of the body. The body, meaning the church.
Impurity was a major in the ways of the Corinthians. It came to