God’s LAW is like HIM
If you Love God you will love His Law. If you hate the Law, you also hate God because they are in character the same. There are many examples of this. We have seen several already. Ponder some more.
The Law is Righteous, Light and Pure. Rom. 8:4 That the righteousness of the law might be fulfilled in us, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit. Ps. 119:172 My tongue shall speak of thy word: for all thy commandments are righteousness. Prov. 6:23 For the commandment is a lamp; and the law is light; and reproofs of instruction are the way of life: Ps. 19:8 The statutes of the LORD are right, rejoicing the heart: the commandment of the LORD is pure, enlightening the eyes.
God is Righteous. Dan. 9:14 Therefore hath the LORD watched upon the evil, and brought it upon us: for the LORD our God is righteous in all his works which he doeth: for we obeyed not his voice.
God is Light. 1Jn. 1:5 This then is the message which we have heard of him, and declare unto you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all.
God is Pure. 1Jn. 3:2-3 Beloved, now are we the sons of God, and it doth not yet appear what we shall be: but we know that, when he shall appear, we shall be like him; for we shall see him as he is. And every man that hath this hope in him purifieth himself, even as he is pure.
The Law is Great and Unchanging. Hos. 8:12 I have written to him the great things of my law, but they were counted as a strange thing. Matt. 5:18 For verily I say unto you, Till heaven and earth pass, one jot or one tittle shall in no wise pass from the law, till all be fulfilled.
God is Great. Job 36:26 Behold, God is great, and we know him not, neither can the number of his years be searched out.
God is Unchanging. Mal. 3:6 For I am the LORD, I change not; therefore ye sons of Jacob are not consumed.
The Law is Faithful and Wisdom. Ps. 119:86 All thy commandments are faithful: they persecute me wrongfully; help thou me. Ps. 119:98 Thou through thy commandments hast made me wiser than mine enemies: for they are ever with me. Ps.111:10 The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom: a good understanding have all they that do his commandments: his praise endureth for ever.
God is Faithful. 1Cor. 1:9 God is faithful, by whom ye were called unto the fellowship of his Son Jesus Christ our Lord.
God is Wisdom. Rom. 11:33 O the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God! how unsearchable are his judgments, and his ways past finding out!
The Law brings Peace. Ps. 119:165 Great peace have they which love thy law: and nothing shall offend them.
God brings Peace. Phil. 4:7 And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.
Conclusion: Some say the cross of Christ abolished the Law but that is not what Jesus said. Look in Matt. 5:17-20. The Law was given as a school master to lead us to Christ. Gal. 3:24. It is true that the Law kills and condemns. It is also true that when we confess that we are transgressors or lawbreakers, we are candidates for receiving the grace of God in Christ. Rom 6:23 For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord. AMEN.