1 & 2 Chronicles (Program #8) – Living Christ for the Expression of God
After the division of Israel into two kingdoms, God was still able to point to some among His people that have not given up their proper standing and had maintained at least outwardly some devotion to His fundamental word. God’s word at that time of course, consisted of the laws. But many don’t realize the law came in two sections, both of which came through Moses. The first section is the law of commandments, were the ten commandments we commonly referred to them. These are the moral laws that God gave to His people cover all aspects of relationships. The second section is called the ceremonial law, the laws governing the details of the offerings and the priesthood and the feasts that God established for His people.
Though the kings of Judah stood on the proper ground of Jerusalem and professed allegiance to all the laws of God, in reality they kept neither the moral law nor the ceremonial law. The result was that ultimately they lost their possession and enjoyment of the good land that God had given them. What can we, God’s New Testament people learn from such a tragic example?
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