Misunderstood Verses of the New Testament. Part III

Matthew 23:1-4

Problem: “The scribes and the Pharisees sit in Moses’ seat. Therefore whatever they tell you to observe, that observe and do,” This is understood by some to mean to follow what the Pharisees teach, including their oral law and traditions.

Solution: When sitting in Moses’ seat, the people were only allowed to read from the Torah. So, Yeshua is saying when they are sitting in the seat and reading from the Torah, do what they say. However, the rest of verse 3 says to not do what the Pharisees do, they teach the Torah in Moses’s seat but then do not practice it.

 

Mark 3:29

Problem: “but he who blasphemes against the Holy Spirit never has forgiveness, but is subject to eternal condemnation” If Yeshua’s sacrifice allowed forgiveness of all sins, then how, or what is the “unpardonable sin”?

Solution: Hebrews 10:26-28 – For if we sin willfully after we have received the knowledge of the truth, there no longer remains a sacrifice for sins, but a certain fearful expectation of judgment, and fiery indignation which will devour the adversaries. Anyone who has rejected Moses’ law dies without mercy on the testimony of two or three witnesses. Blaspheming is to “revile” or “despise”, so one who blasphemes the Holy Spirit is one who reviles or despises the Spirit of Yah. It does not state that the one who “blasphemed” (past tense) the Spirit never has forgiveness. At one time, we all blasphemed the Spirit because we all hated the Word of God…until we came into the faith, and start growing to love the Word of God. There is a difference between currently being unrepentant and blaspheming the Spirit or hating the Word of God….that person never has forgiveness….and then the person that blasphemed the Spirit but repented, and loves to walk in His Torah just as our Messiah taught and practiced…it is he that has forgiveness.


Thank you 119ministries blog

Advertisements

2 thoughts on “Misunderstood Verses of the New Testament. Part III

  1. Bosco the Heretic July 26, 2017 / 4:04 pm

    `May I ask…are you still waiting for Messiah? Jesus isn’t recognized as Messiah by you? God says he will come into his temple…but the temple is gone. I think maybe you should reconsider.
    Thanks.

    Like

    • Torahis4Today August 4, 2017 / 11:23 pm

      Where did you read on our blog that we are still waiting for the Messiah?

      Like

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s