To: The Path of Truth
Sent: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 2:23 AM
Subject: Law n Grace
I stumbled out into your website
Thank you for it.
My name is Chris
I am in England, I am a recovered alcoholic by His Grace. I’m due to marry a wonderfull girl who to God has brought into the light of life.
I’m confused between all this law and grace teaching, in the sense of which way to go ?
We both done the 12 steps off AA a couple of years ago. Now I know there is error there. God opened my eyes. But ever since Christ removed the sin in our life and cleared us out. We have been trying to be settled in a church.
We have attended a Sabbath congregation ? But they kept law and feasts. But you will have to correct me here if needs be…. Didn’t Hebrews say the old has gone ? Also didn’t yeshua nail all the ordinances to the cross ??
Our heads are up the wall with this.
Sunday church just doesn’t preach truth at all.
It’s disheartning to us that we can’t find a church that preaches bible. God give me the harlot in proverbs about church. But we just want to do right in His eyes
Godbless and plz respond to this
At wits end
From: Paul Cohen and Victor Hafichuk
Sent: Sunday, October 30, 2016 7:49 AM
Subject: Re: Law n Grace
Good to hear about how the Lord helped you stop drinking.
Regarding your questions about law and grace, have you red our article, Law and Grace? You’ll find the answers there.
The “old” that’s gone isn’t the Law of God, such as the Ten Commandments. What’s gone are the sacrificial ordinances fulfilled by Christ, our Passover. He doesn’t do away with the Law; He fulfills it in us:
“Do not think that I came to abolish the Law or the Prophets. I did not come to abolish, but to fulfill. For assuredly I say to you, until heaven and earth may pass away, one iota or one tittle shall by no means pass away from the Law until all things are fulfilled” (Matthew 5:17-18 EMTV).
Note that Colossians 2:14 doesn’t say that Christ blotted out the ordinances – it says that He blotted out the “handwriting” of the ordinances that was against us. In other words, it was the letter, not the spirit of the ordinances, which was done away when Christ fulfilled them.
That’s why Paul, inspired by the Holy Spirit, wrote the following words about the external rituals of the Law with its ordinances,
“For I testify again to every man that is circumcised, that he is a debtor to do all the Law, you who are justified by Law are deprived of all effect from Christ; you fell from grace” (Galatians 5:3-4 MKJV).
Also read these:
At your wit’s end, Chris? No need to panic. Believe God, your Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, Who lives and rules over heaven and earth. He has the keys to death and hell and is using them on your behalf. Continue in faith and obedience, according to the teaching He has given us, and you have nothing whatsoever to worry about. After all, HE is our Savior and Lord.
Let us know how you’re doing after reading the links we’ve given you.
Paul and Victor
To: Paul Cohen
Sent: Sunday, October 30, 2016 10:04 AM
Subject: RE: Law n Grace
Thank you so much Paul
I’m really touched you replied brother.
I call you brother with confidence….
I’ve just read ‘Here is the way it is’
It has spoken to my heart and mind in such a powerful way. I struggle to find, meet brothers with the same heart Paul
I hope it doesn’t sound arrogant, God showed me my depravity early on, so I innocently thought everyone in churches would think the same and walk the same as i tried. I believe in death of self Paul with daily renewal has apostle Paul talks about. I eat fresh bread daily, and have a pretty much constant dialogue with The Holy Spirit.
One of my favorite scriptures is the kernel of wheat having to die first.
We with much tribulation will enter the kingdom of God…
What do you suggest church wise Paul ??
I must admit the Sabbath congregation worship is overflowing with The Holy Spirit, my fiancé loves it as well.
I thank you for standing on your rock Paul
I pray you stay unswerving in truth.
Godbless you brother
From: Paul Cohen
Cc: Victor Hafichuk
Sent: Wednesday, November 23, 2016 7:04 AM
Subject: Re: Law n Grace
You ask what I would suggest about church. Did you not see the answer in Here Is the Way It Is?
Have you red the other teachings we gave you? The Church in particular also answers your question with life-giving truth, if you receive and walk in what the Lord is saying to those whom He calls.
There are these writings, as well:
You say about the Sabbath gathering you’re attending:
“I must admit the Sabbath congregation worship is overflowing with The Holy Spirit, my fiancé loves it as well.”
Aren’t you judging after the appearance – the emotional and motivational effect of the service, confusing how you feel with the Presence of God? Read The Worship of God.
There are weighty life and death considerations in front of you, even the cross, which you can only take up for yourself and not for your fiancé. You can’t insist on unity or try to bring her along if her heart isn’t with the Lord. You’ll end up forsaking Him to keep your life.
Matthew 10:37-39 MKJV
(37) He who loves father or mother more than Me is not worthy of Me. And he who loves son or daughter more than Me is not worthy of Me.
(38) And he who does not take up his cross and follow Me is not worthy of Me.
(39) He who finds his life shall lose it. And he who loses his life for My sake shall find it.
De: Paulette Para: The Path of Truth Enviado: Jueves, 1 de Septiembre, 2016 5:10 PM Asunto: Yo creo que publicar esas cosas no es correcto La confianza en Cristo es un absoluto, pero difamar el carácter de uno es una ofensa grave. Si puedes leer el hebreo original igual que yo y seguir el camino de regreso a Jesús, quizás podrías reconsiderar cualquier intercambio de comentarios negativos. Lo siento, pero puedo llamarle culto a cualquier cosa. Solamente necesito ser empoderada y usar las escrituras para hacerlo. El dinero puede ser utilizado para bien y para mal. ¿El dinero es malo? Si el dinero es malo entonces no podemos usarlo. Por favor, espero que puedas servir a Dios pidiéndole que te ayude con tus defectos. Todos los tenemos. Todos estamos destinados a volver al árbol de la vida. La muerte y la vida están en el poder de la lengua. Gracias Paulette De: Paul Cohen Para: Paulette Cc: Víctor Hafichuk Enviado: Viernes, 9 de Septiembre, 2016 7:36 AM Asunto: Re: Yo creo que publicar esas cosas no es correcto Hola Paulette, Te escuchamos decir que hemos difamado ministros honestos y fieles de Jesucristo, pero no estamos conscientes de haber hecho eso nunca. Al contrario, hemos expuesto a muchos falsos maestros. Revisa tu diccionario y las Escrituras – exponer no es difamar. Cada falso maestro en nuestro sitio ha sido descubierto por dos o más testigos, según la Palabra de Dios. No tienes nada que demuestre lo contrario. Lo mis...
From: Bette Jo To: The Path of Truth Sent: Tuesday, January 05, 2016 7:41 PM Subject: letter on your website I do not know who anybody is in connection with this letter, but just reading it made me very sad. What happened to the law of love? Such attacks and accusations! Unbelievable coming from anybody, let alone Christians. We can have differences, but it doesn’t ever give us the freedom in Christ to attack and judge one another! Love the name of your website but truth isn’t the only thing that matters. Will not visit again. From: Paul Cohen and Victor Hafichuk To: Bette Jo Sent: Wednesday, May 04, 2016 7:04 AM Subject: Re: letter on your website Your letter shows up as being sent on January 5th of this year, Bette Jo, but we received it on the 23rd of April. What we have said is most certainly believable coming from true Christians, because it comes from the Lord Jesus Christ Himself, Who comes to judge the world. “Now Enoch, the seventh from Adam, prophesied about these men, saying, "Behold, the Lord comes with ten thousands of His saints, to execute judgment against all, and to convict all the ungodly among them about all their ungodly deeds which they have committed impiously, and about all the harsh words which ungodly sinners have spoken against Him” (Jude 1:14-15 EMTV). You speak of another “Jesus,” preaching another gospel, warned about by Paul: “But even if we or an angel from Heaven preach a gospel to you beside what we pre...
From: Bud To: The Path of Truth Sent: Saturday, January 09, 2016 1:47 PM Subject: Re Hello, I read Russell Kelly's book. But I have always known that tithing is not a Christian doctrine for the simple fact that I can read. It is not money, but food from the land of Israel. It is impossible for anyone to tithe Biblically today. If they say they are, they are lying to the Spirit, except in reality they are probably just ignorant. I'm not talking about giving or the Webster dictionary version of the word tithe. I'm talking about the Biblical tithing. In Galatians Paul has doubts about those who want to be under the law. I think he is questioning their salvation. Bottom line is there is no such thing as a "biblical principle of tithing" as many deceivers claim. That was whipped up by Judiazers. And there are allot of those around! There is only the Mosaic Law ordinances of tithing. (Well that and some pagan customs like we see with Abraham paying 10% spoil of war.) Romans 7 demonstrates that we cannot be married to Christ if we are still married to the law. The law did not pass away but was fulfilled in Christ. Colossians 2:14. Now we are married to Christ. When it comes to giving and our Christian walk, you can never go wrong with Grace. I will not support a tithing church. Paul calls such doctrine another gospel that frustrates the Grace of God. Peace and Grace, Bud From: Paul Cohen and Victor Hafichuk To: Bud Sent: Tuesday, January 19, 2016 7:49 AM Subject: Re...