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Most postings say you must choose and scripture doesn't agree, most postings say that because they can't be perfect they should not try and scripture doesn't agree, most posting have a knee jerk reaction to law saying it won't save so get rid of it and scripture doesn't agree.
Yet the posters stand firm on these assumptions.
I would like to have the posters rethink these things, if they did I feel sure our very world would benefit.
I used to hear the term “imparted” righteousness when I was growing up in the Roman Catholic Church, yet the end result of their logic behind it was salvation by works. It is important to understand the difference between justification and sanctification.
And as you said, God puts the law in believers hearts so they may know what sin is. Therefore, if you do not know it is sin not to observe a set Saturday sabbath, either that law as written is not put in your heart by God, or you cannot be a Christian. It seems many do not understand this, for there are denominations who believe you must observe a Saturday sabbath, yet they accept as Christians people who do not do so, and have no conviction of sin by not doing so
Know to do good?
This comes from studying the word and the moving of the Holy Spirit. Not just one sermon from Jesus, or we wouldn't need the rest of the bible. When Jesus was tempted He quoted scripture.
Matt 5:27,28 Ye have heard that it was said by them of old time, Thou shalt not commit adultery: But I say unto you, That whosoever looketh on a woman to lust after her hath committed adultery with her already in his heart.
By studying the scriptures i come to know what is right and wrong for me.
Isa 8:20 To the law and to the testimony: if they speak not according to this word, it is because there is no light in them.
As i have studied i have been convicted to obey the Sabbath because it is right.
Not to be saved but because it is the good thing to do.
That means it is sin for me to not obey.
Rom 3:20 Therefore by the deeds of the law there shall no flesh be justified in his sight: for by the law is the knowledge of sin.
Christ is my righteousness not the law. Christ perfectly obeyed the law because He followed the Spirits leading. I want to follow Jesus.
Some say you are not justified by obeying the Ten Commandments, but you can only remain in a justified state if you do obey them! Paul states, in the present tense, to Christians who have the Holy Spirit, concerning the Ten Commandments: They are The letter that kills, the ministry of death and condemnation(2Cor3:6-9) Possibly Paul knew what was entailed in obeying the ten commandments, and many today do not.
If the law is in your heart and mind, you must know what that law is, for you cannot hide from it. So you must be conscious of sin if you transgress it. It is not a written down law, written in ink anymore for the believer, but a law written in the mind and placed on the heart by the Spirit of the living God:
You show that you are a letter from Christ, the result of our ministry, written not with ink but with the Spirit of the living God, not on tablets of stone but on tablets of human hearts. 2Cor3:3
I'll need time to find the verses but it is by faith, and love for God that we obey.
We can't do anything good ourselves but with Christs in us we can do all things. By the Spirit of God we are empowered to obey and overcome.