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God's Only Law is Love!

-- What the Bible says about TRUE FREE LOVE!

By David Brandt Berg, July 29, 1977
God's Only Law is Love!

ALTHOUGH THE LAW CAME BY MOSES, GRACE, MERCY, FORGIVENESS, LOVE AND TRUTH CAME THROUGH JESUS CHRIST, OUR SALVATION: "For the LAW was given by MOSES, but GRACE and TRUTH came by Jesus Christ." (Jn.1:17)

For Jesus FULFILLED the law and became the end of the law so that it PASSED AWAY: "Think not that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets: I am not come to destroy, but to FULFILL."..."For Christ is the end of the law for righteousness to every one that believeth." (Mt.5:17; Heb.7:12,18; Rom.10:4)

JESUS THEREFORE BROUGHT A NEW LAW OF LOVE, God's ONLY law for the lovers of Jesus! Now God's ONLY law for us is LOVE, which more than fulfills the Mosaic Law: "Master, which is the great commandment in the law? Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God...and thy neighbour as thyself...On these hang all the law and the prophets." "Owe no man anything, but to love one another: For he that loveth another hath fulfilled the law." "For all the law is fulfilled in one word, even in this: Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. But the fruit of the Spirit is love...against such there is no law." (Mat.22:36-40; Rom.13:8; Gal.5:14,22,23)

WE ARE SAVED BY FAITH IN GOD'S LOVE, HIS MERCY AND HIS GRACE AND TRUTH IN JESUS CHRIST. Therefore the Apostle James says that we who do the will or the LOVE of God now dwell under a NEW law, a PERFECT law of LIBERTY, FREEDOM from the old law. (Jam.1:25) Therefore since we do all that we do in LOVE, ALL THINGS are NOW lawful to us in LOVE, including our SEXUAL FREEDOM, as long as it is done in the unselfish, sacrificial LOVE of GOD. (1Cor.6:12; 10:23) "ALL THINGS are LAWFUL unto me."

NO, WE DO NOT HAVE TO KEEP THE TEN COMMANDMENTS! For us they are NO MORE! For us they are GONE FOREVER! Thank God! We now only have to keep GOD'S LAW of LOVE, His ONLY law--LOVE! For the laws of Moses are no more to the believer in Jesus! We now only have the LAW of JESUS, God's only law, His LOVE!-A stronger law than Moses'!

THEREFORE WHATSOEVER YOU DO IN THE UNSELFISH SACRIFICIAL LOVE OF JESUS IS RIGHT AND LAWFUL! Whatever you do in LOVE is the LAW--and that's ALL, that's it! God's ONLY LAW is LOVE!... Now ALL things are lawful unto us in LOVE, Praise God! As long as it's done in LOVE it keeps God's ONLY LAW of LOVE!

HAVE YOU ACCEPTED GOD'S LOVE IN JESUS CHRIST AS YOUR OWN PERSONAL SAVIOUR? Do you have God's Spirit of JESUS in your heart? Do you LOVE HIM and OTHERS as much as you do YOURSELF? Do you do unto OTHERS as you would have them do unto YOU?

If so, you are FREE from the old dead Mosaic Laws! Now all you must do is keep JESUS' LAW of LOVE! But it is GREATER and STRICTER even than the old Mosaic Law, because now EVERYTHING you do must be done in HIS LOVE!

May God bless you with His TRUTH, FREEDOM and LOVE!

Copyright (c) 1998 by The Family International


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Juan (San Antonio Texas, US) says...
AMERICANS FOR HONEST GOVERNMENT 2014 - 2016 http://www.icij.org/ IF YOU LOVE FREEDOM-SEEK THE TRUTH http://deeptruths.com/letters/Gods-law-love.html Dear friends, most of us set goals and objectives each year, now is the time to review what was accomplished during 2013 and start to plan for the coming year 2014. I know that Position and social status is very important for you and you are always looking for ways to improve your position in our society. My friend the good news is that you are ... Read More
29th December 2013 10:56pm
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Kris Koppy (US) says...
All the law does is reveal sin... Jesus Royal law of love releases one from the power of lawlessness and sin. There is no greater law than the law of love. All of the law and the prophets... Hang on love... FREEDOM that keeps one pure and burns in the heart so strongly that one is compelled to be obedient because of LOVE!!!
12th June 2013 12:21pm
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Spiritual Journey (Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania) says...
The Law does not make us righteous but rather give us an opportunity to go around it and hide our immoralities. Romans 3:20 says, Therefore no one will be declared righteous in his sight by observing the law; rather, through the law we become conscious of sin.Also Romans 8:2 says, because through Christ Jesus the law of the Spirit of life set me free from the law of sin and death. The Law does not make us Love others or even God. If you are under the Law you tend to fulfill the conditions ... Read More
Admin:
Thank you for your comments! So right on! Anything based on what God\'s Word as a whole teaches is always right on.
28th June 2012 11:02am
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Nancy Tannet says...
Anyone who says love is a new law does not understand the covenant of YHWH delivered through Moses. Woe unto those who call a blessing a curse! How dare you teach lawlessness and call it love? You would be wise to seek understanding of the law and the message, as it has been one since the beginning and remains through Christ.
Admin:
How dare you call Jesus\\\'s Law of Love, \"lawlessess\"? Nancy, you are missing the whole point of the article.


18th June 2012 12:46am
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Kirsh (Durban, South Africa) says...
You are 100% correct Nancy. The law was not done away with. It will remain all the way until Jesus returns and even in Heaven! If you remove the law you remove God because the character of God is found in His law! By removing the law it becomes ok for us to sin like the devil!!! Those who teach that there is no law should study their bibles more closely. May God be with you.
Admin:
Please read the dispute among the Aposteles in Actis 15

Acts 15:4  And when they were come to Jerusalem, they were received of the church, and of the apostles and elders, and they declared all things that God had done with them.
5  But there rose up certain of the sect of the Pharisees which believed, saying, That it was needful to circumcise them, and to COMMAND THEM TO KEEP THE LAW OF MOSES.

What was the outcome of that dispute?


10  Now therefore why tempt ye God, to put a yoke upon the neck of the disciples, which neither our fathers nor we were able to bear?
11  But we believe that through the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ we shall be saved, even as they.

19  Wherefore my sentence is, that we trouble not them, which from among the Gentiles are turned to God:
20  But that we write unto them, that they abstain from pollutions of idols, and from fornication, and from things strangled, and from blood.

Go ahead and read the whole chapter in context if you like from your own Bible (hopefully KJV). I am not saying anything out of context. What am I saying? I'm saying what the Bible is saying. That is the entire point of this article.
28th January 2014 7:31pm
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