Episode 35: What The Law Couldn’t Do, God Did

Welcome to episode 35 of The UnSunday Show. Let’s talk about the Good Samaritan. In response to Jesus’ reminder that he was obligated to love God with all his being and to love his neighbor as himself, a lawyer, in an attempt to justify himself, asked Jesus who his neighbor was. This conversation took place in Luke chapter 10. Because the lawyer was living at the time of the Old Covenant, he was under obligation to obey these commands perfectly. But he couldn’t.

Jesus’ answer revealed the failure of the Law to empower anyone to obey it while at the same time, showing that what the Law couldn’t do, God did by sending his Son. Let’s talk…


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