The Gospel Of The Second Mile

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The Gospel of the Second Mile

Introduction

Was there, or is there, anything wrong with the OT law? The answer to that question is an emphatic NO! Why? Because the Bible says,

“The law of the Lord is perfect,” Psalm 19:7

What we find in Scripture is, there’s not a problem with the law, instead there’s a problem with us! In fact, the Bible tells us,

“The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it?” Jeremiah 17:9

“For you were like sheep going astray,” 1 Peter 2:25

“for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God” Romans 3:23

There’s something wrong with us. There’s something wrong with the human heart. Continue reading