A visitor to our website responded to our article, Not Under Law: What the “Struggle Verses” of Romans 7 Really Mean by writing:
The problem with this article is that you don’t understand history, which gives you a false understanding on how to interpret scripture.
The God of Israel gave the instructions (the law, the first 5 books of the bible) to Israel at Sinai setting a precedent on how to know if a prophets is of God or not.
The law is the standard to the rest of the scripture.
So to have the understanding that Paul seeming says we are “not” under law but under grace, would mean that Paul is a false prophet and should be stoned according to the God of mt Sinai.
Paul is not above God, and he has no authority to change what God said at mt Sinai.
So question really isn’t law and grace.. but:
Is Paul a false prophet?
Are “you” misinterpreting Paul?
Since others may be making the same mistakes that our visiting friend has, I thought I would share my response to his concerns in this article:
Many well-meaning Christians believe they are still under law, yet are ignorant of what the law really says. Galatians 4:21 (NKJV) says: “Tell me, you who desire to be under the law, do you not hear the law?”