Talmudic application of scripture – Another Christian objection directed against the authenticity of our nation’s legacy targets the Talmudic application of scripture.
Where is the scriptural evidence?
We now move on to the final missionary objection to the living traditions of Israel. The missionaries ask – where is the scriptural evidence? Why does scripture not explicitly say – “there is an oral law”?
The Christian Claim for Recognition as Legal Heirs to the Legacy of Israel – Some Christians recognize the vital nature of the legacy of the Jewish nation.
God called Israel “My firstborn son” (Exodus 4:22). God took His son out of bondage so that His son may serve Him” (Exodus 4:23).
Christian Objections to the Jewish Emphasis on the Law – We now turn to address another general objection presented in an effort to challenge the Jewish emphasis on the Law.
We have thus completed our summary of the structure of God’s Law, and the nation’s active role in bringing the Law to life. It is time we approached the Christian objections to the Law.
Eternal Israel’s duties in the preservation of the Law, the application of the Law and in identifying the authentic teachers of the Law are not within the capacity of mere humans.
Identifying the Teachers of the Law
This brings us to the final function that Eternal Israel performs in relation to the Law, namely the identification of her leaders. The teachers of the Law serve as a crucial component in Israel’s relationship with the Law.
The Application of the Law
Together, the books of scripture, the living teaching process, practical observance and the Rabbinic decree enabled the nation to discharge her duty in the preservation of the Law.
2. Preservation of the Law Israel’s duty towards the Law includes the preservation of the Law, the application of the Law and the recognition of the true teachers of the Law. Each of these can be broken down into subcategories, and as it is with any living entity, each of its elements is interconnected with [Read More]