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The Two Laws

The Two Laws By ELD. J. N. ANDREWS.

THERE is but one God, the Father, of whom are all things.” 1Cor. 8:6. From him all beings derive their existence. He who creates and upholds has certainly the right to govern and control. Hence it is that he is represented in the Scriptures as the one Lawgiver, who is able to save and to destroy. James 4:12. Existence being derived from the benevolence of the Creator, all intelligent creatures are amenable to his just government. Of all the creatures made by God to inhabit the earth, man alone is capable of learning the distinction of right and wrong, and he alone is placed under the control of moral law. Deriving his existence from a Being of infinite purity, he was himself once innocent, pure, and upright. He was the creature and the loyal subject of God, and God was the author of his existence, and his rightful Sovereign. But God did not anything toward man the position of saviour and redeemer; for man needed not pardon. Read the rest of this entry

The Feast Days and Ceremonial Laws Were Abolished at the Cross

The ceremonial laws were placed in the side of the ark:

Deuteronomy 31:26 Take this book of the law, and put it in the side of the ark of the covenant of the LORD your God, that it may be there for a witness against thee.

The death of Christ on the cross abolished the ceremonial laws;

Epheisans 2:15 Having abolished in his flesh the enmity, [even] the law of commandments [contained] in ordinances; for to make in himself of twain one new man, [so] making peace; Read the rest of this entry

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