Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Blotting out the handwriting of ordinances that was against us, which was contrary to us, and took it out of the way, nailing it to his cross;
So repent and turn to God, to have your sins wiped out, and happier times will come from the presence of the Lord,
If you have died with Christ to material ways of looking at things, why do you act as though you still belonged to the world, and submit to rules like
They were both upright in the sight of God, blamelessly observing all the Lord's commands and requirements.
I mean this: As long as the heir is a minor, he is no better than a slave, although he is the owner of all the property,
For he is himself our peace. He has united the two divisions, and broken down the barrier that kept us apart,
So an earlier regulation is abrogated because it was poor and ineffective
Now when he speaks of a new agreement, he is treating the first one as obsolete; but whatever is obsolete and antiquated is almost ready to disappear.
And all this looked toward the present time and was symbolic of the fact that the mere offering of material gifts and sacrifices cannot inwardly qualify the worshiper to approach God,
At first he says, "You never wished or cared for sacrifices or offerings, or burnt-offerings or sacrifices for sin"??ll of which the Law prescribes??9 and then he adds, "See, I have come to do your will!" He is taking away the old to put the new in its place.
2 Thessalonians 2:7
For disobedience is already secretly at work, but only until he who is now holding it in check is gotten out of the way.