What is the “Law of the Spirit of Life” in the New Covenant? Does this law make void Sinai’s Commandments?

What is the “Law of the Spirit of Life” in the New Covenant? (Romans 8:2) Does this law make void Sinai’s Commandments?

The Sinai Commandments (the written code) provided Israel’s children are NOT nullified or voided by the Law of the Spirit of Life but they are applied differently and successfully in the New Covenant; that is, the “law of conscience” (Romans 2:14-15), which is the root of the written code given Israel at Sinai, is applied to the life of the redeemed in Jesus through the indwelling Holy Spirit (Ephesians 1:13-14; Romans 7:14); that is, the indwelling Holy Spirit takes the law written upon our heart at conception and enlivens that law through the redeemed conscience (2 Corinthians 5:17) and the Spirit produces “fruit” through the redeemed in Jesus and this “fruit” fulfills, accomplishes, all that the law demands and thereby pleases the Father (Romans 7:14).

In the New Covenant, no longer is a man or woman enslaved to a written code that demands perfection (Romans 7:14; James 2:10) from the sin-nature which inevitably culminates in failure, condemnation, cursing (Galatians 3:10) as manifest in the old Law Covenant (Romans 8:1-11), but in the New Covenant, the Holy Spirit is our Law-Giver through the redeemed conscience and every moral, ethical, decision is filtered through the Spirit’s wisdom and tutorship (Galatians 5:16) and made applicable to the daily life of the redeemed in Jesus.

Law v. Covenant Relationship,

It is not our self-righteousness through vain attempts at law-keeping that initiates covenant with the Father but it is faith in the work of Jesus at Golgotha and HIS sinless perfection having been imputed into our life that initiates covenant and the Father declares us “not guilty” by New Covenant promise (2 Corinthians 5:21; Hebrews 8:12).

Therefore, Christians don’t walk daily seeking obedience to a written code (Romans 6:14) but the Christian walks by the Spirit producing righteous “fruit” that fulfills the Father’s will and pleases Him through obedience which is a resultant of faith in His Son, Jesus Christ (Galatians 5:16), a faith that reconciles and provides peace with the Father, forever (Romans 5:1).

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