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Does the Mosaic Law Still Apply to Christians?

Since “when there is a change in the priesthood, there is necessarily a change in the law as well,” the Mosaic Law is no longer in effect (Heb 7:12). “Moses said” nothing about a priest from the line of Judah but only spoke about “the Levitical priesthood (for under it the people received the law)” (Heb 7:14, 11). For this reason, Jesus from the line of Judah (not Levi) institutes a completely new Melchizedekian priesthood (and so law) by the power of his resurrection (Heb 7:16).  As Thomas Schreiner writes, “The prediction and arrival of the Melchizedekian priesthood means the...

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