Fulfilling the Law

Matthew 5: 17-48

The hill was green and gave a great view of the sea below. But the Galilean crowd was focused on the man before them. They had questions and Jesus seemed to know what they were thinking. “Do not think that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I have not come to abolish them but to fulfil them.” A few people gave each other a knowing look. This is exactly what they were discussing on the way up. Peter was feeling edgy, ‘Fulfil the Law and Prophets?’ Phew! Those were strong words. How would the crowd take it? What did Jesus mean? More