10 Commandments Are Not Gods Highest Standard

You therefore must be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect. Matt 5:48 ESV

I used to believe and many teach that Matthew 5:48 talks about perfect law keeping. I was wrong. It is talking about a much higher standard of perfection that simply keeping the written law can never attain.

We should be very thankful that God gave us the written law we see in the Ten Commandments as opposed to insisting we keep the perfect spirit of the those Commandments or come under judgment. God’s perfect standard is actually watered down in the Ten Commandments which will appear easy to keep once a person realizes Gods perfect standard cited below. The commandments are only a shadow the reality.
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Go and Sin No More Does Not Mean God is Going to Get You

The author is against all sin. I agree totally with Paul.

What then? Are we to sin because we are not under law but under grace? By no means! Romans 6:15 ESV

1) There are at least two times where we find Jesus telling people to “sin no more”. In John 5:14, Jesus adds “that nothing worse may happen to you.”

Afterward Jesus found him in the temple and said to him, “See, you are well! Sin no more, that nothing worse may happen to you.” John 5:14 ESV

In John 8:11, many believe the same is implied, that nothing worse may happen to you.

Jesus stood up and said to her, “Woman, where are they? Has no one condemned you?” She said, “No one, Lord.” And Jesus said, “Neither do I condemn you; go, and from now on sin no more.” John 8:10-11 ESV
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