Real Christians are not being inconsistent with their beliefs

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Firstly what laws of God were applicable  before Moses for all Persons?
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Between the time of Adam and Moses, everyone sinned. They were ignoring God, going their own ways, doing things God did not want them to do. God’s law existed, even though it had not been written down, and everyone was transgressing it. Therefore, death ruled over them all, even if they did not break a specific command in the way that Adam did. 
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All normal humans have a conscience, a natural inbuilt sense of right and wrong. This is what Paul refers to in Romans 2:14-15. By nature, God has written a moral sense, a law, into human hearts. Their understanding of right and wrong is not perfect, but every sane person has at least a basic concept of right and wrong, of love and selfishness. Although everyone falls short, some people do have good behavior as compared to others. By nature, they do things that are required in God’s law — not the rituals of Moses, but the more general requirements of the law that existed before Moses.
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Next the laws of Moses were still only applicable to all Jews, not the gentiles..  “If a man also lie with mankind, as he lieth with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination: they shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them.”  Leviticus 20:13
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WHEN JESUS CAME HE CLARIFIED WHAT LAWS WERE NOW APPLICABLE TO ALL PERSONS, JEWS AND GENTILES..
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“For I am come to set a man at variance against his father, and the daughter against her mother, and the daughter in law against her mother in law. And a man’s foes shall be they of his own household. He that loveth father or mother more than me is not worthy of me: and he that loveth son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me.” (Matthew 10:35-27)
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For nearly two thousand years Biblicists have been lecturing people on the importance of adhering to the Bible’s teachings on ethics, manners, and morality.  They quote Jesus and Paul profusely, with a liberal sprinkling of Old Testament moralism.   MANY PERSONS TOO EASILY CLAIM THEY ARE Christians, while they love to talk about how loving, dutiful and compassionate they are, yet  their visible willful ignorance of the Bible , their own personal lack of applying it, reading it daily even  is hypocritical.. Christians practice what can only be described as “selective morality”.  That which is palatable and acceptable to them  is supposedly applicable to all; while that which is obnoxious, inconvenient, or self-denying is only applicable to those addressed 2,000 years ago.  Their hypocrisy is so rampant that even the validity of calling oneself “Christian” is in question.
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“And if thy hand offend thee, cut it off: it is better for thee to enter into life maimed, than having two hands to go into hell, into the fire that never shall be quenched.” (Mark 9:43)
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 I see so many people enjoy quoting the Ten Commandments, the Sermon on the Mount, and some of Paul’s sermons, but THEY NOW don’t even PRETEND to heed other, equally valid, maxims such as no divorce, no consumption of alcoholic beverages too..  The Bible   says that anyone who obtains a divorce and marries another is in adulterer.  Remember that 80% of  North America  is Christian yet we have a 50% divorce rate. . A majority of divorces are a result of irreconcilable differences, not adultery, which implies that Christians are again practicing selective morality.  How many Christians are working on a second, third or fourth marriage?
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1) “So they are no longer two but one flesh.  What therefore God has joined together, let no man put asunder” (Matthew 19:6 & Mark 10:9).
2) “Whosoever shall marry her that is divorced committeth adultery” (Matthew 5:32, 19:9 & Luke 16:18).
3) “Whosoever shall put away his wife, saving for the cause of fornication, causeth her to commit adultery” (Matthew 5:32).
4) “…whosoever shall put away his wife, and marry another, committeth adultery against her” (Mark 10:11 & Luke 16:18), which applies to women as well (Mark 10:12).
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“But I say unto you, That whosoever looketh on a woman to lust after her hath committed adultery with her already in his heart.” (Matthew 5:28)
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Christian women are supposed to dress discreetly (“…that women should adorn themselves modestly and sensibly in seemly apparel, not with braided hair or gold or pearls or costly attire”–l Timothy 2:9 RSV; and “Let not yours be the outward adorning of braiding of hair, decoration of gold, and wearing of fine clothing”– 1 Peter 3 :3). Violations of these rules are too numerous to mention.  The woman shall not wear that which pertaineth unto a man, neither shall a man put on a woman’s garment: for all that do so are abomination unto the Lord thy God”–Deuteronomy 22:5).  Funny thing, many so called Christians  women are  wearing pant suits!
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Do not turn to mediums or wizards; do not seek them out to be defiled by them.  I am the Lord your God”– Leviticus 19:3 1 RSV, see also: Leviticus 20:6 & Deuteronomy 18: 10-12). But too many still do consult astrological charts and  read the horoscopes..
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“Take no thought for your life, what ye shall eat, or that ye shall drink; nor yet for your body, what ye shall put on…  Behold the fowls of the air: for they sow not, neither do they reap, not gather into barns; yet your heavenly father feedth them.  Are ye not much better than they?”  –Matthew 6:25-34 & Luke 12:22-31 and yert it is undeniable many work under the table, do not pay all the applicable taxes, insists on tax exempt donations too.. etc..
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Anyone who dreams or prophesizes anything that is against God, or anyone who tries to turn you from God, is to be put to death. (Deuteronomy 13:5)
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If anyone, even your own family suggests worshipping another God, kill them. (Deuteronomy 13:6-10)
If you find out a city worships a different god, destroy the city and kill all of it’s inhabitants… even the animals. (Deuteronomy 13:12-15)
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So  that is what many  they really are often like is , they  cling to a few verses, many that they try shove down other’s throats; but what is note worthy what they don’t like, they ignore vehemently, excuse    their ignorance falsely too.
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Now this is especially true on the  validity of the ten commandments, the law of Moses today, anything about Israel too..  so are these laws now also valid?  Christians do not follow to the letter every one of the 613 laws found in the Old Testament,   CHRISTIANS STILL NOW  are Not Bound by Everything in the Old Law  none of the above. Old Testament law, as such, is not binding on Christians. It never has been. In fact, it was only ever binding on those to whom it was delivered—the Jews (Israelites). That said, some of that law contains elements of a law that is binding on all people of every place and time. Jesus and Paul provide evidence of this in the New Testament.
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Matthew’s Gospel enlightens us to Jesus’ teaching concerning Old Testament law:
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[A Pharisee lawyer] asked him a question, to test him. “Teacher, which is the great commandment in the law?” And he said to him, You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind. This is the great and first commandment. And a second is like it, You shall love your neighbor as your   ” self. On these two commandments depend all the law and the prophets.” (Matt. 22:34-40)
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In saying this, Jesus declared the breadth of the new law of his new covenant which brings to perfection the old law. He explained further to his disciples:    Hear me, all of you, and understand: there is nothing outside a man which by going into him can defile him; but the things which come out of a man are what defile him.” And when he had entered the house, and left the people, his disciples asked him about the parable. And he said to them, “Then are you also without understanding? Do you not see that whatever goes into a man from outside cannot defile him, since it enters, not his heart but his stomach, and so passes on?” (Thus he declared all foods clean.) (Mark 7:14-19);
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Did the  rules ever change in the Bible? Of course they did. Let’s look at one example.
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From the beginning man was vegetarian (Genesis 1:30). The Bible lists a number of covenants after this and usually there were some associated rule changes at this time. When there was a new covenant with Noah, man was allowed to eat clean and unclean meat (Genesis 9:3). With Moses, meat eating was even more strict, limiting them to eat only meat that was clean (e.g., Leviticus 11:47). In the new covenant in Christ’s blood, this was further opened up (Romans 14:1–4).
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The key to a proper understanding  is knowing that the Old Testament law was given to the nation of Israel, not to Christians.
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Jesus, Apostle Paul and the early church dealt with the difference between old and new,  and indicated that that almost all Testament laws are now  obsolete including the   seven annual Sabbaths,  dietary laws, and the weekly Sabbath.  Real Christians recognize from the Bible that when a new covenant came about, certain rules changed, were modified, or affirmed. Some of these covenants are the original Edenic,  Noahic, and the new one in Christ’s blood. So God’s rules to man can change at various covenants (but God’s character has never changed). New Covenant  generally does away with previous Mosaic rules because those rules were given to a specific group of people, the Jews,  and the new applicable rules are clearly stated in the New testament..  Specific regulations have been superseded by the New Covenant. In place of the Old Testament law, we are under the law of Christ (Galatians 6:2), which is to “love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind…and to love your neighbor as yourself” (Matthew 22:37-39). If we obey those two commands, we will be fulfilling all that Christ requires of us: “All the Law and the Prophets hang on these two commandments” (Matthew 22:40).  The Ten Commandments were essentially a summary of the entire Old Testament law. Nine of the Ten Commandments are clearly repeated in the New Testament (all except the command to observe the Sabbath day). Obviously, if we are loving God, we will not be worshipping false gods or bowing down before idols. If we are loving our neighbors, we will not be murdering them, lying to them, committing adultery against them, or coveting what belongs to them. The purpose of the Old Testament law is to convict people of our inability to keep the law and point us to our need for Jesus Christ as Savior (Romans 7:7-9; Galatians 3:24). The Old Testament law was never intended by God to be the universal law for all people for all of time
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John 8:31-32 (NIV) 31 To the Jews who had believed him, Jesus said, “If you hold to my teaching, you are really my disciples. 32 Then you will know the truth, and th.e truth will set you free.” and:
John 8:36 (NIV) 36 So if the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed.
SUMMARY- How many of the Laws in OT can be transported to NT and usable?
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These are some of the OT laws which are no longer useful in NT:
-Animal Sacrifice
-Circumcision
-Unclean animals
-Circumcision
-Passover
-Sabbath
-Tithing
-all food
-all feasts
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But these are still valid in NT:
-Do not worship idols
-Do not Murder
-Do not commit Adultery
– DO  NOT LIE
– DO NOT STEAL
– No Homosexuality
-No divorce
-No alcohol
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Really now are you  still asking me to deny the very heart of the  Christian beliefs?
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 For if I believe Jesus is the the resurrected Son of God, I now can’t follow all the ‘clean laws’ of diet and practices, feasts, and I can’t offer animal sacrifices. All that would be to deny the work, power of Jesus Christ’s death on the cross. 
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Gentiles nor Christians are not required to follow the Old Testament rules still as they were given only to the Jewish nation.
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 Galatians 3:24 says that the law is what points us to Christ.  It does this by showing us that we are not able to keep the law and that the only way of obtaining righteousness before God is through the sacrifice of Jesus, who was God in flesh (John 1:1,14; Col. 2:9).
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Also  the Old JEWISH Covenantal system involved such harsh punishments, so it has been done away with.  We as Christans are under a new covenant.  Jesus said in Luke 22:20, “This cup which is poured out for you is the new covenant in My blood.”  This new covenant was prophecied in the Old Testament in Jer. 31:31, “Behold, days are coming,” declares the Lord, “when I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel and with the house of Judah.”  It is referenced in 1 Cor. 11:25, 2 Cor. 3:6, Heb. 8:8, 9:15; and 12:24. Of particular importance   is Heb. 8:13 which says, “When He said, ‘A new covenant,’ He has made the first obsolete. But whatever is becoming obsolete and growing old is ready to disappear.” 
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The Old Covenant with its harsh judicial judgments is no longer in effect because we are under a New Covenant. However, none of this  this does not mean that we are to approve of such sins as homosexuality, adultery, lying, and stealing.  We still clealrly are to not participate in the sins of the world.  Instead, we are to avoid them. 1 John 2:15 Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him.:1 John 3:1 Behold, what manner of love the Father hath bestowed upon us, that we should be called the sons of God: therefore the world knoweth us not, because it knew him not.:1 John 4:1 Beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits whether they are of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world.   
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We are also now not to be violent to anyone since the old Jewish , covenantal system has been done away with (Heb. 8:13).  Instead, we are to be kind to them (2 Tim. 2:24-25) and show them love (1 Cor. 16:14; 2 Cor. 5:14).
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 But the moral condemnation of immorality still stands — as is clearly taught in 1 Cor. 6:9-10 and Rom. 1:26-28. Even in the Old Testament, many writers hinted that the sacrifices and the temple worship regulations pointed forward to something beyond them. (cf. 1 Samuel 15:21-22; Psalm 50:12-15; 51:17; Hosea 6:6)..
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God still  expects everyone to have the capability of understanding that the whole Bible is about Jesus and God’s plan to redeem his people through Him too as well as each one of us as to understand the empowerment of the Holy Spirit to live a Christian, Godly life..
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Also undeniably When Christ appeared he declared all foods ‘clean’ (Mark 7:19) and he ignored the Old Testament clean laws in other ways, touching lepers and dead bodies. The entire book of Hebrews explains that the Old Testament ceremonial laws were not so much abolished as fulfilled by Christ. Whenever we pray ‘in Jesus name’, we ‘have confidence to enter the Most Holy Place by the blood of Jesus’ (Hebrews 10:19). It would, therefore, be deeply inconsistent with the teaching of the Bible as a whole if we were to continue to follow the ceremonial laws.
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But the  New Testament still does continues to forbid killing or committing adultery, and all the sex ethic of the Old Testament is re-stated throughout the New Testament (Matthew 5:27-30; 1 Corinthians 6:9-20; 1 Timothy 1:8-11.) Only f the New Testament has reaffirmed an old Jewish commandment, then it is still in force for us Christians today.
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The Church today also is not a civil government, and so sins are dealt with by exhortation and, at worst, exclusion from membership. This is how a case of incest in the Corinthian church is dealt with by Paul (1 Corinthians 5:1ff. and 2 Corinthians 2:7-11.)
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 Why all of this changes from the Jewish laws? Under Christ, the gospel is not confined to a single nation—it has been released to go into all cultures and peoples for a start.  Once you understand that  the main premise of the Bible— the surpassing significance of Christ and his way of salvation—then all the various parts of the Bible can make sense. Because of Christ finished work on the cross, also now the ceremonial law is repealed. Because of Christ the church is no longer a nation-state imposing civil penalties.
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 If you reject the real Christianity’s basic thesis— where you don’t believe Jesus was the resurrected Son of God— that Christ died in your pace for your sins, and gave you the Holy Spirit now next too and then even  the Bible is no sure guide for you about much of anything..  However, if you reject the idea of Christ as Son of God  Savior and Lord, Baptizer of the Holy Spirit , then, of course, the Bible is at best a mish-mash containing some inspiration and wisdom,and many thus would have it to be rejected as foolish or erroneous.
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Real Christians are not being inconsistent with their beliefs to accept some of the  the moral statements in the Old Testament while not practicing most of other invalid ones, they just have a better understanding of the whole issues.. It all falls into place.
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