“Think not that I am come to destroy the Torah or the prophets. I am not come to destroy, but to fulfill. For verily I say unto you, till heaven and earth pass, one jot or one tittle shall inno wise pass from the Torah, till all be fulfilled.” Matthew 5:17-18
Eddie continues to look at some scriptures from the gospels that Christians commonly misinterpret. In this session, Eddie takes a look at: Matthew 5: 17-18. What does Yeshua mean by the words “destroy” and “fulfill”? These words are technical words used in Rabbinic argumentation by the rabbis. When a rabbi felt that a colleague had misinterpreted a passage of scripture, he would say, “You are destroying the Torah”. Listen in as Eddie unpacks this passage from a Hebraic perspective!