So, like I mentioned in Part 1 of this Psalms series, we know according to Psalm 1:1 the “blessed” one ditches sin and sinful influences which leaves a huge space in your life to fill. Your desires, your time, your friends. What will satisfy that gaping hole? What does the rest of Psalm 1 have to say? The “blessed” one places their hearts elsewhere: the law of the LORD.
Woah, wait a minute, Cass. Law? Ew.
To the Christian who reads the New Testament (Romans and Galatians in particular) and finds that in Christ we are set free from the law and not bound to the Old Testament law because of the saving work of Christ, this can seem confusing. Am I supposed to love the law or be set free from the law? What’s my relationship with the law suppose to be like? Continue reading »