Paul in Colossians 2

Colossians 2:16-17 (ESV), Paul writes:  “Therefore let no one pass judgment on you in questions of food and drink, or with regard to a festival or a new moon or a Sabbath.  These are a shadow of the things to come, but the substance belongs to Christ.” Some say this …

Paul in Romans 14

Some use the verse below to suggest we should not observe the Sabbath or any of the Biblical Holidays commanded in Leviticus Chapter 23. Romans 14:5-6 (ESV), Paul writes:  “One person esteems one day as better than another, while another esteems all days alike. Each one should be fully convinced …

Paul in Ephesians 2

An often quoted verse in support that Jesus abolished the law is Ephesians 2:14-15 (ESV):  “For he himself is our peace, who has made us both one and has broken down in his flesh the dividing wall of hostility by abolishing the law of commandments expressed in ordinances…”  Read Ephesians …

Paul on Circumcision

[ this study is still in rough draft form ] send comments here Acts 15 & 1 Corinthians 7:18-20 There are two types of circumcision discussed in the Bible, internal (of the heart – reflecting a repentant heart through faith) and external (of the flesh – done by obedience to …

But Paul Said…

While it is not necessary to refute every twisted interpretation attributed to Paul I will add a few here.  I highly recommend you read “Was Paul a False Teacher?” first before proceeding here. In 2 Peter 3:15-17 (ESV), Peter cautions about those who are “ignorant and unstable twist” Paul’s letters …