What did the apostle Paul mean when he wrote in Romans 10:4, "For Christ is the end of the law for righteousness to everyone that believeth"?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com March 4, 2021, 5:53 pm ad1c9bdddf
Romans 10:4: Is Christ the "end" of the Law?
What did the apostle Paul mean when he wrote, "For Christ is the end of the law for righteousness to everyone that believeth" (Romans 10:4)?
The English word "end" is translated from the Greek word xxxx see attachment xxxx(telos). Its primary meaning is "goal, purpose, aim, objective" rather than "termination".
Looking at a number of other New Testament verses support this statement.
The word translated ...
One of the main verses that Christians quote to demonstrate that Christ came to do away with the law is Romans 10:4. In this solution, we take a hard look at the verse and show that, contrary to popular misconception, Paul is stating very strongly that the law is the goal of a Christian walk.