Sitting at the Feet of Yeshua
“We continue our quest to explore what I have been calling the Eternal Torah. In this post, will begin to take a closer look at what Yeshua himself says about the second and third of six important topics contained in the Torah ~ adultery and divorce.
Do Not Commit Adultery
“You have heard that our fathers were told: ‘Do not commit adultery.’ But I tell you that a man who even looks at a woman with the purpose of lusting after her has already committed adultery with her in his heart.”(Matthew 5:27-28)
The Torah is crystal clear: “Do not commit adultery” (Sh’mot 20:14). So serious a view did the Jewish teachers take of adultery that the guilty parties were stoned to death (Vayikra 20:10). Once again, Yeshua states that not only the forbidden action, but also the forbidden thought is guilty in the…
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