Love Fulfills the Law

Paul focuses on our relationship to others, a relationship that is to be summarized by love (vv. 8–10). Love is the key to all godly obedience, because love fulfills God’s law (vv. 8b, 10b).
July 15, 2018
Romans 13:8-10
LakeRidge Baptist Church
Delivered by Raif Turner

I. Perpetual Indebtedness (13:8)
II. Love in Action (13:9-10a)
III. Love and Law (13:10b)

Bible Text
Romans 13:8–10 (NKJV)
8 Owe no one anything except to love one another, for he who loves another has fulfilled the law.
9 For the commandments, “You shall not commit adultery,” “You shall not murder,” “You shall not steal,” “You shall not bear false witness,” “You shall not covet,” and if there is any other commandment, are all summed up in this saying, namely, “You shall love your neighbor as yourself.”
10 Love does no harm to a neighbor; therefore love is the fulfillment of the law.

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