Understanding the Function of Old Testament Law in the Story of the Bible (Ep 153)
Many people struggle to understand why the Law was given to Israel because they do not seek to understand the Law as part of the story of God interacting with Israel. It can be helpful to look at Old Testament Law systematically, but it is also essential to understand Old Testament Law as a part of narrative and story. The Law was not given in a vacuum, but is an essential part of Israel’s history. Understanding the when, to whom, and why of the Law gives us insight into how the law functions.
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