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December 2, 2022
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There was a real challenge for the early Church. As the gospel message was accepted by Gentiles, what requirements would there be? Would they have to follow the Jewish Law? Would they have to follow kosher rules? Did following Jesus mean they had to follow the Law? Paul indicates that true freedom is not about what we do, but more about what Jesus does for us.
Homily given at Christian Brothers College High School, Town and Country, Missouri. Readings for Today. Listen to our other homilies.
follow the law
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We Cannot Follow the Law Perfectly; True Freedom Comes from Jesus

There was a real challenge for the early Church. As the gospel message was accepted by Gentiles, what requirements would there be? Would they have to follow the Jewish Law? Would they have to follow kosher rules? Did following Jesus mean they had to follow the Law? Paul indicates that true freedom is not about what we do, but more about what Jesus does for us.

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