Deuteronomy 5:29 O that there were such an heart in them, that they would fear me, and keep all my commandments always, that it might be well with them, and with their children for ever!
That is God's desire. But He said we did not have the 'heart' to keep His commandments. The Clergy often say, We can't keep the Law. But Jesus solved the problem by 'nailing' it to the cross. The Law is done away in Jesus.
If that is so, them would not it follow that we still have the old sin full heart?
A New Heart
And I will give them one heart, and I will put a new
spirit within you; and I will take the stony heart
out of their flesh, and will give them an heart of
It looks like God's solution is to give us a new heart. To illustrate this concept; to restate Deuteronomy 5:29 (I will put a new) heart in them, (so) they (will) fear me, and keep all my commandments always, (and it will) be well with them, and with their children for ever!
Question 22: When Jesus came he
solved the 'can't keep the law problem' by.