were written aforetime were written for our learning, that we through patience and comfort of the scriptures might have hope.
Paul also believed “all things which were written in the law and in the prophets”(Acts 24:14) So, a question has to be asked, if Paul believed in the law and the prophets where does that leave the Christian today? And what about the quote of Jesus when he said “Think not that I have come to destroy the law or the prophets; I am not come to destroy, but to “fulfil”- Meaning, “Magnify” (Matthew 5:17-20)
Question: If the “Law of God and the prophets of God are done away then we would not have the prophets, we would not have the book of Revelation, we would not have any prophesies of God’s kingdom, we would not have any judgement day because no one would have sinned and we certainly would not have had the prophesies of when our Saviour would come!!
Colossians 2 The Chapter
It is well worth noticing that this chapter is speaking of two elements that is often distorted by those who would have you believe that Colossians 2 does away with Gods law and His commandments and His holy days.
Element one is speaking about the traditions of men and element two is speaking about Gods Sabbaths and holy days. We must keep this in mind when we read and study the chapter.
It needs to be pointed out also that the church here is the Colossian church and as such they were Gentile converts entirely and so Paul was dealing with