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Matthew 11:13 and Luke 16:16


Here I will cover the misunderstandings of Matthew 11:13 and Luke 16:16.



Translations also can be wording these verses poorly, and adding in words that confuse.
 You likely will notice words in italics around these verses, meaning the translator took it upon themself to add that in to the text.





Here are the verses from typical translations;

Matthew 11:13 "For all the Prophets and the Law prophesied until John"

Luke 16:16 "The Law and the Prophets were until John, since then the good news of the kingdom of Elohim is preached, and everyone forces his way into it"






Men misunderstand these verses to think they teach the Law was abolished and only in effect up to John the Baptizer.
 They're taking them out of context and only seeing what they want to see.

From these translations, at Luke 16:16 it says "The Law and the Prophets were until John"

This is what they focus in on, and make false assertions with.

However, if you actually read these sections of the Bible, then you can see that it does not say anything about the Law being ended.

Men trying to get people to disobey the Law try to get you to keep your eyes on only a few of the words, while they then input suggestions into your thoughts to influence you into coming to the incorrect conclusion.


We can view both Luke 16:16 and Matthew 11:13 together to better understand the true context.

Even the verse right after Luke 16:16 displays to you that the modern Christians have the wrong context;

Luke 16:17 "And it is easier for the heavens and the earth to pass away than for one dot of the Law to pass away"

Luke 16:18 "Anyone who divorces his wife and marries another woman commits adultery, and the man who marries a divorced woman commits adultery"


The next 2 verses are pro-Law, verse 17 tells us the Law will not pass away, verse 18 talks about matters of the Law and what's right, these verses do not say the Law is void now, and this shows us that was not the context of verse 16 that people are misunderstanding.

Even further, Luke 16:19 then goes into a parable about listening to Moses and the Prophets! This REALLY helps you see the true context and what Messiah is talking about!


Luke 16:19 "There was a certain rich man which was clothed in purple and fine linen and rejoiced luxuriously every day, and there was a certain beggar named Lazarus which laid at his gate full of sores and desiring to be fed with the crumbs which fell from the rich mans table, moreover the dogs came and licked his sores.
And it came to pass that the beggar died and was carried by the angels into Abraham's bosom, the rich man also died and was buried and in Hell he lift up his eyes being in torment and he seen Abraham far off and Lazarus the beggar in his bosom and he cried out and said, Father Abraham have mercy on me and send Lazarus that he may dip the tip of his finger in water and cool my tongue for I am tormented in this flame.
But Abraham said, Son remember that you in your lifetime received your good things and likewise Lazarus evil things, but now he is comforted and you are tormented, and beside all of this, between us is a great impassable chasm fixed so that those who would pass from us to you can not do it,
neither can they pass from you to us.
Then the rich man said, I beg you father Abraham that you would send Lazarus to my fathers house for I have 5 brothers that he may protest strongly to them for fear they also come into this place of torment.
Then Abraham said unto the rich man, They have Moses and the Prophets, let your brothers hear them. Then the rich man said, no father Abraham but if one went unto them from the dead they would repent.
And Abraham replied back, If they hear not Moses and the Prophets, they would not be persuaded even though one rose from the dead"









If it did say such a thing, that would not only contradict numerous other words telling us to keep the law, including from the Messiah himself, but the teaching that the Law was abolished at John the baptizer just does not make sense, and it doesn't even line up with modern Christianities other false doctrines.

Among their other false doctrines for example, they're claiming it ended when the Messiah died.

Anyway, the Messiah has told us plainly the Law and the Prophets are not ended and to not think he came to do away with them;

Matthew 5:17 "Do not think that I have come to do away with the Law or the prophets, I have not come to do away with, but to fulfill, for truly I say unto you, until the heavens and the earth perish, a single letter or a single dot will in no way perish from the Law until all happen. Whosoever therefore shall break one of these least commandments and shall teach others to do the same, shall be called the least in the kingdom of the heavens, but whosoever shall do and teach them the same, shall be called great in the kingdom of the heavens"





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Matthew 11:13 "For all the Prophets and the Law prophesied until John"

Luke 16:16 "The Law and the Prophets were until John, since then the good news of the kingdom of Elohim is preached, and everyone forces his way into it"


Luke 16:17 "And it is easier for the heavens and the earth to pass away than for one dot of the Law to pass away"

Luke 16:18 "Anyone who divorces his wife and marries another woman commits adultery, and the man who marries a divorced woman commits adultery"


Luke 16:19 "There was a certain rich man which was clothed in purple and fine linen and rejoiced luxuriously every day, and there was a certain beggar named Lazarus which laid at his gate full of sores and desiring to be fed with the crumbs which fell from the rich mans table, moreover the dogs came and licked his sores.
And it came to pass that the beggar died and was carried by the angels into Abraham's bosom, the rich man also died and was buried and in Hell he lift up his eyes being in torment and he seen Abraham far off and Lazarus the beggar in his bosom and he cried out and said, Father Abraham have mercy on me and send Lazarus that he may dip the tip of his finger in water and cool my tongue for I am tormented in this flame.
But Abraham said, Son remember that you in your lifetime received your good things and likewise Lazarus evil things, but now he is comforted and you are tormented, and beside all of this, between us is a great impassable chasm fixed so that those who would pass from us to you can not do it,
neither can they pass from you to us.
Then the rich man said, I beg you father Abraham that you would send Lazarus to my fathers house for I have 5 brothers that he may protest strongly to them for fear they also come into this place of torment.
Then Abraham said unto the rich man, They have Moses and the Prophets, let your brothers hear them. Then the rich man said, no father Abraham but if one went unto them from the dead they would repent.
And Abraham replied back, If they hear not Moses and the Prophets, they would not be persuaded even though one rose from the dead"





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