Romans 10:4 Only Christ Is That

Romans 10:4 (KJV)
For Christ is the end of the law for righteousness to every one that believeth.

The end
A point of destination or purpose, the goal.

The purpose of, often expressing motivation, toward.

Justification before God, salvation. 

Christ is the destination or goal men work toward for salvation. The law is of no value for the purpose of salvation. Jesus Christ is the end of that path. He is the conclusion. The man who knows Christ knows that the law has no place in this path. 

The law does have a purpose. It teaches us of the perfection of Christ, and it serves as a schoolmaster to bring us to Christ. It convicts us of our sin, and it reveals how we have missed the mark. It compels us to seek salvation and therefore is the motivation to come to Christ. But it is not the means to righteousness.

Only Christ is that. 

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Marvin McKenzie was born in the Pacific Northwest and became a Christian at the age of eighteen. He has been in the Baptist ministry for thirty years and has planted and pastored churches in Washington and Oregon. Besides his pastoral ministry, Marvin has been actively involved in training men for the Baptist ministry. He has conducted local church Bible Institutes in those churches he has pastored, from which a number of men have entered the ministry. Marvin also served as: Vice President of the Western States Baptist Bible Fellowship, The Board of Directors of Pacific Coast Baptist Bible College in San Dimas, CA, Dean of men at Pacific Coast Baptist Bible College in San Dimas, Executive Vice President of Pacific Coast Baptist Bible College in San Dimas, CA and Executive Vice President of Heartland Baptist Bible College in Oklahoma City, OK. Marvin is married to Anita. They have two sons, Bohannan and Caleb. Both are Baptist pastors in Washington State. Marvin enjoys camping, fishing and horses.

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