Any musician understands that in order for an orchestra to play a musical piece properly, every instrument must work together. The brass section, the stringed instruments, the flutes, the drums must all synergize. They must all know when to play and when to be silent. The Director, with his waving baton, helps to execute this beautiful musical network.
In the late Spring of 2003 my wife had a dream. She heard a single, drawn out, violin note, one of the most beautiful notes she had ever heard. She knew it was but the first note in an orchestra that Yah wanted us to begin.
As when a plectrum first strikes a guitar, the Orchestra of Torah has begun. Torah, like an orchestra, has many different parts. There are some laws that apply to women, some to men. Some apply to what we eat, others to what we wear, others to how we interact with each other, still others with how we interact with our Creator. Some laws concern how we are to rest and when we are to rest, others show us how and when we are to work. Some teach us how to give money, others teach us how to make money. Every facet of our lives, both internally and externally is touched by keeping every jot and tittle of the Torah. As an orchestra completely sweeps one away in the majesty of its music, so does the Torah, once obeyed, sweep one away into the Majesty of our Savior as never before.
When Christians or Messianics attempt to only keep parts of the Torah -- such as the "moral laws" or the laws that are most convenient for them, it is like listening to an orchestra with only a brass section, or only a stringed section. Yes, it may still sound beautiful -- BUT OH HOW MUCH MORE BEAUTIFUL IT WOULD SOUND IF ALL THE SECTIONS WERE HARMONIZING TOGETHER.
Keeping every jot and tittle of Torah is something that only can be experienced to understand the awesome blessing this obediance brings. When someone foolishly says I am under a burden, I can't help thinking that they are the ones under a burden -- by only listening to a part of an orchestra, missing whole dimensions and aspects, even harmonies of the orchestra.
Furthermore, we know from Deuteronomy and James (Ya'acov) that failure to comply to every jot and tittle of Torah brings many, many, many curses. So to, obediance to only parts of Torah is not only to diminish the orchestra, but it is to take away the Director and to hear a melody that is cantankerous, off pitch and screeching to the ears. Do we wonder then why the heathen do not want to become believers?
Keep ALL of Torah and you will finally hear the orchestration of scripture as YHVH intended you to hear it.
Must you be content with Dolby surround stereo when you could have THX?
Must you be content with 35 mm film, when you could be enjoying a 3-D IMAX?
So is the difference, only on a greater scale, between pagan christians who keep parts of Torah, and true believers who keep the whole Torah -- every jot and tittle.
Let the music begin.