X0615...........Handwriting

 

13 ¶ And you, being dead in your sins and the uncircumcision of your flesh, hath he quickened together with him, having forgiven you all trespasses;
14 Blotting out the handwriting of ordinances that was against us, which was contrary to us, and took it out of the way, nailing it to his cross;
15 And having spoiled principalities and powers, he made a shew of them openly, triumphing over them in it.
16 ¶ Let no man therefore judge you in meat, or in drink, or in respect of an holyday, or of the new moon, or of the sabbath days:
17 Which are a shadow of things to come; but the body is of Christ.

These verse in Colossians state that Jesus has fulfilled the sacrificial laws of the old covenant.

the word "handwriting" in the Greek:

5498 ceirografon cheirographon {khi-rog'-raf-on}

from a compound of 5495 and 1125; TDNT - 9:435,1309; n n

AV - handwriting 1; 1

1) a handwriting, what one has written by his own hand
2) a note of hand or writing in which one acknowledges that money
has either been deposited with him or lent to him by another,
to be returned at the appointed time

Jesus eliminated the "money debt" which was written in the old covenant. In the old covenant, Israel was required to offer animals and grain in payment for sin. Jesus fulfilled every part of the sacrificial law of the old covenant by being the "high priest and the offering of the new covenant. All aspects of the sacrificial law are done away with in he new covenant. they are changed in he new covenant. There is no more "tithes and offerings". there is a new priesthood (in every believer)--the house of God is the home of the Christian believer. The temple of the Holy Spirit is in people, not a sanctuary or physical temple. The priesthood is changed--(no more Levitical proportion) every believer is a priest, the entire church a priesthood. No more sabbbath day (which purpose was for spiritual cleansing).