Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
2 Corinthians 3:7
now if the law engraven on stone, the letter of whose sanction is death, was delivered with such glory, that the children of Israel could not steadily behold the face of Moses, for the glory of his countenance, tho' it was transient;
the law was introduc'd, that the greatness of the fall might fully appear; but the more sin display'd its enormity, the divine favour was so much the more transcendent.
by him that said to him, "the Lord has swore, and will not repent, thou art a priest for ever after the order of Melchisedec."
now by stiling the second a new alliance, he has antiquated the first. but to be antiquated and obsolete is next to being abolished.
Take care that you be not deaf to him that speaketh: for if they did not escape, who disregarded the oracles pronounc'd on earth, much less shall we escape, if we turn away from him that delivered the oracles from heaven: