Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Wherefore if ye be dead with Christ from the rudiments of the world, why, as though living in the world, are ye subject to ordinances,
for you are dead to them, and Christ has secured your life with God.
God forbid, that we who have died to sin should live any longer therein.
thus, my brethren, the law is become dead with respect to you by the body of Christ; that you might be subject to another, even to him who is raised from the dead, that we should bring forth fruit unto God.
for by one law, I am dead to the other law, that I might live unto God:
but far be it from me that I should glory, save in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, by which the world is as contemptible to me, as I am to the world.
1 Peter 4:1
Since then Christ has with respect to his mortal nature died for us, arm yourselves with this reflection, that he, who is dead with respect to sensuality, has renounced sin;
beware lest any one seduce you by the vain illusions of philosophy, founded upon human traditions, and meer shadows, and not upon Christ:
(which kept us at variance) by abolishing the dogmatical injunctions of the law, that having made the peace, he might incorporate the two into one new body under himself;
if you were of the world, the world would love its own: but because you are not of the world, but I have chosen you out of the world, therefore the world does hate you.
I have given them thy word; and the world hath hated them, because they are not of the world, even as I am not of the world.
2 Corinthians 10:3
for tho' I am involv'd with the world, I don't sustain the war with their poor arts:
Degenerate race, don't you know that friendship with vice is hostility against heaven. he that is a friend to the vicious world, is an enemy to God.
1 John 5:19
we know that we are the children of God, and the rest of the world are subject to the evil spirit.
and cancell'd the obligation of the ceremonial law, which was disadvantageous to us, removing that which divided us, and nailing it to the cross.
even so we, whilst we were children, were in a state of servitude to the elements of the world. but when the time appointed was accomplished,
for the mind is better improv'd by the gospel-dispensation, than by the distinctions about meats, in which some have been so uselesly vers'd.
but new wine must be put into new skins, and both will be preserv'd.