For there is a curse upon all who rely on obedience to the Law, for the Scripture says, "Cursed be anyone who does not stand by everything that is written in the Book of the Law and obey it."
For the Law only brings down God's wrath; where there is no law, there is no violation of it.
Then he will say to those at his left, 'Begone, you accursed people, to the everlasting fire destined for the devil and his angels!
To some who were confident of their own uprightness, and thought nothing of others, he used this illustration:
Now we know that everything the Law says is addressed to those under its authority, so that every mouth may be shut, and the whole world be made accountable to God.
For the wages sin pays is death, but the gift God gives is eternal life through union with Christ Jesus our Lord.
I was once alive and without law, but when the command came, sin awoke and then I died;
For to be physically minded means hostility to God, for it refuses to obey God's law, indeed it cannot obey it.
but who know that a man is not made upright by doing what the Law commands, but by faith in Christ Jesus??ven we believed in Christ Jesus, so as to be made upright by faith in Christ and not by doing what the Law commands??or by doing what the Law commands no one can be made upright.
but if you show partiality, you are committing a sin, and stand convicted before the Law as lawbreakers.