Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For as many as are of the works of the law are under the curse: for it is written, Cursed is every one that continueth not in all things which are written in the book of the law to do them.
It is evident, too, that no one can find acceptance with God simply by obeying the Law, because "the righteous shall live by faith,"
know that it is not through obedience to Law that a man can be declared free from guilt, but only through faith in Jesus Christ. We have therefore believed in Christ Jesus, for the purpose of being declared free from guilt, through faith in Christ and not through obedience to Law. For through obedience to Law no human being shall be declared free from guilt.
And to some who relied on themselves as being righteous men, and looked down upon all others, He addressed this parable.
For the Law inflicts punishment; but where no Law exists, there can be no violation of Law.
Once, apart from Law, I was alive, but when the Commandment came, sin sprang into life, and I died;
Abandonment to earthly things is a state of enmity to God. Such a mind does not submit to God's Law, and indeed cannot do so.
"Then will He say to those at His left, "'Begone from me, with the curse resting upon you, into the Fire of the Ages, which has been prepared for the Devil and his angels.