Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


But before faith came, we were kept under the law, shut up unto the faith which should afterwards be revealed.

Bible References

Faith came

Galatians 3:19
What, then, is the law? It was added because of the transgressions, until the Seed should come to Whom it had been promised; having been arranged through angels in the hand of a mediator.
Galatians 4:1
But I say that, so long as the heir is a child, he differs in nothing from a slave, though he is lord of all;
Hebrews 12:2
looking away to the Author and Perfecter of our faith, Jesus; Who, in consideration of the joy lying before Him, endured the cross, despising shame, and hath taken a seat at the right hand of the throne of God.


Galatians 4:4
But, when the fulness of the time came, God sent forth His Son, born of a woman, born under law,
Galatians 5:18
But, if ye are being led by the Spirit, ye are not under law.
Romans 3:19
Now we know that whatsoever the law says, it speaks to those under the law; that every mouth may be stopped, and that the whole world may be under the sentence of God;
Romans 6:14
For sin shall not have dominion over you; for ye are not under law, but under grace.
1 Corinthians 9:20
And, to the Jews, I became as a Jew, that I might gain Jews; to those under law, as under law (not being myself under law), that I might gain those under law;

The faith

Luke 10:23
And, turning to the disciples, He said, privately, "Happy the eyes that behold what ye are beholding!
Hebrews 11:13
These all died according to faith, not having obtained the promises, but having seen them from afar, and having greeted them, and having confessed that they were strangers and sojourners on the earth.
1 Peter 1:11
searching as to what time or what manner of time, the Spirit of Christ Who was in them was pointing to, when testifying beforehand the sufferings destined for Christ, and the subsequent glories;