Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But now Jesus has obtained a superior ministry, since the covenant that he mediates is also better and is enacted on better promises.
So if perfection had in fact been possible through the Levitical priesthood -- for on that basis the people received the law -- what further need would there have been for another priest to arise, said to be in the order of Melchizedek and not in Aaron's order?
Is the law therefore opposed to the promises of God? Absolutely not! For if a law had been given that was able to give life, then righteousness would certainly have come by the law.
It is not with you alone that I am making this covenant by oath,