Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
My brethren, let not your christian profession be accompanied with partiality.
but they who heard that, being convicted by their own conscience, they all went old and young one after another, so that Jesus was left alone with the woman, who still kept her place.
and when he is come, he will convince the world of sin, of justice, of judgment:
to execute judgment upon all, and to convict all the impious among them, of all the impious actions they have committed, and of all the injurious expressions, which impious sinners have utter'd against him."
for by the observation of the law no one shall be justified in his sight, since it is the law that takes cognizance of sin.
Do we then conclude, that the law is the cause of sin? by no means; but I should not have had such a notion of sin, had it not been for the law: for I should not have known concupiscence was a sin, unless the law had said, "thou shalt not covet."
for by one law, I am dead to the other law, that I might live unto God:
1 John 3:4
he that is vitious, is lawless: for sin is the transgression of the law.
judge not according to appearances, but judge according to equity.