Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For the law was given by Moses, but grace and truth came by Jesus Christ.
Put out of your minds the thought that I will say things against you to the Father: the one who says things against you is Moses, on whom you put your hopes.
We are certain that God gave his word to Moses: but as for this man, we have no knowledge where he comes from.
And God said all these words:
This is the law which Moses put before the children of Israel:
And Moses sent for all Israel, and said to them, Give ear, O Israel, to the laws and the decisions which I give you today, and give attention to them so that you may keep and do them.
Moses gave us a law, a heritage for the people of Jacob.
This is the man who was in the church in the waste land with the angel who was talking to him in Sinai, and with our fathers; and to him were given the living words of God, so that he might give them to you.
And when a day had been fixed, they came to his house in great numbers; and he gave them teaching, giving witness to the kingdom of God, and having discussions with them about Jesus, from the law of Moses and from the prophets, from morning till evening.
Now, we have knowledge that what the law says is for those who are under the law, so that every mouth may be stopped, and all men may be judged by God:
And the law came in addition, to make wrongdoing worse; but where there was much sin, there was much more grace:
2 Corinthians 3:7
For if the operation of the law, giving death, recorded in letters on stone, came with glory, so that the eyes of the children of Israel had to be turned away from the face of Moses because of its glory, a glory which was only for a time:
For all who are of the works of the law are under a curse: because it is said in the Writings, A curse is on everyone who does not keep on doing all the things which are ordered in the book of the law.
And Moses certainly kept faith as a servant, in all his house, and as a witness of those things which were to be said later;
For, protesting against them, he says, See, the days are coming when I will make a new agreement with the house of Israel, and with the house of Judah;
And you will have knowledge of what is true, and that will make you free.
Jesus said to him, I am the true and living way: no one comes to the Father but by me.
And there will be war between you and the woman and between your seed and her seed: by him will your head be crushed and by you his foot will be wounded.
And your seed will be a blessing to all the nations of the earth, because you have done what I gave you orders to do.
Mercy and faith have come together; righteousness and peace have given one another a kiss.
My song will be of the mercies of the Lord for ever: with my mouth will I make his faith clear to all generations.
You will make clear your good faith to Jacob and your mercy to Abraham, as you gave your oath to our fathers from times long past.
His help he has given to Israel, his servant, so that he might keep in mind his mercy to Abraham and his seed for ever,
And about his coming back from the dead, never again to go to destruction, he has said these words, I will give you the holy and certain mercies of David.
But now without the law there is a revelation of the righteousness of God, to which witness is given by the law and the prophets;
That, as sin had power in death, so grace might have power through righteousness to eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.
For sin may not have rule over you: because you are not under law, but under grace.
Now I say that Christ has been made a servant of the circumcision to give effect to the undertakings given by God to the fathers,
2 Corinthians 1:20
For he is the Yes to all the undertakings of God: and by him all the words of God are made certain and put into effect, to the glory of God through us.
And by the law almost all things are made clean with blood, and without blood there is no forgiveness.
Because it is not possible for the blood of oxen and goats to take away sins.
And not one of these got the good things of the agreement, though they all had a good record through faith,
And when he had taken the book, the four beasts and the four and twenty rulers went down on their faces before the Lamb, having every one an instrument of music, and gold vessels full of perfumes, which are the prayers of the saints.
After these things I saw a great army of people more than might be numbered, out of every nation and of all tribes and peoples and languages, taking their places before the high seat and before the Lamb, dressed in white robes, and with branches in their hands,