Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For the law was given by Moses, but grace and truth came by Jesus Christ.
Think not that I shall accuse you to the Father: there is one that accuseth you, even Moses, in whom ye trust.
but as for this man, we know not whence He is.
This is he who was in the assembly in the wilderness, with the angel that spake to him on mount Sinai, and with our fathers; and who received the oracles of life to give unto us.
And having appointed him a day, many came to him at his lodging; to whom he discoursed and testified the kingdom of God, persuading them of the things concerning Jesus, both from the law of Moses, and from the prophets, from morning till evening.
it saith to those under the law: that every mouth may be stopped, and all the world obnoxious to the justice of God.
Now the law made some entrance, that the offence might appear to abound; but where sin abounded, grace hath superabounded; that as sin had reigned in death,
2 Corinthians 3:7
Now if the ministration of death which was in writing, and engraven on stones, was so glorious that the children of Israel could not look stedfastly on the face of Moses, because of the lustre of his countenance, which was to be taken away:
For as many as are of the works of the law, are under the curse; for it is written, Cursed be every one that continueth not in all things which are written in the book of the law, to do them.
Now Moses was indeed faithful in all his house as a servant, for a testimony of the things which were to be spoken:
as we see there was, for after complaining of them, He adds, "Behold the days come, saith the Lord, that I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel, and with the house of Judah:
And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.
Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, and the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father but by me.
He hath supported Israel his servant,
And that He raised Him from the dead, no more to return to the place of corruption, He hath said thus, "I will give you the sure mercies of David."
But now, without the law, righteousness before God is manifested, being attested by the law and the prophets;
so grace might reign through righteousness, unto eternal life, by Jesus Christ our Lord.
For sin shall have no power over you, inasmuch as ye are not under the law, but under grace.
Now Jesus Christ was a minister of the circumcision for the manifestation of the truth of God, to confirm the promises made to the fathers:
2 Corinthians 1:20
but was yea in Him, (for all the promises of God are in Him yea, and in Him amen,) to the glory of God by us:
And according to the law almost all things are purified with blood; and without shedding of blood there is no remission.
For it is impossible that the blood of bulls and of goats should take away sins.
And these all, though they obtained an honorable testimony by faith, yet received not the promise;
And when He had taken the book, the four animals, and the twenty four elders, fell down before the Lamb, having every one harps and golden vials full of perfumes, which are the prayers of the saints.
After this I beheld, and lo, a great multitude, which no one could number, out of all nations, and tribes, and people, and languages, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, clothed in white robes, and with palms in their hands;