“ Remember the law of Moses My servant, even the statutes and ordinances which I commanded him in Horeb for all Israel.
Remember the day you stood before the Lord your God at Horeb, when the Lord said to me, ‘Assemble the people to Me, that I may let them hear My words so they may learn to fear Me all the days they live on the earth, and that they may teach their children.’
“ You shall have no other gods before Me.
“Now these are the ordinances which you are to set before them:
Then the Lord called to Moses and spoke to him from the tent of meeting, saying,
“See, I have taught you statutes and judgments just as the Lord my God commanded me, that you should do thus in the land where you are entering to possess it.
He declares His words to Jacob, His statutes and His ordinances to Israel.
To the law and to the testimony! If they do not speak according to this word, it is because they have no dawn.
The Lord was pleased for His righteousness’ sake To make the law great and glorious.
“Do not think that I came to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I did not come to abolish but to fulfill.
And someone came to Him and said, “Teacher, what good thing shall I do that I may obtain eternal life?”
“Teacher, which is the great commandment in the Law?”
One of the scribes came and heard them arguing, and recognizing that He had answered them well, asked Him, “What commandment is the foremost of all?”
And a lawyer stood up and put Him to the test, saying, “Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?”
But Abraham *said, ‘They have Moses and the Prophets; let them hear them.’
You search the Scriptures because you think that in them you have eternal life; it is these that testify about Me;
Do we then nullify the Law through faith? May it never be! On the contrary, we establish the Law.
Every person is to be in subjection to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and those which exist are established by God.
For you were called to freedom, brethren; only do not turn your freedom into an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve one another.
Now those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires.
But if you show partiality, you are committing sin and are convicted by the law as transgressors.