Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
To destroy the law
But it is easier for heaven and earth to pass away than for one dotting of an i in the Law to go unfulfilled.
Then they brought forward false witnesses, who said, "This man is constantly saying things against this holy place and against the Law,
"This fellow," they said, "is trying to induce people to worship God in ways that are against the law."
shouting, "Men of Israel, help! This is the man who teaches everybody everywhere against our people and the Law and this place, and besides he has actually brought Greeks into the Temple and desecrated this sacred place."
Is this using faith to overthrow law? Far from it. This confirms the Law.
For Christ marks the termination of law, so that now anyone who has faith may attain uprightness.
My point is this: An agreement already ratified by God cannot be annulled and its promise canceled by the Law, which arose four hundred and thirty years later.
For up to the time of John all the Prophets and the Law itself prophesied about it,