Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For God showed him publicly dying as a sacrifice of reconciliation to be taken advantage of through faith. This was to vindicate his own justice (for in his forbearance, God passed over men's former sins)??26 to vindicate his justice at the present time, and show that he is upright himself, and that he makes those who have faith in Jesus upright also.
For though it was impossible for the Law to do it, hampered as it was by our physical limitations, God, by sending his own Son in our sinful physical form, as a sin-offering, put his condemnation upon sin through his physical nature,
But Jesus answered, "Let it be so this time, for it is right for us to do everything that God requires." Then John consented.
"Do not suppose that I have come to do away with the Law or the Prophets. I have not come to do away with them but to enforce them.
You must understand therefore, my brothers, that through him the forgiveness of your sins is announced to you,
1 Corinthians 1:30
But you are his children, through your union with Christ Jesus, whom God has made our wisdom??ur uprightness and consecration and redemption,
So the Law has been our attendant on our way to Christ, so that we might be made upright through faith.
and in union with him you too are filled with it. He is the head of all your principalities and dominions.
but only the high priest could enter the inner part, and he but once a year, and never without taking some victim's blood, to offer on his own behalf and for the sins committed through ignorance by the people.
At first he says, "You never wished or cared for sacrifices or offerings, or burnt-offerings or sacrifices for sin"??ll of which the Law prescribes??9 and then he adds, "See, I have come to do your will!" He is taking away the old to put the new in its place.