Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
whom God had ordained, thro' faith, to be the propitiatory victim by his blood, for the manifestation of his goodness, by patiently passing over their past transgressions: to manifest,
God having sent his own son invested with a body like that of sinful men, as a sacrifice for sin, thereby destroyed its power; which the law could not effect, human nature being in such a corrupted state.
and Jesus answer'd, Let it be so for the present, for it becometh us to do whatever is right. then John consented.
Don't think that I am come to abolish the law or the prophets: I am not come to abolish, but to complete them.
the law indeed was delivered by Moses, but grace and truth was the dispensation of Jesus Christ.
know then, my brethren, it is by him, that the remission of sins is offer'd to you:
1 Corinthians 1:30
for from him it is that ye believe in Christ Jesus, whom God has made to us wisdom, and righteousness, and sanctification, and redemption: that,
so that the law was our school-master to bring us to Christ, that we might be justified by faith.
and ye are filled by him, who is the chief of all principality and power:
the high priest only enter'd, and that but once every year, when he carried the blood, which he offered for himself, and for the errors of the people.
after having said, "victims, oblations, holocausts, and sacrifice for sin, thou wouldst not, neither hadst pleasure therein," tho' they are all prescrib'd by the law;