Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Now we know that what things soever the law saith, it saith to them who are under the law: that every mouth may be stopped, and all the world may become guilty before God.
The privilege is great from every point of view. First of all, because the Jews were entrusted with God's truth.
For all who have sinned apart from the Law will also perish apart from the Law, and all who have sinned whilst living under the Law, will be judged by the Law.
"Does it not stand written in your Law," replied Jesus, "'I said, you are gods'?
But this has been so, in order that the saying may be fulfilled which stands written in their Law, 'They have hated me without any reason.'
1 Corinthians 9:20
To the Jews I have become like a Jew in order to win Jews; to men under the Law as if I were under the Law--although I am not--in order to win those who are under the Law;
Before this faith came, we Jews were perpetual prisoners under the Law, living under restraints and limitations in preparation for the faith which was soon to be revealed.
in order to purchase the freedom of all who were subject to Law, so that we might receive recognition as sons.
But if the Spirit is leading you, you are not subject to Law.
And all the
What then? Are we Jews more highly estimated than they? Not in the least; for we have already charged all Jews and Gentiles alike with being in thraldom to sin.
You are therefore without excuse, O man, whoever you are who sit in judgement upon others. For when you pass judgement on your fellow man, you condemn yourself; for you who sit in judgement upon others are guilty of the same misdeeds;
All who are depending upon their own obedience to the Law are under a curse, for it is written, "Cursed is every one who does not remain faithful to all the precepts of the Law, and practise them."
The whole of the Law and the Prophets is summed up in these two Commandments."
"Go to the Law," said Jesus; "what is written there? how does it read?"
of sin, because they do not believe in me;
1 Corinthians 1:29
to prevent any mortal man from boasting in the presence of God.